Just what did Jesus mean last week at the close of Matthew 19: "The last shall be first, and the first last"? Well, that's where we pick things up this week. How is it that the last are first, and the first last?
Our Lord employs a parable to make His point clear....read >>
When was the last time someone corrected you? How'd you feel about it? Were their efforts received with gratitude, thankful you'd been made to see a better way? Or did you find yourself more like "How dare he correct me!" Or "Who does she think she is?"
What about...read >>
Back in Matthew chapter ten, Jesus had given His disciples authority to heal the sick, to exorcise demons. In our passage today we meet a desperate man whose son is stricken with epilepsy caused by demon possession. He had sought out the disciples for help, but they...read >>
In our passage today, Matthew continues his mission of revealing Jesus the Messiah to his lost family and friends. Like many today, they can get caught up in their religion, but completely miss the Christ.
Today's few verses serve as almost a summary statement, a...read >>
Having denounced cities and "this generation" for their unbelief, Jesus proclaims peace & rest to those who turn from sin, trusting in Him. Are you one of those? If so, why have you come to Christ? Perhaps you were raised in the church, were baptized as an infant,...read >>
Are you married? Why? Are you sure that's the main reason you ought to have said 'I do'? What if the basis of your marriage isn't biblical at all?
So much of our world view is out of whack with the Scripture. As Paul said in Romans 12, we need to thoroughly undergo...read >>
To ensure the world of His love for the Father, Jesus will ask for our Helper, leave us His peace, remind us to rejoice, and make us believe.read >>
Pastor Eric teaches us to love from John 15.
What does it mean to love God? What does it mean to love others? How are these loves alike? How are they different?
Why is love so central to our faith and mission? On that note, what does it mean to be missional?