Summary: Jesus provides a picture of what the judgment will look like when he returns in his glory. In light of his coming judgment, believers must live well by loving the least of these. In doing so, we put forth a picture of the gospel and the coming kingdom of God.
Summary: Jesus displays his enduring love for his own as he washes the disciples' feet, which anticipates the spiritual cleansing that he offers through his own sacrificial death, and sets them an example of humble service.
Summary: The Parable of the Good Samaritan is one of the most familiar stories in the Bible. Sadly, many people do not understand the primary message of the parable. Jesus teaches us that we are to be a neighbor to everyone by showing mercy.
Summary: 2 Samuel 9 tells the story of David's kindness to Mephibosheth. His gracious and generous kindness displays a beautiful picture of the gospel. Jesus is the true and better David, the true and better King of kindness.
Summary: Genesis 12:1-3 teaches us that God's faith-filled people are blessed so that they might be a blessing to the world. Listen to this sermon to discover why this text is foundational for the mission of God and our mission to serve others. This is the first of five installments in our Serve Series.
Summary: Marriage is a gracious gift from God designed to reflect his character and purpose. Jesus teaches us that marriage is more sacred than we think, more intimate than we think, and more difficult than we think. God desires for our marriages to go the distance.
Summary: Life in the kingdom of God radically reorients the way we relate to one another. This parable reveals another way the gospel changes everything. We must extend forgiveness in light of God’s radical and measureless forgiveness toward us.
Summary: We all face trials and suffering. If you have not experienced a heavy dose of suffering yet, you probably will. How can we endure? The Power of Christian Hope teaches us that we can endure suffering to the glory of God because Jesus is the solution to our suffering.
Summary: The way we spend our money reflects what we believe about God and what we truly treasure in life. Jesus teaches that disciples are to reflect the values of the kingdom by using money in such a way that shows that money is not their treasure, God is.
Summary: The Lord's prayer possesses both childlike simplicity and profound depth. As Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray and fast in the Sermon on the Mount, he instructs them to seek the praise of God rather than the praise of man.