Season Lent

God’s Grace Is Not An Excuse For Sin

Sunday April 7, 2019 Text: Luke 20:9-20 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 20:9-20

Do not mistake God's patience for weakness. In this parable we see a God whose love is far greater than anything we could imagine, but is not endless. Woe to us if God's grace is taken from us.

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The Extravagant Grace of the Father

Monday April 1, 2019 Text: Luke 15:1-2,11-32 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 15:1-2,11-32

This is the prodigal family. The younger son is prodigal with his father’s gifts. The first son is prodigal in judging others. The father is prodigal with his love. Neither son appreciates the extravagant love and gifts of the Father.

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Jesus the Good Gardener

Monday March 25, 2019 Text: Luke 13:1-9 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 13:1-9

The proper attitude when we see others suffer is not to judge them but to repent ourselves. Such repentance is absolutely necessary since sin cannot enter the presence of God. Yet it is beyond our power to produce such repentance. Therefore Christ the gardener does everything He can to create repentance in us. Being thus watered and fertilized by the Holy Spirit through the Word of God we will grow and produce fruits of faith to the glory of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Jesus’ Love is Greater Than Man’s Desire

Tuesday March 19, 2019 Text: Luke 13:31-35 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 13:31-35

Herod wants Jesus dead and Jesus dies. Jerusalem does not want to be gathered and they are not. Jesus’ love is so great that He allows men these choices. Yet Jesus’ love is greater still. Through His death He saves all. Through the preaching of the Word He gives men hearts that will choose Him.

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Christ Passed the Test In Our Place

Tuesday March 12, 2019 Text: Luke 4:1-13 Speaker: Festival: Passages: Luke 4:1-13

  Jesus faced many temptations during the forty days in the wilderness but these three are recorded as a summary. Luke gives us a glimpse into the way in which Satan likes to trick us. But he also shows us the means by which we may defeat Satan.   Temptation number one: I Need This

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Who Is This Son Of Man?

Sunday March 25, 2018 Text: John 12:20-43 Speaker: Festival: / Tags: / / / Passages: John 12:20-43

He is lifted up. He is the Light. He is the Messiah.

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Hallowed Be Thy Name

Sunday March 4, 2018 Text: John 2:13-22 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / / / / Passages: John 2:13-22

  “Hallowed be Thy name.” What does this mean? God’s name is certainly holy all by itself, but we pray in this petition that we also keep it holy. How is God’s name kept holy? God’s name is kept holy when the Word of God is taught in its truth and purity, and we as

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Thy Will Be Done On Earth As It Is In Heaven

Monday February 26, 2018 Text: Mark 8:27-38 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Passages: Mark 8:27-38

      What is God’s will? Peter thought he knew, he was so certain that he knew that he took Christ aside and rebuked Him. I hope you have all been taught, God answers prayers through the Word. We don’t need divine revelation. We don’t need visions or prophets, because we have the complete

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Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Tuesday February 20, 2018 Text: Mark 1:9-15 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / Passages: Mark 1:9-15

Although Satan is the one doing all the tempting, not God, nevertheless God allowed it and even lead Jesus to the place. This was done so that Jesus could pass the test that we never could. The victory is ours in Christ. Nevertheless knowing our own weakness we pray that God would keep such temptation from us.

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Who Gains from the Cross? Barabas

Wednesday March 8, 2017 Text: Matthew 27:15-23 Speaker: Festival: Tags: / / /

 What can we say? The murder, the rebellious, the sinner gets to go free. The righteous Son of God is condemned. Here we have the perfect parable, an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Does Barabbas really get off scot free just because Christ is condemned in his place? Yes absolutely. He is released without

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