Doing Something Significant for the Kingdom

What does it look like to do something significant for the kingdom of God? This past Sunday we looked at the Parable of the Talents from Matthew 25:14-30. We discussed two contrasting views of the Master than result in two contrasting types of stewardship and two contrasting futures. Here is a short excerpt from a … Continue reading Doing Something Significant for the Kingdom

Do You Treasure Your Invitation to the Ultimate Banquet?

RSVP - The Ultimate Invitation - A Personal Worship Guide Click on the above for the guide for Luke 14:7-24. Monday: What do you see in Luke 14:7-24 for which you can praise the Lord? What does He desire? Pay particular attention to verse 23. What one way would you live differently if you desired … Continue reading Do You Treasure Your Invitation to the Ultimate Banquet?

Happy Are Those Who Are Poor in Spirit – A Few Reflections and A Prayer

The Sermon on the Mount describes what human life and human community looks like when they come under the gracious rule of King Jesus… Still today the indispensable condition of receiving the kingdom of God is to acknowledge our spiritual poverty… Thus, to be ‘poor in spirit’ is to acknowledge our spiritual poverty, indeed our … Continue reading Happy Are Those Who Are Poor in Spirit – A Few Reflections and A Prayer