Test the Spirits

Test the Spirits 1 John 4:1–3 [1] Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. [2] By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh […]

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Love is Holiness

Love Is Holiness   1 Thessalonians 3:12–13 [12] and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, [13] so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all […]

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Parenting As Discipleship

Parenting As Discipleship   Proverbs 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame on his mother. 1. The Neglectful Parent (I’m going to reference a Facebook post Sarah made this week during this point as a joke. The image is attached) 2. The Disciplinarian Parent Ephesians 6:4 Fathers, […]

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A Tale of Two Sons

Luke 15:11–32 [11] And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. [12] And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them. [13] Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had […]

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The Triumphant Entry

The Triumphal Entry LUKE 19 [36] And as he rode along, they spread their cloaks on the road. [37] As he was drawing near—already on the way down the Mount of Olives—the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had […]

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The Power of a Promise

2 Peter 1:3–4 His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, [4] by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the […]

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Time for a Checkup

Time for a Checkup   1 Corinthians 12:12–26 [12] For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. [13] For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all […]

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