The pilgrims entering Jerusalem for Passover saw Jesus as a “popular preacher”, a “prophet.” Jesus confounds the people by disappointing their expectations, yet being so much more than they could ever have imagined… And He still does that today. Mark 11:1-11
Jesus placed Himself in the midst of unholy people with their unholy practices and declared that heaven was having a great, noisy party every time a single sinner saw the light and began to follow God’s way. He calls us to do the same.
How to be a party guest and a party host.
Jesus invites us to follow him to the Kingdom of God where we can experience healing, freedom and eternal life
A person’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions
Matthew examines how Jesus taught us to pray, and also looks at the radical call to ask and petition God with “shameless audacity”.
Jesus humbles us with the mercy God requires so that we can receive the mercy God offers.
Worship and prayer proceed joyous and effective service to the Lord.