Preacher: Pastor Ray Text: Matt 15:21-28 For what kind of faith does Jesus offer His highest commendation? Answer: a faith that is not easily offended. A Canaanite woman overcame the following: 1) Jesus’ silence, 2) disciples who were annoyed by her, 3) Jesus’ confusing statement toward her, and 4) what appears as an outright insult […]
Various Snapshots of Faith
Preachers: Pastor Ray, Pastor DuBerry Texts: 1 Thess 5:14, 1 Kings 17:1-16, Luke 4:22-26, John 6:53-69 We can see various snapshots of faith by looking at the prophet Elijah with the widow at Zarephath and Jesus with Peter/disciples.
Prayer: Fruit Bearing Takes Time (Mark 4-8)
Preacher: Pastor Ray Bearing fruit and becoming like Jesus takes time. May the Lord teach us to be patient. Discussion Questions Read Mark 7:1-23. – Why is Jesus critical of the Pharisees? – Examine the condition of your heart. Is it close to the Lord or far off? How can you tell? – How did […]
Prayer: Intimacy Takes Time (Mark 1-4)
Preacher: Pastor Ray A good heart is someone who has no agenda other than just being with Jesus. Discussion Questions Read Mark 1. – What’s the significance of God saying that Jesus is His beloved Son and that He is well pleased with Him before Jesus did anything? – Do you believe that God loves […]