In St John’s gospel, chapter 15, Jesus uses the picture of a grape vine to explain some aspects of the relationship which believers have with God. Grape vines were probably more common in those days, or at least to a higher percentage of the population than they are today, but Pastor Mike is speaking from personal experience as he takes us through this text.
St Paul’s letter to the Romans is likely his “systematic theology”. It is loaded with truth, but is also a guide for daily practical living.
Peter, the uneducated one, the betrayer, emerged as the strong and persuasive voice for Christians in Jerusalem during the Feast of Weeks following Jesus resurrection. Where did he get that power to speak?
During an appearance to His disciples after His resurrection, Jesus says three things to his disciples. What are they?
Following up on his two prior sermons this year, Pastor Mike narrowed in on the question “What is the Gospel?” A question which we all benefit from by having a clear answer.
What a good way to prepare for Christian Communion? Pastor Mike directed our attention to Hebrews 12, verses 1-2.
January is often full of ‘Resolutions’, except they don’t usually ‘stick’. St Paul has a suggestion for us- as Pastor Mike explains: Forget the past; instead, focus your attention and energy on that God has for you in the future.
Why did God become human? This question has been asked over the centries, and Pastor Mike brings our attention to the fact that God became human ‘only once’, because once was enough. God was able to successfully accomplish what he came to do in that single event.