Easter 4-1-18

By |2018-07-11T17:52:18-05:00April 1st, 2018|

Date: April 1, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 25:6-9, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24, Acts 10:34-43, Mark 16:1-8 |

"Paper Tigers or the Lion of Judah" ... Only Mary Magdalene is recorded as being present at the tomb in all four Gospels. Oddly, very little is made of this fact by scholars, so I’m going to offer my insights. Mary Magdalene is there as one who received the healing and deliverance of Jesus in her own life. She is there to validate that the curse of the Garden is conquered by the victory of the Cross AND Empty Tomb. What about Peter? Two chapters earlier, Peter utterly denies even knowing Jesus – he now needs
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Christmas Eve 12-24-16

By |2018-07-11T17:54:20-05:00December 24th, 2016|

Date: December 24, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1-12, John 1:1-14 |

Who Defines You? When we give more power to those things which describe us, than to the grace, mercy, love and forgiveness of God in Christ, we rob our lives of finding true and lasting definition, purpose and hope – now and for eternity! Jesus came to inaugurate God’s Kingdom on earth and to begin the final work of putting the world to rights. Each new disciple, who by grace through faith, is transformed from fallen sinner into a child of the living God, is part of the ongoing mission of the Lord. We are defined
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