Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
Jesus begins his public ministry, and if you’ve ever wondered what he preached as he started, here it is: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."
INTRO: Heaven. The great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. –Oliver Wendell Holmes (Progress,