Light Always Wins

Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” (John 8:12) Read: 2 Kings 5:1 – 8:15 Relate: One of the greatest writers in the history of humanity is a man…

You Cannot Come

When the Pharisees heard that the crowds were whispering such things, they and the leading priests sent Temple guards to arrest Jesus. But Jesus told them, “I will be with you only a little longer. Then I will return to the one who sent me. You will search for me but not find me. And…

John 6:43-44 (The Supreme Court Decision)

“Stop grumbling among yourselves,” Jesus answered. “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day.” (John 6:43-44) Read: Psalm 103, 108-110, 122, 124 Relate: Recently the Supreme Court delivered a verdict on prayer at town board meetings. For years the town of Greece NY…

Son of Man (11/30/13)

Read: Daniel 7:1-28, 1 John 1:1-10, Psalm 119:153-176, Proverbs 28:23-24 As my vision continued that night, I saw someone like a son of man coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient One and was led into his presence. He was given authority, honor, and sovereignty over all the nations of the world, so that people of every race…

I Am Thankful (I Have A Better Kingdom)

Read: Daniel 2:24-3:30, 1 Peter 4:7-5:14, Psalm 119:81-96, Proverbs 28:15-16 During the reigns of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed or conquered. It will crush all these kingdoms into nothingness, and it will stand forever. (Daniel 2:44) Relate:Have you ever been to Italy? Have you ever been to Rome?…

Temporary Possession (7/4/13)

Read: 2 Kings 23:31-25:30, Acts 22:17-23:10, Psalm 2:1-12, Proverbs 18:13 Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession. (Psalm 2:8) Relate: Right at the beginning of his ministry, Jesus went out to the desert to fast and pray. After forty days of this the devil came to Him…

The Kingdom’s Advance (4/9/13)

Read: Deuteronomy 33:1-29, Luke 13:1-21, Psalm 78:65-72, Proverbs 12:25 He also asked, “What else is the Kingdom of God like? It is like the yeast a woman used in making bread. Even though she put only a little yeast in three measures of flour, it permeated every part of the dough.” (Luke 13:20-21) Relate: A couple months back I…