Today’s Text: Matthew 13:44-46 This text has a context and the context is filled with parables of the kingdom. It starts out with: The Sower – the condition of the heart (soil) determines the fruitfulness of the life. The Weeds – the glory of the kingdom is revealed at the end of the age. The … More When the Kingdom of God Dominates Your Life
Thursday is for Discipleship Yesterday you led a friend to Christ. It was a genuine conversion. He saw his sin. He saw his Savior. He desired the Kingdom and when it all came together, he embraced the King and the Kingdom, repented of his sin and placed his faith in the resurrected Christ and His … More So He Converted. Now What? (or What do you feed an infant Christian?)
All the hub-bub about the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth ascension to the throne of England got me thinking about Kingdom, and pomp, and celebrations, and honor for royalty. One day the rightful King will return for His bride and he will receive all honor and glory and majesty.. It got me thinking of a … More There is a Bigger Royal Wedding Coming
Tuesday is for Preaching Mark 1:14, 38-39 (ESV) 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, 38 And he said to them, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came out.” 39 And he went throughout … More Want to Know How Important Preaching Was to Jesus?
Weekend Musings Jesus can’t be added to your worldview. He wants to radically overturn everything you ever thought about everything. That’s why we call him Lord. This morning I shared with a group of men at a Men’s Breakfast in Dyer Indiana two of Jesus’ shortest and most pungent parables–the blue collar parable and its … More What Happens When a Man is Captured by the Kingdom?
Thursday is for Discipleship On the Power of Commitment “No one ever adopts a kingdom mentality unless he comes to an unshakable commitment that the sovereign Christ is building his kingdom now.” –Larry Poland, Rise to Conquer, p. 49 On Defining the Kingdom The Kingdom is “God’s eternal plan to destroy his enemies, liberate mankind … More More Quotes for the Kingdom