In this third lesson on humility, Jesus instructs His little ones about His little ones: prefer one another rather than self-seek. By the parable of the lost sheep, He goes on to show the humility of His Father: His character of long suffering and patience toward...read >>
It's a family affair. Our Father in heaven means to make followers of Jesus Christ: sinners, saved by grace, lives that are being transformed into the glorious likeness of His Son, the sinless Savior.
Are you all in? Are you all in His family? What role do you...read >>
Ever brought something to someone to fix? Maybe you thought all else was fine save this one little broken part. But, when you got the bill, you realized that a whole lot more than you were aware of was in need of repair. "Everything was connected," they said.
Again? Yes, again. The on-listeners didn't get it the first time. Do we ever?
Therefore, the Good Shepherd spells it out again, this time in greater detail. In order that we might love the Shepherd, He compares Himself with previous (false) shepherds, thieves &...read >>
Having dealt with the blindness of the religious leaders to the light of the glory of God in the face of Jesus, the Good Shepherd now turns His vocals toward their deafness.
These leaders are a type of shepherd, but they must get into the fold another way, for...read >>
Jesus is zealous for His Father's name, fame, and reputation in our community.
This morning we get a glimpse of that zeal in the way He protects what is sacred, and destroys what is not near the outer gates of His Father's house.
With temple tables flying, money...read >>