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.
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 […]
In today’s passage, we encounter an amazing act of kindness on behalf of a blind man. His friends come and beg Jesus to heal this man whom they love and care for. Jesus lovingly takes the man by the hand, leads him away from the group and then heals him. The profoundness of this passage […]
In this sermon, Pastor Phillip discusses Jesus sending out the 12 disciples and how this mission they were on was completely different than what the Jews had in mind. Focusing on the unique nature of their mission, Pastor Phillip discusses how each of us are called in different ways to serve in the Kingdom of […]
In these two parables, Jesus directly speaks of the Kingdom of God, giving us vivid agricultural illustrations to help us understand it. Pastor Phillip takes us directly through each of these parables, discussing how God comes along side us to cultivate His Kingdom and how all nations, Jews and Gentiles, will find peace in it.
This this message, Pastor Nathan takes us through Jesus’ final two explanations of the Parable of the Sower. Again Christ explains how bringing the mystery of the Kingdom to light was God’s full intention and that we have the opportunity and responsibility to share what He has revealed to us.