Some people have cleaned up on the outside, but they have never been born again.
Text: Matthew 12:43-45Sermon Series: Stories Jesus Told
My goal in this sermon is very simple. I hope to convince you of the importance of persistence in prayer. […]
Text: Luke 18:1-8Sermon Series: Stories Jesus Told
The last few days I have been meditating on the famous parable of the seed and the sower. It is […]
Text: Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23Sermon Series: Stories Jesus Told
This parable is not just teaching us about final rewards. It is also probing at the level of our motives. Why are we doing what we do? If it’s a straight reward you want, fine, you’ll get it. God will never cheat you. But that’s all you’ll get. And you’ll go to heaven grumbling all the way, always checking to see how you are doing compared with someone else – overestimating your own importance and underestimating the grace of God. But if you decide to do your work for the Lord’s sake alone, you will never be disappointed.
Text: Matthew 20:1-16Sermon Series: Stories Jesus Told