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Luke 19:1-10 Zacchaeus

The gospels are full of statements about the tax-collectors and “sinners” who began following Jesus. Luke 19:1-10 gives us a look into one of those later followers, Zacchaeus, and the fruit that becomes evident in one who follows Jesus and does what He says.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The Rich Ruler – Luke 18:18-30

In Luke 18:18-30 Jesus is asked about how to inherit eternal life by a very good and wealthy man. He is not prepared for Jesus’ response. While Jesus addresses the wealthy, his point applies to all those who desire to follow him.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Resurrection Sunday

  We are having some technical difficulties with the sermon audio, and hope to be able to post it soon. The book Pastor Stephen referenced is  “Raised with Christ…How the Resurrection changes everything.”  by Adrian Warnock Here is a link for the book on Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Raised-Christ-Resurrection-Changes-Everything/dp/1433507161/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1428337229&sr=1-1&keywords=raised+with+christ

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Triumphal Entry – Luke 19:28-48

At last, Jesus makes his move and declares that he is the Messiah with the imagery that was expected of a king. At the same time there is a declaration that this will not end well. Jesus is not caught up in the hype, but he is pleased with the genuine expressions of praise from […]

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God Centered Prayer – Luke 18:1-14

Jesus tells his disciples two parables about prayer. The first is a great encouragement to continue in prayer and not lose heart, while the second is a challenge to us to have the right attitude before God in prayer. Today, allow the Holy Spirit to deepen your commitment to the Lord through prayer, knowing that […]

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The Kingdom of God – Luke 17:11-39

As jesus is approaching Jerusalem for his crucifixion, people are wondering when he will make his move as the Messiah. He has been preaching about the coming kingdom and in this passage he reveals some things about the present Kingdom and the future Kingdom of God.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Tripping Up Christ’s Disciples – Luke 17:1-10

What do we do when people around us are hurting us or themselves with sinful conduct? Jesus gives his disciples some hard teaching about their own responsibility in the lives of others. You are your brother’s keeper. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The Rich Man & Lazarus- Luke 16:19-31

People mistake this parable as a story about the poor getting rewarded for their suffering while the rich will finally suffer. The real meaning is more relevant than that for us today, as so many fail to heed God’s warnings.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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The King Jesus Gospel Luke 16:14-18

We return to our study in the Gospel of Luke to a passage in which Jesus confronts the religious leaders of his day. They have missed the plan of God that has been proclaimed by John the Baptizer and is being revealed by Jesus. These verses remind us of the challenge before us to accept […]

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Explore God: How does knowing Jesus help me?

Watch the Opening video from Explore God Watch the Explanation of the Gospel by Matt Chandler Watch the extended playlist of gospel presentations that Pastor Stephen mentioned in the message. 20150215 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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