Category Archives: Discipleship

Can you drink the cup

Matthew 20:17-28, Romans 5:1-11 Along the way to Jerusalem, the mother of James and John requested that her sons be given places of honor next to Jesus’ throne. Jesus looked at the two disciples and put forth his own question; … Continue reading

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Follow

Matthew 16:21-28 I am sure most people have played “Follow the Leader.” It is a simple game, but it can become quite complicated if the leader heads in a direction the rest of the players do not want to go. … Continue reading

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Hear God’s Word

Matthew 13:1-9, Leviticus 26:1-20, 1 Timothy 2:1-6 I am amazed by people who solve math problems with relative ease. Math is not my forte; I do not have a head for numbers. In the classroom, I needed to concentrate on … Continue reading

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First in the kingdom

Mark 9:30-41 What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question that we all faced at one time or another. Some probably wanted to be doctors or nurses. Some perhaps wanted to be a professional athlete. … Continue reading

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Gifted

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 Within an orchestra, no room exists for division or distinctions. No one instrument or ensemble is superior to another. In order for the composition to be complete, each musician must perform according to high standards, playing instruments … Continue reading

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To share God’s love

Mathew 12:9-21, Revelation 21:22-27, Isaiah 52:7-10 Can you imagine the ruckus in the synagogue during worship? Rabbi, I don’t like the new music for the psalm. It was too hot/cold inside. I think we should sit/stand during the prayers. Rabbi, … Continue reading

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Fishers of men

Mark 1:14-20 Have you ever noticed when fishing that none of the fish you catch come willingly? Whether throwing a net or casting a line with a rod and real, the fish you catch always try to get away. It … Continue reading

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