08/12/18 – Spiritual Preparation

Crossing Your Jordan:  Spiritual Preparation  Scripture reference:  Joshua 3:1-6 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2 At the end of three days the officers went through the camp 3 and […]

08/05/18 – Self-Examination

Crossing Your Jordan:  Self-Examination  Scripture:  Joshua 3:1-6 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2 At the end of three days the officers went through the camp 3 and commanded the […]

07/29/18 – The Persistent Widow

The Parables of Jesus The Persistent Widow   Scripture reference:  Luke 18:1-8   And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 2 He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. 3 And there was a widow in […]

07/22/18 – What I Learned From Camp

What I Learned From Camp   Scripture reference:  Philippians 2:12-13 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill […]

07/08/18 – Workers in the Vineyard

The Parables of Jesus Workers in the Vineyard   Scripture reference:  Matthew 20:1-16 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. 3 And […]

07/01/18 – The Wise Builder

The Parables of Jesus The Wise Builder   Matthew 7:24-27   “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did […]

06/24/18 – The Good Samaritan

The Parables of Jesus The Good Samaritan   Scripture reference:  Luke 10:30-37  Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him […]

06/17/18 – Prodigal Love

The Parables of Jesus Prodigal Love   Scripture reference:  Luke 15:17-24   17 “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 18 I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have […]

06/03/18 – The Rich Fool

The Parables of Jesus The Rich Fool   Scripture reference:  Luke 12:13-16 And he told them a parable, saying, “The land of a rich man produced plentifully, 17 and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?’ 18 And he said, ‘I will do this: I will tear down […]