Jesus Cleanses Ten Lepers

February 3, 2019 • Ashley Brown • Luke 17:11-19

As Jesus nears Jerusalem for the final time, He encounters ten lepers who cry out to Him for mercy. Jesus grants that mercy, and they are cleansed. The only one of the cleansed men who returns to thank Jesus is a Samaritan, someone who was not typically considered to be one of God’s people.

God’s King in God’s House with God’s Heart

March 17, 2019 • Larry Kroon

Near the end of his ministry we are told that Jesus “set his face to go to Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51) one last time. It would be a long and extended journey. With today’s text we come to the end of that journey: God’s King in God’s House with God’s Heart.

The Parable of the Ten Minas

March 10, 2019 • Ashley Brown

Today’s passage records the last parable Jesus tells before He enters Jerusalem for the final time. In fact, Jesus told this parable because He was about to enter Jerusalem, and people were supposing the Kingdom of God was about to appear. Today we will examine Jesus’ response to these assumptions, and what it means for us now.

Jesus Came to Seek and Save the Lost

March 3, 2019 • Ashley Brown

As Jesus nears Jerusalem for the final time, He enters Jericho and prophesies the fate that awaits Him—suffering and death. While in Jericho, Jesus encounters two men that were discounted and shoved aside by the surrounding crowds. And yet, these two men received mercy when they encountered Jesus. And this is the reason Jesus came—to seek and save people such as these.