Matthew 19 - Heaven: On Whose Terms?

December 6th, 2017

(Matthew 19:16-22) This is a familiar account of Jesus speaking with a rich and young ruler. The young man obviously wants to make sure he has eternal life covered. Well, Jesus/Yeshua gets to the heart of the matter - the man's heart. And this is what the Lord wants from all of us. Take a listen and see if you can relate to this guy.

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Matthew 19 - Entering the Kingdom Like A Child

November 29th, 2017

Did you know that entering God's kingdom is so simple a child could do it? It only requires one simple thing. Listen to find out...

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Matthew 19 - A Question of Divorce

November 29th, 2017

Yeshua's opponents try to trap Him in a Bible quandry - the question of divorce. This is a question many people struggle with today, especially Christians. Just what was Yeshua's stand on divorce? Is it the Unforgiveable Sin? Are there genuine grounds for divorce. Take a listen for an insightful look into the Jewish background and understanding of the divorce question.

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Matthew 18 - The Humble Pursuit of Straying Sheep

November 29th, 2017

Not only should we be humble, but we must realize that it takes humility just to get into heaven in the first place. Next, we need to be humble with others so we don't cause them to sin. Now we need to pursue those who sin against us in order to draw them back into the fold, i.e. pursuing straying sheep. The whole goal is rescue and restore!

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Matthew 18 - Humble For Our Sake

November 29th, 2017

Humility is important, especially for us! How we humbly treat others affects our walk with the Lord, even our eternal future. Ever hear of millstones, cutting off one's hand, or taking out one's eye to avoid sin? Yup, humility is that important!

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Matthew 18 - The Way Up Is Down (Humility Talk, pt 1)

November 29th, 2017

Pastor Jay returns to the Gospelk of Matthew with a fascinating look at the whole chapter as a Talk on Humility/Humbleness. The scene starts with the disciples arguing who will be the greatest in the kingdom. Jesus' talk begins a significant teaching that so few in the Church seem to take seriously - the need to be humble. Check it out!

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Matthew 17 - The One and Only Son

November 29th, 2017

Interesting! A tax question suddenly turns into a statement revealing Yeshua's true nature - the One and Only Son of God.

 

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Matthew 17 - Learning Faith from the Disciples’ Failure

September 11th, 2017

The wise learn from the experiences of others. In this account from Matthew 17, Yeshua returns from the Transfiguration event on Mount Hermon to face a tumultuous situation - a father with a demon-possessed boy and His disciples arguing with religious leaders. Does Yeshua ever get frustrated with us? What can we learn from His disciples' lack of faith. Take a listen for lots of interesting lessons!

 

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Bible Sense About Signs - What Do We Make Of Them?

August 22nd, 2017

"The sky is falling! The sky is falling!" There is no doubt there are amazing signs in the heavens. And there is no doubt that God put the heavenly objects in the heavens to communicate to humanity. So what are signs from a biblical point of view? Are they all significant or only some? Are unique celestial events amazing, but not signs at all? How can we tell and what are the criteria? So many questions!! Listen and be amazed!

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Matthew 17 - A Transforming Experience

August 22nd, 2017

Yeshua's transfiguration is one of the Gospel's most amazing and confounding events in Yeshua's life. It has a number of unique elements - most of which are lost on us if we don't know the Jewish context of His day. Ready to be amazed?

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