What Jesus Said – Love your enemies For the Christian, the guiding principle for any healthy conversation is Jesus’ encouragement to approach a person in love, that is, with their emotional and eternal well-being in mind. Scriptures: Romans 13:8-14; 1 John 3:11-18 Sermon Text: Matthew 5:43-48
Our idea of what brings happiness and the truth of the matter are two very different things. Matthew 5:1-12
There are many different philosophical life-views out there; none as compelling and life-hanging as Jesus’ call: Follow me! Sermon Text: Matthew 4:12-23
Jesus is the Lamb of sacrifice—not me or anything that I do. Sermon Text: John 1:29-41
Jesus is the true Son of God and reminds us that we are all children of God. Sermon Text: Luke 2:41-52
Simeon’s story helps us understand that peace is not linked to an absence of conflict or pain, but to the assurance that God keeps His word.
With Joseph stand in awe and wonder of the peace and joy the Christ child brings to your life. Then share it with the world around you. John 1:1-14
With a shepherd marvel this Christmas at the fulfillment of God’s promises. This is God’s Son in human flesh born to redeem the human race! Luke 2:1-20
With Mary you’ll see that God is bigger than all your problems and struggles. Put you trust in him and you will stand amazed at what he will do!
John the Baptist—the Voice in the Wilderness With John the Baptist wonder at the fact that Jesus did not come with power and glory, but as the long-promised Suffering Servant. What a blessing to point people to him! Scriptures: Isaiah 11:1-10; Matthew 3:1-12