Jesus and His Ministry Purpose

October 15, 2017 • Larry Kroon

Luke wrote his record of eyewitness reports concerning Jesus in order to give Christians confidence in the what they had been taught about Jesus. Among all those reports one of the most foundational for our confidence is the record of what he actually said concerning the mission and purpose of his astonishing ministry. Preaching Today: Pastor Larry. Today’s Text: Luke 4:14-44

The Need for New Understanding

November 12, 2017 • Ashley Brown

Throughout His ministry Jesus pushed people to reconsider the teaching of Scripture. His contention was that they had missed the vital, core truth it contains regarding who God is and how we are to relate to Him. As a result, the people needed a new understanding of God and His interaction with the world to contain the scriptural truth Jesus had come to proclaim.

"Jesus Came for Sinners"

November 12, 2017 • Ashley Brown

Jesus interacts with a prominent sinner, and even chooses to dine with him and his friends. The religious leaders of the day feel this is not what Jesus should be doing. In response, Jesus explains that He has come for people just like this.

Jesus Has Authority to Forgive Sin

November 5, 2017 • Ashley Brown

God alone has the authority to forgive sins, and yet Jesus claimed to have this authority for Himself. As evidence of His authority and God’s confirmation of it, Jesus performed a miraculous healing. In front of a pressing crowd Jesus commanded a paralyzed man to get up and walk – and, immediately, he did.