Grace for Fullness

Matthew 19:29-30 “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name’s sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.  But many who are first will be last; and the last, first.”...

I’d Rather Have Relationship

2 Samuel 5:19, 23 “Then David inquired of the Lord, saying, ‘Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You give them into my hand?’ . . . When David inquired of the Lord, He said, ‘You shall not go directly up; circle around behind them in front of the balsam...

Understanding the Times

Matthew 15:9 “But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.” 1 Chronicles 12:32 “The sons of Issachar, men who understand the times with knowledge of what Israel should do . . .” Observation: In Matthew, Jesus quoted from the prophet...

Properly Placed Identity

Matthew 14:13 “Now when Jesus heard about John, He withdrew from there in a boat to a secluded place by Himself; and when the people heard of this, they followed Him on foot from the cities.” Observation: If ever a man had reason to mourn, it was Jesus. John the...

The Consequences of Offense

Matthew 13:57-58 “And they took offense at Him. But Jesus said to them, ‘A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.’  And He did not do many miracles there because of their unbelief.” Observation: The people in Jesus’s hometown...