"Let the children come to Me." Those were the words of Jesus from our passage last week. "For the Kingdom belongs to such as these." Christ's Kingdom is fit only for those with child-like faith, humility & dependence upon Jesus, the Rock of our salvation.
Why is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence?
"If I were a real Christian, wouldn't waters part for me like they do for everyone else?"
"Wait a minute, that guy's not even a Christian, yet look at how well his life is going?"
Ever heard the expression "power corrupts"? It's not that power corrupts, rather power reveals our corruption. Power in the hands of a sin-bent self is dangerous. But that same power in the hands of a righteous man is a blessing to all.
Last week we saw the...read >>
Water is crucial to life... especially during a famine!
Isaac continued to grow in numbers, wealth & works. Abimelech couldn't help but note that something was special about this man. No matter how much they pushed or persecuted him, the Lord continued to bless &...read >>
All our pre-Christ lives are spent learning how to live by flesh, not by faith. But then Light breaks into our darkness: death must be unlearned, and Life must be learned!
So, in the process, what happens when flesh meets impossibility, worry and fear? Naturally,...read >>
So what becomes of the family line of rebellious Cain? Prosperity! Weird huh? Despite the counsel of Job's friends, it look as though the wicked do prosper. But something tells me you know a few that do, too!
Then what of the righteous? Well, they'll build their...read >>
"Overcomer" Isn't that just what the Jews wanted in their Messiah? That's exactly how Jesus describes Himself: "I have overcome the world."
The prosperity gospel has never been more popular. "Pray this prayer and you'll get your dream job." "Send money to this...read >>
This is the second of two sermons based on John's account of the feeding of five thousand.
If a candidate were to offer a healing health care option like Jesus, or freely fed thousands as He did on more than one account, it's a pretty safe bet that they'd get...read >>