Mary had just experienced and enjoyed the best day of her life. Jesus had come to town and raised her brother to life. Lazarus was living; he was testifying, and many were coming to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior. What a day! What a Friend! Mary was overwhelmed with honorable affection for Jesus. … More Why This Waste?
He sure sounds like a legalist. In Psalm 18, David appears to make some over-the-top righteousness claims. At first glance, he seems to be honoring himself for his brilliant behavior and the fantastic consequences he has earned by his goodness. In hearing these statements, it causes one to wonder how any biblically schooled worshiper could … More A Good Man’s Prayer on Good Friday
Paul had been freed from being a false and enslaving brother. Formerly, Paul had great pride in being a “Jew by birth” and not one of those “Gentile sinners.” He was one born as a member of the chosen race. In addition, he was a member of the most powerful nation on the planet; he … More Freedom from False and Enslaving Brothers (Sermon Manuscript from Galatians 2)