In this week’s message, Pastor Phillip addresses the question surrounding interpretation of Mark 10:25 and Jesus’ intention to show his disciples and us the necessity of living our lives with an open hand to the Lord.
Here in this passage, Jesus encounters a young man who is eager to follow Him but is hindered by the riches he posses. While this young man loved his possessions more than the Lord, we have to ask ourselves if there is anything we are unwilling to surrender to follow Jesus.
Addressing an often neglected subject in the Church today, Pastor Phillip gives a lesson in Hell 101. Wanting to leave a deep impression upon the disciples, Jesus uses a historically and prophetically significant reference to “The valley of the son of Hinnom” or Gehenna. A place known for child sacrifice and refuse burning, Jesus uses […]
In this message, Pastor Phillip addresses a concept not commonly taught among evangelicals today – the rewards we as followers of Christ will receive. Jesus taught this concept and it’s important that we recognize its importance. However, as Pastor Phillip discusses, we don’t simply receive a reward for doing something in Jesus’ name, but the […]
How is it that our parents often knew when we had done something wrong growing up? Here in this passage Jesus catches His disciples having discussed who would be the greatest in the kingdom of God. As Pastor Phillip explains, Jesus had just told them about His death which confused them but their minds gravitated […]
Have you ever tried rowing a boat upstream? If you have, you probably remember it being very difficult if not impossible to do so. In this passage of Scripture, we see Jesus testing His disciples to see if they were going with the flow or against it. Many people had differing ideas about who Jesus […]