Jesus invites us to pray with confidence, because on the other side of the door is a generous and gracious Father eager to give what we need.
We all have pretty solid ideas of what we think is the way work and life should work the best, and when it comes to spiritual things – it's not much different. However, following Jesus looks a lot more like trusting than it looks like "knowing."
It Worked! Luke 10:1-20 We’ve been in the book of Luke for several months now, and have about 5 weeks yet before we take a break and move into a…
When Jesus asks us to follow him, he’s not inviting us to add him onto our lives, as if he’s asking us to add coaching little league to our lives. It’s an all or nothing kind of ask.
Jesus sets his face to journey to Jerusalem. Why? Because he knows what he came to do, and he intends to do it.
Like a preview for a movie, Jesus allows three of his disciples a sneak peek into his future glory. The problem is that they are sound asleep. God speaks his audible words over Jesus, confirming him as the Messiah and reminds him that the plan of redemption is right on schedule.
The greatest question you will ever answer in your lifetime is not “who are you?” It’s not “Will you marry me?” And it’s not “Does this dress make me look fat?” The greatest question you will ever answer is one from the lips of Jesus himself: “Who do you say that I am?”
A "summons" is an authoritative call to action. You can be summoned by a judge, by a school principal, or by your mother when it's time for dinner! But Jesus is about to give his disciples a summons. Three scenes in Luke 9 illustrate this call to action.
Faith or Fear Luke 8:22-56 For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been exploring this thing called FAITH as we look at the ministry of Jesus. This began back in…
Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God (Romans 10:17). Jesus explains in Luke 8 that the way you know you're hearing is when you put what you hear into action.