Sunday, March 11, 2018 •
Jesus is not interested in multiplying numbers of converts if they are not genuine believers, so He challenged those who professed belief in Him as the Messiah. What is the sign of true discipleship?
Sunday, March 04, 2018 •
Jesus claimed many radical things. His second radical claim at the Feast of Tabernacles coincided with the Light ceremony. But not all accept Jesus' claims. To these skeptics, Jesus provided heavenly substantiation.
Sunday, February 25, 2018 •
For numerous reasons, the story of the adulterous woman brought before Jesus was probably oral tradition that only later found its way into the Gospel. Nevertheless, it is has all the earmarks of historical veracity.
Sunday, February 18, 2018 •
Jesus claimed to speak words that were (and continue being) spirit and life (6:63). Yet His words are not without controversy. Jesus faced challenges from the religious establishment of His day, a challenge that continues in our world today.
Sunday, February 11, 2018 •
Jesus is the most controversial person who ever lived, a fact even attested by Atheists like H. G. Wells, who said, "I am an historian, I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history." A response to Jesus is demanded.
Sunday, February 04, 2018 •
Jesus' feeding miracle was a defining moment for His ministry. It identified Jesus as the long-promised "Prophet like Moses," but Jesus' difficult teaching forced the crowd to make a decision.
Sunday, December 31, 2017 •
Tomorrow marks the beginning of a New Year and resolution-making is practiced by many. Resolutions are promises. As Believers in covenant relationship with God, we have obligated ourselves to keep certain promises made to God. What are they?
Sunday, December 24, 2017 •
Humans have celebrated the birth of children since the very beginning with some form of announcement (Cf. Gen. 4:1). Messiah's birth, the greatest miracle in history, deserved an announcement that equaled its majesty. Today we study the Angel's announcement to the shepherds.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 •
Of all of the characters in the Christmas story, Joseph is perhaps the one with which most of us can identify. He faced an extremely difficult challenge. A study of Joseph provides encouraging lessons for whatever challenges we might face.
Sunday, December 10, 2017 •
Jesus' miracles contributed to His popularity, but also revealed popular misconceptions about the promised Messiah. Today we attempt to correct the second of two misconceptions in this chapter.
Sunday, December 03, 2017 •
The Bible speaks a lot about faith, but what exactly is it? In today's message, Pastor Bruce examines a healing miracle from Mark's Gospel.
Scriptures: Mark 5:25-34
Sunday, November 26, 2017 •
Jesus' miracles contributed to His popularity, but also revealed popular misconceptions about the promised Messiah. Today we attempt to correct the first of two misconceptions in this chapter.