Jan 29, 2012
Luke 10:25-37. In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus teaches that you must know mercy to show mercy; live by faith to love by faith; and deny self in the interest of serving others with a glad and sincere heart.
Jan 23, 2012
Luke 16:1-15. In the parable of the Shrewd Manager, Jesus teaches that how we manage our spiritual lives can determine how well we avoid the traps of unintended consequences.
Jan 16, 2012
Mark 8:14-21. Jesus teaches that the kingdom of heaven ought to make us optimistic as we navigate the tough circumstances of life.
Jan 10, 2012
Luke 14:7-11. As the unwelcome guest at a dinner party with religious people, Jesus takes the opportunity to show that kingdom entrance requires humility.
Jan 2, 2012
Matthew 25:14-30. Followers of Jesus are entrusted with gifts to be used for the advancement of His kingdom. Profit is not the issue; investment is. Ultimately, your view of God will determine the next step you take as the custodian of the gifts entrusted to you.