Contributed on Aug 5, 2012
The servant in Deuteronomy 15 accepted a special mark in order to belong to the master he loved. Is that true for us as well? How can we be marked for Jesus? And how does that mark change who we are as servants of the most high God?
OPEN One night a teenage girl brought her new boyfriend home to meet her parents, and they were appalled by his appearance: leather jacket, motorcycle boots, tattoos and pierced nose. Later, the parents pulled their daughter aside and confessed their concern. "Dear," said the mother ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2012
Jesus tells of 3 servants who were given valuable "talents". Why was the Master in this parable pleased with the first two servants, but angry with the 3rd? And how did the "value" of those talents effect the decisions of each of those three men?
OPEN: Does anybody know what is the highest mountain on earth is? (Mt. Everest) This mountain is located in the Himalayas on the borders of Nepal and China. And because it is the highest mountain on earth, it is a popular destination for mountain climbers. But you need to have a lot of money to ...read more
Contributed on Aug 20, 2012
I want to be a good servant for Jesus, but in this passage Jesus says I can do all kind of great ministry and still be an "unprofitable servant." What two things does Jesus say can stop me from being the profitable servant for Chris that I want to be?
OPEN: The KJV translates Luke 17:10 this way: “So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.’” I don’t want to be an “unprofitable servant”. I want to be a profitable servant for ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2012
The Bible talks about us as being servants of God. But it also says we are Sons of the living God. How can we be both? And what does that mean to us as live our Christian life?
OPEN: James Dobson tells of the time he was away on a business trip. While he was away, and his wife and 2 children were sitting down to eat, his wife turned to their two year old son Ryan and asked if he would like to pray before he and sister ate. The invitation startled the little boy, but he ...read more