Following Jesus Immediately
The One Jesus Didn't Save
April 14, 2019 • Travis Agnew
As Jesus hung upon the sinner’s cross, people ridiculed His inability to perform one more miracle and escape His death. The greatest miracle of Jesus’ ministry was His commitment to forsake salvation from the cross so that we could experience salvation by the cross.
I Am Barabbas
April 7, 2019 • Travis Agnew
Intending to rid himself of the responsibility of Jesus’ death, Pilate assumed the people would choose Jesus over Barabbas to be the one prisoner released at that year’s Passover. Instead, the people chose to free a sinful criminal and condemn the sinless Messiah.
It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
February 24, 2019 • Travis Agnew
Providing the people with signs of the times, Jesus prepared them for coming persecution. Jesus taught on the coming end times, not to increase our anxiety in the future, but to increase our activity in the present.
Giving Much Doesn't Require Having Much
February 17, 2019 • Travis Agnew
The rich and distinguished people in Jesus’ day believed that their worldly affluence provided them divine acceptance. When Jesus praised a poor widow’s offering, He revealed that the heart of giving is more important than the amount of giving.
The Two Most Important Tasks in Life
February 10, 2019 • Travis Agnew
Out of the 613 commandments in the Old Testament, some religious leaders wanted to know which one that Jesus thought was the most important. Not only did Jesus provide His top two commandments, but He summarized them all and gave His followers a simple direction for all of life.