Saturday, January 23, 2016

42 The King on Secret Giving

Charity to the poor is a Christian characteristic. However, what is the motive behind the giving? Does one give for the glory of God or does one give to be praised by others?

28 Understanding Romans 7

Protestants have debated Romans 7.14-25 for centuries.  Was Paul describing his Christian life as one dominated by sin?  We examined the passage this evening.

41 The King on Being Perfect

King Jesus didn't mince words; we are to be perfect as our Father in heaven is perfect.  What did he mean and how is it accomplished?

27 The Law Reveals Sin

Torah, the Law of Moses, was given to reveal the sinfulness of the human heart.  It can't save a soul, only point a person to Jesus Christ.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

The Birth of the Messiah

Our understanding of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus are often overlaid with traditions and legends.  What really happened when Jesus was born in Bethlehem?  What was Luke trying to tell us?

Saturday, December 5, 2015

39 The King on Retaliation and Generosity (Part 2)

What did Jesus mean when he told people to give their clothes, walk two miles and loan freely?

Monday, November 16, 2015

38 The King on Retaliation and Generosity (Part 1)

Christ's teachings on non retaliation are some of the most difficult to understand (or accept).  In the Age of ISIS what did King Jesus mean when he taught his disciples to turn the other cheek?

Sunday, November 8, 2015

37 The King on Telling the Truth

The King demands of all his royal subjects that they be so known for their honesty that oaths and promises are unnecessary.  

Sunday, November 1, 2015

36 The King on Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Part 3)

In this last sermon on Jesus' and Paul's teachings on divorce and remarriage we examined a series of hypothetical scenarios and explained the prohibitions and allowances of who may remarry, who may not remarry and who may not remarry but may be allowed to do so in the future.