The Sword

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Here’s The Plan (Part II): There are several moments where Jesus says, “I have come to…” These are key moments.  Jesus is telling us flat out: “here’s the plan.  This is why I am here. This is my purpose!”  This series considers moments like this. Reading:  Matthew 10:34-39 Dear Friends, In today’s reading, Jesus says something that doesn’t […]

Fulfillment

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Sermon Series Summary: Here’s The Plan (Part II): There are several moments where Jesus says, “I have come to…” These are key moments.  Jesus is telling us flat out: “here’s the plan.  This is why I am here. This is my purpose!”  This series considers moments like this. Reading:  Mathew 5:17-20 Dear Friends, Jesus said, “I have to come to […]

New Covenant

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Sermon Series Synopsis: “My son Simon – when he tells me what he wants to do – starts off by saying, “ok, here’s the plan.”  I think it is amazing that God, our Heavenly Father, tells us HIS plan before He actually does it.  Part one of this series is considering  moments in the Old Testament […]

Preist – King

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Sermon Series Summary: “My son Simon – when he tells me what he wants to do – starts off by saying, “ok, here’s the plan.”  I think it is amazing that God, our Heavenly Father, tells us HIS plan before He actually does it.  Part one of this series is considering moments in the Old […]

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

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Reading: Hebrews 9:23-28 Dear Friends, Today is all about Jesus!  What has He done (yesterday) and what does that mean for our lives?  What is He doing today and how does that      impact how we live?  What is He going to do in the future (tomorrow) and how should THAT affect us? That’s where we are […]

Mediator

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Reading: Hebrews 9:11-22 Dear Friends, A mediator is: “a person who attempts to make people involved in a conflict come to an agreement; a go-between.” That definition gives a hint at what the writer of the Hebrews is talking about – but it falls terribly short.  Jesus is THE mediator!  Let’s rejoice together today! Peace, Pastor Dave

Different and Better

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Reading: Hebrews 7:23-28 Dear Friends, The author is trying to draw out for us all the ways that Jesus is different and better than anything else ever was before or ever would be after Him. His goal is to get you to turn to Jesus – first! – whenever you need help. Peace, Pastor Dave

Throne Of Grace

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Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16 Dear Friends, Have you ever thought about this phrase?  It’s full of tension.  When we think “throne” we think power.  Authority.  We are  intimidated.  When we think grace we think “nice”. Forgiving. Accepted.  I love the tension that collides in Jesus.  He sits on a throne of grace – with acceptance and with challenge for how we live.  Let’s sit […]

Hear His Voice Today

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Reading: Hebrews 3:7-19 Dear Friends, Today!  The writer of Hebrews has a lot to say about today.  In these verses he gives a warning for today based on the failed “today’s” of the past.  Let’s take some time to understand the warning and some time to be a little proactive. Peace, Pastor Dave