Monthly Archives: February 2016

Proclaim the gospel

Matthew 2:1-12 The Christian mission is to preach the gospel throughout the earth so all people might realize God’s grace. It is a daunting task, to preach to the whole world, but God’s people must be diligent, for we never … Continue reading

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This is my body

Matthew 26:17-30 Gathered around the Passover table, Jesus reclined with his disciples for one final meal, one last teaching moment, one last time to show them the depths to which God was willing to go in order to save his … Continue reading

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Render to God

Mark 12:13-17 The Pharisees and Herodians were out to set a snare for Jesus; they wanted a way to charge and arrest him. In previous attempts, their plots could not stand in the light of God’s truth. With this latest … Continue reading

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The power to preach

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 When Paul arrived in Thessalonica, most of the citizens had not yet heard of Jesus. Paul’s message was unlike any other they heard before.  Some might have thought him crazy to believe so earnestly a story of … Continue reading

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Given for you

1 Corinthians 11:23-34 It was the first time the bread had been placed in her hands. The words she heard so many times before, having been said to others are finally said to her; “This is the body of Christ … Continue reading

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Discipline

Matthew 4:18-25 Discipline. Just the word itself seems intimidating enough without us having to talk about it. But discipline is what the season of Lent calls for, spiritual discipline is what so many Christians the world over hope to achieve. … Continue reading

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What must I do?

Mark 10:17-31 What must I do to inherit eternal life? This is a question much like that asked by so many people today. “What must I do to make it into heaven?” The rich man in the text told Jesus … Continue reading

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