Christians should be patient in jumping to judgments about other ministries. Many ministries may be immature or follow a method that you don’t agree with, but the larger, more important question should be, “Is this ministry glorifying God and carrying out His mission?” Jesus said, “He that is not against us is for us.” Listen to this sermon for more.
The desire to be great is not a bad thing. The disciples were discussing who was the greatest and Jesus did call them out. But he did it to teach them the right definition of greatness. It involves humility and servanthood. How can you be great in the kingdom of God? Listen to this sermon for more.
We often say the Jesus is the Christ or the Son of God or the Word made flesh or many other things. But what does this actually mean in the application of everything we do? This truth is tested throughout our life and the depth of our belief is shown through our obedience to His commandments. Jesus calls us to deny ourselves and lose our lives and the only way we do this is through a belief that He is the Christ. Listen to this sermon for more.
Some refer to the feeding of the 4000 as the “forgotten miracle” because of it’s great similarity to the feeding of the 5000. Why did Jesus perform the same miracle twice? What message and purpose comes from each of these? The disciples were charged with not understanding the message. Do we understand it? Listen to this sermon for more.