True Greatness

October 25, 2020
Moses is shown the promised land, but not allowed to enter.  He dies while talking with God, and God buries him, so no one knows where his grave is, and…

Becoming Prepared

October 11, 2020
In Jesus' parable, the invited guests respond shamefully and criminally.  Their reaction is somewhat inexplicable.  But the host destroys “those murderers.”  He replaces them with people from the streets both…

Living in Obedience

October 4, 2020
Moses relayed the 10 commandments:  8 were prohibitions, 2 were positive, and harder to quantify.  The scribes and the Pharisees had to come up with a lot of extra regulations…

Humble Obedience

September 27, 2020
Jesus is challenged by the religious authorities about his credentials for teaching in the temple.  In return he challenges their faith.  He states that the notorious sinners who repent may…

God’s Provision

September 20, 2020
In His parable, Jesus compares the kingdom of heaven to a landowner who is looking for day laborers.  He hires some first thing in the morning, negotiating a fair price…

In Debt to Love

September 6, 2020
Matthew 18 begins with Jesus telling his disciples one who becomes humble like a child is great in the Kingdom of Heaven.  It then warns people not to cause “little…

Overwhelmed, Pray to God

August 29, 2020
It is easy to feel overwhelmed in the days in which we are living. The sheer scope of the dead from corona virus leaves us numb. More deaths have occurred…