Gospel Faith

Even the best of things can become our idol. In what do we place our faith?

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The Main Thing

When God our Savior revealed his kindness and love, he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. He generously poured out the Spirit upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior.…

1 Corinthians 1:25 (Beyond Understanding)

 This foolish plan of God is wiser than the wisest of human plans, and God’s weakness is stronger than the greatest of human strength. (1 Corinthians 1:25) Read: Ezra 1:1 – 2:70, 1 Corinthians 1:18 – 2:5, Psalm 27:7-14, Proverbs 20:22-23 Relate: “It is the duty of human understanding to understand that there are things that…

Creating Separation

I’m not saying I will ask the Father on your behalf, for the Father himself loves you dearly because you love me and believe that I came from God. Yes, I came from the Father into the world, and now I will leave the world and return to the Father.” (John 16:26-28) Read: Jeremiah 49:23 – 50:46, Titus…

The One Jesus Loved

The disciples looked at each other, wondering whom he could mean. The disciple Jesus loved was sitting next to Jesus at the table. Simon Peter motioned to him to ask, “Who’s he talking about?” So that disciple leaned over to Jesus and asked, “Lord, who is it?” (John 13:22-25) Read: Ezra 4:7-23, 7:1 – 8:36 Relate: The…

John 6:1 (After This)

After this, Jesus crossed over to the far side of the Sea of Galilee, also known as the Sea of Tiberias. (John 6:1) Read: 2 Samuel 5:14-16, 11:1 – 12:25, 1 Chronicles 3:5-9, 14:3-7, 20:1, Psalm 51 Relate: After this. If I were to say, “I am going to the store, and after this I am going…