Coffee with Jesus (from Matthew and John) (March-April 2017)
As in many cultures, coffee one of social drinks. Having a cup of coffee with someone implies some level of intimacy. Also in the Bible, to have a drink with someone implied a relationship, but Jesus did more than have a cup of coffee with humanity. As we prepare for Easter we commune with Jesus through the cups he drank to make a relationship with us. Drink up!
Sinners in the Hand of a Forgiving God (from Luke and John) (Feb-March 2016)
This Lent and Easter series looks at how Jesus treats both sin and sinners.
The Betrayal of Jesus (Matthew 26-28) (March-April 2015)
Have you ever felt betrayed? We have a Savior who can empathize.
The Branch and The Fruit (April 2014)
“No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thorn bushes, or grapes from briers” (Luke 6:43-44). Jesus said that a tree is recognized by its fruit, and the prophet Isaiah said that the coming Savior would be a tree. A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit (Isaiah 11:1). This being the case, what fruit does Jesus have?
Lessons on soul preparation.