Sunday recap

John 18:1-40 “What is Truth?”

Click to read John 18 Jesus went out with His disciples, crossed back over the Brook Kidron, and reentered the Garden of Gethsemane which was kind of like their meet up spot! Dealing with someone who has betrayed you is one of the most difficult things to endure, yet Jesus loved Judas and withheld nothing of Himself…

John 17:6-10 “Take No Glory”

Jesus spent time praying for His disciples. He prayed for their protection and sanctification. Everything that Jesus did was for the glorification of the Father and He knew that, through their sanctification, the Father would be glorified. We were created to be His witness, to reveal to hurting and dying people that He has defeated…

Spiritual Warfare

We do not fight against flesh and blood. We often forget that when there is so much hate and anger around us. What happens in the spiritual realm affects what is happening in our lives and in the world around us. There is a real war that has been going on since the beginning of…

1 Timothy 2 “Roles and Responsibilities”

We spend a lot of time complaining about our leaders, circumstances, enemies – the list goes on and on. I heard it said once that complaints are simply misguided intercession. In 1 Timothy, Paul exhorts us that we should pray for ALL men, especially those that are in authority. Secretly, when new people are elected,…

John 16:8-22 “Joy to the World”

Jesus did not promise a problem-free life. But He did promise that He would turn our suffering into joy and that He has GOOD plans for us (Jeremiah 29:11). And He will take the situations that are hopeless and painful and transform them into joy. Jesus uses the suffering of a woman during childbirth to…