Contributed on Mar 13, 2012
Not much is said about self-denial and sacrifice in today's church and society, but it is central to the life of a disciple of Jesus Christ.
Mark 8:31-38 “A Different Drummer” INTRODUCTION Selective hearing is a curious human phenomenon. We have the ability to hear only what we want to hear. Teenagers can hear the word “food,” but they have trouble hearing, “Do your homework,” or ...read more
Contributed on Mar 20, 2012
Jesus tells us there are real consequences in our lives. He tells us this so that we can see the contrasts, look clearly at our lives, appreciate the gracious gift of God as a gift of love and live in fearless confidence of that love.
John 3:14-21 “The Gift of Love” INTRODUCTION Traveling in foreign countries it becomes apparent to the observant tourist that there are basically two different types of travelers. There is the traveler who packs his or her country in the suitcase and brings the country on ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2012
Choices are made each day to follow Jesus and to live by faith. We choose to allow God to be glorified in our lives.
John 12:20-33 “Following His Footsteps” INTRODUCTION Jodi Kantor, in her book, The Obamas portrays Michelle Obama as struggling with the cost of being “The First Lady.” Kantor writes that Mrs. Obama shied away from the spotlight and fought against the loss of ...read more