A case study in humility

Passage: “Also He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other men—extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. I … Continue reading A case study in humility

Observations Of A Prodigal #6

 “But his father said to the servants, ‘Quick! Bring the finest robe in the house and put it on him. Get a ring for his finger and sandals for his feet. 23 And kill the calf we have been fattening. We must celebrate with a feast, 24 for this son of mine was dead and has now returned to life. He was lost, but now he is … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #6

Observations Of A Prodigal #5

“So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him. Luke 15:20   Sin’s A Domino! Sin affects in many ways. We sin against God and man at the same time. Even if we don’t directly sin against man, … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #5

A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Luke 18:9-14 9And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:  10“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.  11“The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Last Breath: Forgive

Dr. Strange Love Is it strange to you that the first word from Jesus on the cross was “forgive”? Isn’t this the ultimate reason that Jesus came: to forgive sinners? In forgiving sinners, He demonstrated a love that many thought was strange. Throughout His earthly ministry, He had been criticized time and again for socializing, “partying” and eating with “sinners”, of whom all needed forgiveness. On … Continue reading Last Breath: Forgive