Tag Archives: Teaching of Jesus

Salt and light

Matthew 5:11-16 “Salt and light;” that is what Jesus says about you. “You are the salt of the earth and light for the world.” Think about it for a minute. Because of God’s love for his people, and his redeeming … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Great expectations

Matthew 6:25-34 Ours is a world of expectations. Children are expected to do well in school. College graduates expect to embark on a high paying career. Investors expect their portfolio will pay huge dividends. Life is filled with expectations, some … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , ,

The feast is ready

Luke 14:16-24 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 things on their minds. … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Holy Communion | Tagged , , , , , ,

Our Father

Luke 11:1-13 Like so many others, my father worked very hard to ensure our family had everything we needed. I remember hearing him in the morning, leaving for work for work while it was still dark. At the completion of … Continue reading

Posted in Devotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Who is greatest

Mark 9:30-37 Who is the greatest? Who could even dream of having such a conversation while walking with Jesus? Imagine the topics for discussion among the twelve. “Which one prays the best?” “Who is the most spiritual?” “Who is it … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Share the good news

Matthew 16:13-20 Here we are in the midst of Lent, the season of reflection and discipline. Beginning with Ash Wednesday, the children of God are called to live a bit differently. On that day, ashen crosses adorn the foreheads of … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, Evangelism, Lent | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

The Father’s will

Matthew 21:23-32 In the parable, Jesus said “A man had two sons.” Both of these sons were given direction to work in their father’s vineyard. One said no, but later went. The other said yes, but did not go. Which … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,