Completely Amazed

Key Texts: Mark 6:45-52 Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. Later that night, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land.… Continue reading Completely Amazed

Keep the Faith

Keep the Faith Key Text: Mark 11:22-24 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. Therefore I tell you, whatever you… Continue reading Keep the Faith

Not Alone

Key Text: John 16:7 But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. There is great irony here.  Jesus was leaving His disciples – in the most… Continue reading Not Alone

At the Right Hand of God

Key Text: Mark 16:19-20 After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God.  Then the disciples went out and preached everywhere, and the Lord worked with them and confirmed his word by the signs that accompanied it. It’s a staggering idea… Continue reading At the Right Hand of God

Week 24 Sunday

When You Pray Today’s scripture selection: Luke 11-12 Key Verse: Luke 11:2      I’ve always loved the fact that it is recorded in the scriptures that Jesus’ disciples came to Him and made a simple but profound request:      “Lord, teach us to pray.”      In response, we have what has long been known as… Continue reading Week 24 Sunday

Luke 21 Sunday

Letting Down Our Nets Today’s scripture selection: Luke 5-6 Key Verse: Luke 5:4           When Jesus called his first disciples to follow him he had to first give them a little fishing lesson.  This was unusual because, after all, they were professional fisherman.      Nevertheless, Jesus pressed on – urging them to “let down… Continue reading Luke 21 Sunday