Fire Escape

Fire Escape

So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture....
The Inability to Commit

The Inability to Commit

It seems today in our culture people are less interested in making a commitment to church, let alone to God. The Bible says without vision people will perish (Proverbs 29:18.) While the pandemic has played a role in the demise of commitment, the decline has been on...
Identity

Identity

Then Jesus and his disciples went to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said, “John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and still others, one of the prophets.” He asked them, “But who do you say that I...
Pride: The oldest sin in the universe

Pride: The oldest sin in the universe

The first sin was pride. “I want what I want, and I want it when I want it!” “What do you mean I am not as important as I think I am or know less than you?” “I deserve what you have just because I don’t have it and I know more than you just because I am me!” And of...
The Church and the Ancient Jewish Wedding

The Church and the Ancient Jewish Wedding

(Notes from Tuesday Morning Bible Study on 8/24/21 taught by Charlene Moretz.) The Jewish Wedding – A Bride for Isaac (Genesis 24) Gen 24:1-4 – Typology: Abraham = God the Father       Isaac = God the Son  Abraham’s Servant = The Holy Spirit, sent to gather a...
The Gospels: Introduction to Matthew

The Gospels: Introduction to Matthew

(Notes from Tuesday Morning Bible Study) The Bridge Builder: He introduced a New Book (a) Matthew is the introduction of the New Testament. Matthew provides the genealogy of Jesus from Adam. The Biographer: He Introduced the New King Matthew describes Jesus as the...