Jesus loved Lazarus and Martha and Mary, but that love would be tested to the limits when Lazarus became deathly sick.
Jesus has healed a woman on the Sabbath. The synagogue leaders are furious, but Jesus tells them and us something we must learn about the kingdom of God.
Jesus is teaching on the Sabbath. Everyone is enjoying his message when a woman shows up with a deformity she has endured for 18 years. Jesus calls her to the front of the synagogue. What will he do on this day of rest?
Martha has been gently humbled by the Lord. All her busy-ness got her into a mess, but what lessons does her story and that of her sister Mary have for us?
Martha has welcomed Jesus into her home and is hoping to make it a grand occasion. But calamities in the kitchen soon make a mess and Martha loses control and complains. Jesus' response to her is a lesson she will not soon forget!
There was once a widow who would not be silenced and finally received what she needed. Jesus told this famous story, and it has many lessons for us. Let’s learn them together.
The disciples are filled with great concern and fear. To help them get through this time of trial Jesus tells them an unforgettable story about a widow who did not have a chance against an unjust judge.
A woman caught in sin is thrown at the feet of Jesus and the religious leaders demand that Jesus act. What will Jesus say that will uphold the righteousness of God? What will Jesus do that will show the mercy of God?
Jesus is teaching in the Temple when the religious leaders bring a woman to him. They have caught her in the act of adultery! The Law demands that she be put to death for her sin. If he forgives her, he is not following the Law. If he condemns her, he is compromising his message. What will Jesus do?
Who would have thought a conversation between Jesus and a woman could lead to a discussion with men and a turning point in the history of a village?
Could you use a good night’s sleep? I bet some of you listening today have trouble sleeping because of worry or fear. What’s the solution? – meditate on the truth of God. Stop meditating on the lies.
The first word of the first chapter in the book of Psalms is “happy.” The last word in Psalm 1 isperish. It is as if the writer is saying, “I am holding out two paths for you. One brings happiness, onewill cause you to perish. Which path will you choose?”
One day, someone asked an extremely rich man how much money was enough to be content and he answered, “Just a little bit more.”
How much is enough for you? What do you want most out of life? Success? A big bank account?Fame? How much will it take to satisfy you? How much is enough? I think you know the answer.Everything in the world is not enough.
Here’s a reason why we get into trouble - we make decisions based on partial information, rather than the whole story. How can we stop doing this? Today we will learn how.