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John 5:19-30 “Redeemer and Judge”

Nobody likes to be judged. We defend ourselves, protect ourselves, make excuses and explanations for ourselves. We quote Jesus out of context saying, “Judge not that you be not judged” or make ridiculous statements such as “Only God can judge me.” We bristle against the idea of being judged. In John 5, the Pharisees have...

November 27, 2017November 27, 2017by
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Matthew 25:31-46 “Matthew 25 Challenge–Action”

As we talk about often, the Bible is God’s gift to reveal His character, not to give our instructions. It is the written Word that reveals the Living Word. When we approach any Scripture and every Scripture it must be to see who God is. We tend to look at this parable, the parable of...

November 27, 2017November 27, 2017by
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Matthew 25:31-46 “Matthew 25 Challenge: Awareness”

The old saying is, “What you don’t know, won’t hurt you”. The idea is that ignorance can shield us from responsibility and accountability, that we can’t be judged for what we don’t know. Sadly, this is the coward’s way of thinking because it turns our attention from others to ourselves, it changes our line of...

November 13, 2017November 13, 2017by