Where Do You Go For Joy And Peace?

Where Do You Go For Joy And Peace?

We’re all looking for joy and peace in life, aren’t we? You’ve been looking for it all week. Almost every decision we make is because we’re looking for joy or peace. You work long hours or multiple jobs because you want the joy of having lots of money and what that...
Love For Each Other

Love For Each Other

Paul spends a lot of time in Galatians explaining that following Jesus isn’t about law keeping, but about faith working through love (5:6). But he also explains that it’s not about living however you want because you have grace, but it’s about loving...
It’s Finished! Now Go…

It’s Finished! Now Go…

At the end of Mark 15, all of Jesus’ disciples are hopeless. They’ve just run away from Jesus, and now he’s dead. Jesus, who they’ve given their lives to, looks like he’s disappointed them. But then in Mark 16, we see Jesus raised from...
We’re All Tempted To Betray Jesus

We’re All Tempted To Betray Jesus

In Mark 14 we see ALL of Jesus’ closest friends drop Jesus like a fad. They openly argue against what he’s saying, fall asleep when he asked them to stay awake with him, betray him for money, and then completely run away from him when he gets arrested....
Eating With Jesus

Eating With Jesus

Have you ever sat down for a meal with family or friends and the meal took a left turn toward awkward-ville? I remember a few meals that ended up being shocking or awkward in my life. Most of them were first dates. There’re two meals in Mark 14, and something...