Jesus, Outrage, and the Gospel

  • September 10, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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We live in an age of outrage. It’s easy for professing Christians to reflect poorly on Christ by exhibiting biting, mean, and divisive behavior in the public sphere. What lessons can we learn from the life of Jesus that apply to our interactions with modern society? In this passage, we see Jesus calling Matthew, a … [Read More…] Jesus, Outrage, and the Gospel

Healer, Master, and Savior

  • September 4, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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Human authority is an interesting thing, isn’t it? It’s easily attained and easily lost. Jesus’ authority contrasts significantly with human authority. In this passage, we see a Savior with authority over sickness, over Satan, and ultimately over sin. When Jesus healed the sick man, the miracle validated Jesus as the Messiah, demonstrated God’s love for … [Read More…] Healer, Master, and Savior

Come To Jesus

  • August 20, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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When all seems lost, where does our hope come from? In this passage, we find Jesus healing a man with leprosy, an outcast from society who had exhausted all options of redemption. Jesus not only approaches this man, but also touches, heals, and instructs him. Our own spiritual sickness makes us eternal outcasts from God, … [Read More…] Come To Jesus

The Solid Rock

  • August 13, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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What’s the foundation of your life? When the storms of life come, will you be able to stand firm against it? In this passage, we learn that when you build upon the rock of Christ you are secure.   Matthew 7:24-29

Kingdom Warnings

  • August 7, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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What warning signs should we consider on our faith journey? In this passage, Jesus paints the picture of two gates — one wide, one narrow — on the road to eternity. He warns of false paths, false teachers, and false followers. Just because everyone is doing something doesn’t make it right. Are you on the … [Read More…] Kingdom Warnings

Don’t Stop Now

  • July 30, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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We are all pursuing the same thing: life to the fullest. Jesus speaks to this core human desire, describing the “race” of life as something that must be pursued with perseverance. What are the key Christian commitments that we need to have to experience life to the fullest? In this passage, we learn that in … [Read More…] Don’t Stop Now

The Dangers of a Critical Spirit

  • July 23, 2018
  • BY Eric Morse
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What are the dangers of a critical spirit? This passage reminds us of the hypocrisy and destructiveness of being judgmental of others. Although it is wise to discern good from evil, when we compare ourselves to others, we are far more likely to err on the side of sin. Being critical of others is destructive … [Read More…] The Dangers of a Critical Spirit

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