Tag Archives: Repentance

Accepting truth

Luke 18:31-43 Jesus told them plainly; once they reached Jerusalem, he would be turned over to the Gentiles, be beaten and then killed. Yet on the third day, God would raise him from the grave. Even as we know this … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

Mark 8:27-38 Who do you say Jesus is? Messiah? Lord? What about Savior or Lamb of God? There are many other attributes for Jesus that could be written, but what do all these things mean? When asked by a non-believer, … Continue reading

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God loves you

1 John 3:1-11 “God loves you just the way you are.” On the surface, this statement has an element of truth. God loves you. But simply thinking God loves you just the way you are does not tell the whole … Continue reading

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Forgiving and forgetting

Hebrews 10:12-18, Matthew 18:21-34 Does forgiving mean forgetting? How difficult is it to truly forgive someone an offense against you if you are not willing to forget it? As the situation remains stuck in the far reaches of your memory, … Continue reading

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For the sake of sinners

Matthew 9:9-17 Once, I met a man named Greg. Greg was homeless. He was one whom society overlooked or avoided. Still, Greg was a member of our community, a person created by God, a sinner in need of redemption. Who … Continue reading

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Invited

Joel 1:1-13, Revelation 18:15-24, Luke 14:12-24 The table is set, the banquet prepared. Everything is ready. It is time for the feast. There is only one problem; the guests have decided not to attend. It seems there are more pressing … Continue reading

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Do you love God?

John 14:15-31 “Do you love God?” To good Christian folk this question seems to have an obvious answer, of course we love God. Before we answer too quickly, perhaps we should consider another question; “Do we keep his commandments?” The … Continue reading

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