As beloved disciples of Jesus, wrapped in his righteousness and forever safe in his arms, let us abhor playing it safe, and instead let us swing for the fences. As disciples who love the King and his Kingdom, let us fear ministerial apathy more than ministerial failure. Let us invest wisely and boldly, and look … More Let Us Fear Apathy More Than Failure
In Luke 14, Jesus is dining at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, and he is simultaneously loving and offending one and all. He first offends his legalistic friends by performing another Sabbath-day healing. (vs. 1-6) He then offends his fellow invited guests who were arrogantly striving for the most honorable seats. They should be humble. (vs. … More What are you doing with God’s invitation?
The King was promised. He would come through the line of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Judah, and David. He would be born in Bethlehem and live in Nazareth. He would heal the sick and set free the demon oppressed. His rule would begin in Israel and span the globe. This king would have an international kingdom; he … More Perspective is Everything