Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 4 of 4)

Holy Week:Day 3: Tuesday (con’t) Mark 14:1-10(NIV): Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him. 2 “But not during the festival,” they said, “or the people may riot.” [Okay, this shows us that it is still Tuesday because the Passover … Continue reading Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 4 of 4)

Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 3)

Holy Week: Day 3: Tuesday (con’t) For some this may seem unnecessary, but I feel it is very important that we look at all of Jesus’ teaching and happenings during his final week. Yes, in this post there is a lot of scripture and not a whole lot of commentary; however, I think the scriptures explain it adequately enough and my comments just distract from … Continue reading Holy Week: Day 3 (Part 3)

Understanding, Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Part 2)

As I promised, today we will be looking hard at grace and obedience and how together they will help us become stronger Christians. (Please read yesterday’s intro to see kind of where we are going this week.) Titus 3:5. “ Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy, He saved us.” Ephesians 2:8, “ For by grace you have … Continue reading Understanding, Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Part 2)

Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Introduction)

Okay, some people have asked me about posting the message I gave at a church earlier this month. Unfortunately, I did not think to record it, so I just decided I would post a written version. Now, this written message is a little different from the one I gave verbally as I am not under a time constraint here and the Holy Spirit changed a … Continue reading Understanding Grace, Obedience, and the Law (Introduction)