Forsaken…

Click here to listen. Or…to watch the video – Click here. Some of Jesus’ last words from the cross are, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” I’ve always been confused by this…I thought God promised to never leave us or forsake us!?!? So,what was Jesus talking about? What did He mean? And, what … More Forsaken…

Paradise

Click Here to listen to the message… The 2nd in our Lenten series, “On the Cross…” learning about the words Jesus spoke from the cross. It is fitting that the final conversation Jesus has before His death is with a sinner rethinking his life in response to the character and mercy of Jesus. When one … More Paradise

Forgive Them…

Click Here to listen to the message… For our Lent series we are learning about the words Jesus spoke from the cross. The Roman speaker/writer Cicero wrote, “Crucifixion is the most cruel and horrifying punishment.” As Jesus was experiencing potentially the most painful, shameful, humiliating punishment one could ever experience (for crimes He did not … More Forgive Them…

The Royal Law

Click Here to listen to the message… When Jesus was asked what was the greatest commandment His reply was, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the … More The Royal Law

Poets

Click Here to listen to the message… A beautiful lake filled with life and surrounded by life and beauty can only remain that way if it has a constant in-flow and a constant out-flow. That inward and outward movement of water keeps the water in the lake healthy and filled with life. If, for some … More Poets

Crossroads

Click Here to listen to the message… “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial…” (James 1:12) We all face trials in life. When we do, it is like we are at a crossroads…we have a choice of which direction to take in the face of temptation or trials. The direction we choose can lead … More Crossroads

Dokimion

Click Here to listen to the message… James begins his “How To” manual for the life we’ve been created to live with what appears to be some insanity. However, when we study what James is saying we find that a life of transcendent happiness beyond care, labor, and death (the “blessed” life…the “Makarios” life) is … More Dokimion