2019/6/9 “What gifts do we seek?” (Acts 2:1–21)

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1 On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place.  2  Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting.  3  Then, what looked like flames or tongues of fire appeared and settled on each of them.  4 […]

2019/5/5 “Moving Forward” (John 21-1–19)

  1 Later, Jesus appeared again to the disciples beside the Sea of Galilee. This is how it happened. 2 Several of the disciples were there—Simon Peter, Thomas (nicknamed the Twin), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples. 3 Simon Peter said, “I’m going fishing.” “We’ll come, too,” they all said. So […]

2019/4/14 “Joy and Pain” (Luke 19:28b–40)

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28b Jesus went on toward Jerusalem, walking ahead of his disciples. 29 As he came to the towns of Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives, he sent two disciples ahead. 30 “Go into that village over there,” he told them. “As you enter it, you will see a young donkey tied there that no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring […]

2019 / 3 / 31 “Christ wants it all” (Luke 15)

Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! So Jesus told them this story: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will […]