“The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ” Philippians 3:7-12 But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as […]
“Restore the Joy Then…” Psalm 51 & 1 Peter 3:15 1 Peter 3:15- but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect, Psalm 51 Have mercy […]
“Happiness Stealers…” Happiness in light of the depravity of man.
“The More Blessed Experience: Entering into the Joy” Matthew 25:14-30 “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants[a] and entrusted to them his property. 15 To one he gave five talents,[b] to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. 16 He […]
“My Joy: That Your Joy May Be” John 15:11+ These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.
“Resurrection: Greatest Event In History” Easter Sunday 2014
“When Darkness Reigns: Let There Be Light” Luke 22:63-23:56 Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking him as they beat him. 64 They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” 65 And they said many other things against him,blaspheming him. Jesus Before the Council 66 When day […]
“This Time in Jericho The Down Flat Go Straight Up: see Zacchaeus” Luke 19:1-10 He entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3 And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he […]
“Getting Your Bearings: Right From Resurrection Day One” Luke 24:13-35 Jesus Walks the Road to Emmaus 13 Now that very day two of them were on their way to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking to each other about all the things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and debating these […]