Where is the Church to get pastors, evangelists, missionaries and others to preach the Gospel and gather believers? Jesus said, “Pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest” because when it comes to saving the peoples of the world, everything begins with God.
The sound of a mighty wind, fire dancing over their heads, men and women praising God in languages they had never learned: these were the signs that God’s Spirit had been poured out upon Christ’s disciples. Let me take you through the lessons for the day of Pentecost and I will show you that the Spirit was given to the whole Church and explain what that means for you.
Jesus told his disciples that all things written of him must be fulfilled. That includes his ascension into heaven where he reigns at the right hand of God.
Many people think living a Christian life means following a bunch of (archaic) rules. Others think it means to be nice to others. If you want to know how Jesus intended Christians to live, take 16 minutes to listen to this sermon.
In Psalm 23, David expressed his confidence in God and the care God provided him. A thousand years later, when Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd” he was identifying himself as the one who gave David rest and who would provide life and rest for us.
In Romans 5, the Apostle Paul points to the cross of Christ as a demonstration of God’s love.
Cleopas and his companion were looking for redemption without the cross. They never found it. Instead the risen Christ taught them to see his cross and resurrection in the lives and writings of the prophets.