Series: The Hard Sayings of Jesus
In this series we look at statements Jesus made that are hard to understand, confusing, inscrutable, or might seem outrageous to human understanding.
Specks, Logs, Pigs and Pearlsby Daniel Vanderhorst | October 29, 2017
Jesus’ commands to “judge not” and “not throw your pearls” expose our pride and lack of love and drive us to the gospel of grace.
Faith That Moves Mountainsby Johnny Vanderhorst | October 22, 2017
The Power for Faith
From Simon to Cephasby Blaine Freidline | October 15, 2017
It is Peter’s embrace of the truth that Jesus is “the Christ, the Son of the Living God,” that transforms Peter from a rough, unstable, blustering fisherman into the world-changing, Ekklesia-building fisher of men. So with you.
Spiritual Violenceby John Vanderhorst | October 8, 2017
John the Baptist announces the kingdom of God with a kind of spiritual violence. So must we take hold of the kingdom with spiritual “violence,” both in our first coming to Christ and in walking with Him thereafter.
When Disaster Strikesby Johnny Vanderhorst | October 1, 2017
Jesus taught that in this broken world, the strike of disaster is unpredictable. But the call we need is consistent: to be prepared to stand before God.
The Unforgiveable Sinby Mike Bergen | September 25, 2017
By understanding Jesus’ statement about sin against the Holy Spirit, we can better understand the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives and the joy He experiences when we respond to His work of bringing us to Jesus, the Forgiver.
Love Your Enemies?by Johnny Vanderhorst | September 17, 2017
Christians’ treatment of those who mistreat us is meant to be one of our greatest distinctives.
Camels and Moneyby John Vanderhorst | September 10, 2017
Jesus is true righteousness and true riches. Choosing money and possessions — or any other god — over Jesus leaves you with nothing but self-righteousness and empty riches.