Built on the foundation of "love one another," what should our attitudes toward other people be? Does that even matter, if we're behaving politely? Pastor John continues his series on what the Bible requires of us with regard to other people.
In a new series on the commands related to how we ought to treat "One Another" found in the Bible, Pastor John explores the key beahviour and attitude: Love. What does this love look like? Who is the "one another" we are commanded to love?
Ten out of twelve spies reported back to Moses that the Israelites could not take the Promised Land. They even wanted a new leader to take them back to Egypt. Only Joshua and Caleb reported that, with God on their side, they would secure the whole land. Pastor John shows us how to handle our fears in light of our faith in an all-powerful God who loves us, using Numbers 13-14 as a guide.
The Israelites were only a mere year out of captivity in Egypt and had seen God miraculously provide manna each day. Yet, they complained. They complained so loudly that Moses said he'd prefer death to having to lead them. With a look at Numbers 11, Pastor John discusses our tendency to complain - why, why we shouldn't, and how we can change.
Resurrection Sunday took Jesus' friends and followers by surprise, though it shouldn't have. Pastor John explores the encounter between the women and the angels at the tomb, as well as Jesus' revelation of Himself to His other friends. He is Risen! It is True!
People have looked to prophecy for centuries, trying to determine what will come next? When will the Messiah arrive? When will Jesus return? Pastor John looks at prophecies given by Jesus in Luke 21 that not only prove He is the Messiah, but give us hope for the future.
Looking into Luke 20:1-18, Pastor John lays out for us this simple truth: Either we can be broken and then rebuilt by Jesus Christ, or crushed in the last day. Which will you choose? You'll be broken either way, so choose life.