Look At Me

And if you still refuse to listen, I will weep alone because of your pride. My eyes will overflow with tears, because the LORD’s flock will be led away into exile. (Jeremiah 13:17 NLT) For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God,…

Getting Dirty

Are we as desperate for God’s healing hand as we should be? Does pride stand in the way of God moving in our life? Would I be willing to let God slap some spit and mud in my eye?

John 4:7-8 (Position of Need)

Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. (John 4:7-8) Read: Deuteronomy 6:1 – 9:29 Relate: I don’t like being needy. Maybe it’s an American thing with our idealization of…

John 3:27-29 (The Best Man)

John replied, “No one can receive anything unless God gives it from heaven. You yourselves know how plainly I told you, ‘I am not the Messiah. I am only here to prepare the way for him.’ It is the bridegroom who marries the bride, and the best man is simply glad to stand with him…

Titles (John 1:21-22)

“Well then, who are you?” they asked. “Are you Elijah?” “No,” he replied. “Are you the Prophet we are expecting?” “No.” “Then who are you? We need an answer for those who sent us. What do you have to say about yourself?” (John 1:21-22) Read: Genesis 40:1-41:57 Relate: Jewish scholars at the time of Christ believed that…

A Voice Crying Out (John 1:6-8)

Read: Genesis 15:1 – 17:27 God sent a man, John the Baptist, to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. (John 1:6-8) Relate: When we speak of John we use words like: “witness”, “forerunner”, and “prophet”.…