July 10, 2020
How do you make the important decision of actually choosing an apostle? Jesus chose the original 12, but now it was up to the 11 to choose a replacement for Judas. How do you even begin? What is the criteria? How is God involved in all of it?
July 9, 2020
If there was one earmark of the early church, it was unity. They had the same purpose, same passion, and same commitment to prayer. Their individual love for the gospel gave them an impenetrable bond with each other.
July 8, 2020
Wistful thinking about the future can cause us to miss the important duties and opportunities of the day. Jesus helped the disciples focus on the imminent empowerment of the Holy Spirit and the consequent evangelism of the world! The Kingdom with all of it coming glory will have to wait for now...
July 7, 2020
Jesus was a man of action! Luke described his Gospel as a history of all that Jesus began both TO DO and to teach! He never expected of others what he did not first practice himself. Thanks for coming along for the ride as we discover the wonderful truth of this book of action.
July 6, 2020
I'm not very good at goodbyes. They're awkward. And I can't bear the thought of being away from someone I love for any extended period of time. Imagine how the disciples must have felt on the day that Jesus ascended. You might be surprised!
July 3, 2020
Attorneys use the power of subpoena to elicit testimony from witnesses. "Somebody saw something that will bring value and credibility to the case of my client." In that same sense, you and I have been subpoenaed by the Lord Jesus to testify to the jury of the world that He is indeed risen!
July 2, 2020
Have you ever encountered a situation and thought to yourself, "This is too good to be true."? The disciples found themselves in that exact situation. They didn't know if they should be afraid or if they were seeing a ghost. Jesus provided some very practical proof that he was indeed among them. Why is the bodily resurrection of Christ important?
July 1, 2020
Adrenalin can cause you to do some pretty physically amazing things! When two disciples found out who Jesus was after a long hike, they turned around and hike all the way back to Jerusalem to tell the others...uphill all the way!
June 30, 2020
How would you like to have a mystery speaker come to your church and expound upon all the passages in the Old Testament that prophesied about the Messiah? What if that speaker amazed you with his accuracy and astounded you with the clarity of his teaching? And then you found out it was Jesus himself! That actually happened... Listen.
June 29, 2020
Did that title get your attention? Of course it did. And I want you to know that I don't believe it for a moment. But for a fleeting moment, that's exactly what Jesus' own disciples believed! They had all the evidence right in front of them, including the very prediction of Christ Himself! And yet...