March 24, 2013
Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey, saddled with His disciples’ cloaks. He’s accompanied by the Twelve, other devout followers, and curious pilgrims arriving simultaneously for Passover
March 10, 2013
Jesus’ flint-like trek towards Jerusalem, bound for the Cross, continues through the prosperous city of Jericho.
March 3, 2013
Jesus, bound for Jerusalem by way of Jericho, encounters a blind man begging along side of the road. Mark’s gospel tells us his name is Bartimaeus. The f15 mile jaunt from Jericho to Jerusalem is well traveled by pilgrims sojourning to Jewish festivals.
February 24, 2013
Jesus said: “For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.” (due to technical difficulties, the audio recording quality is compromised)
February 3, 2013
While Jesus’ story about the rich man and Lazarus describes the impassable chasm between Hades and Paradise, this side of death we all face another chasm. The chasm between us and God is just as real and yet this great divide has been crossed.
December 23, 2012
Both the Old and New Testaments have recorded the lyrics of what were actual songs sung by Israel, the early church, and even the angels and saints in heaven.
December 16, 2012
The origins of the Christmas tree have long been debated. Most affirm they came from Germany or somewhere in northern Europe but many unsubstantiated legends and myths, both pagan and Christian, cloud the historical truth.
December 9, 2012
700 years before Jesus’ birth, Isaiah describes the royal names of our Messiah, the attributes and qualities of the King of kings and Lord of Lords. David asks rhetorically, “Who is He, this King of glory?”
December 2, 2012
We know from the Scriptures, that before His birth in a lowly manger in Bethlehem, Jesus, God the Son, dwelt in preeminent glory and supremacy.
October 13, 2012
Beginning with what many scholars believe was a creedal hymn in the early church, Colossians 1:15-23 reveals three very important dynamics of the Gospel message.