Follow the Right Way—God’s Way!

Follow the Right Way—God’s Way!

21 From that time, Jesus began to show his disciples that he had to go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and experts in the law, and be killed, and on the third day be raised again.  22 Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him,...
Our Church is Built on the Rock

Our Church is Built on the Rock

13 When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”   14 They said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”  15 He said to them, “But you, who do...
Confidence in God’s Mercy

Confidence in God’s Mercy

13 I am speaking to you Gentiles. For as long as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I am going to speak highly of my ministry. 14 Perhaps I may make my own people jealous, and so save some of them. 15 For if their rejection meant the reconciliation of the world, what...
Face Your Trials with Faith

Face Your Trials with Faith

2 Consider it complete joy, my brothers, whenever you fall into various kinds of trials, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces patient endurance. 4 And let patient endurance finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking...
Depend on Jesus to Meet Your Needs

Depend on Jesus to Meet Your Needs

13 When Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place to be alone. When the crowds heard this, they followed him on foot from the towns.14 When Jesus got out of the boat, he saw a large crowd. He had compassion on them and healed...
It’s Time to Be Kingdom Smart

It’s Time to Be Kingdom Smart

44 “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid again. In his joy, he goes away and sells all that he has and buys that field.45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls. 46 When he found one very...
There are Weeds for a Reason

There are Weeds for a Reason

24 He presented another parable to them: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. 25 But while people were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. 26 When the plants sprouted and produced heads of grain,...
Jesus Has a Yoke For You

Jesus Has a Yoke For You

25 At that time, Jesus continued, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from clever and learned people and have revealed them to little children. 26 Yes, Father, because this was pleasing to...
Don’t Let The Sting Stop The Harvest

Don’t Let The Sting Stop The Harvest

24 “A disciple is not above his teacher, nor is a servant above his master. 25 It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher and the servant like his master. If the master of the house was called Beelzebul, how much more the members of his household!26 “So do...
What Our Country Needs

What Our Country Needs

35 Jesus traveled through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness.36 When he saw the crowds, he was moved with compassion for them, because they were troubled...
Have a Heart for the Lost

Have a Heart for the Lost

9 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting in the tax collector’s booth. He said to him, “Follow me.” Matthew got up and followed him.10 As Jesus was reclining at the table in Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners were actually there...