Sunday Rest

At about that time Jesus was walking through some grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, so they began breaking off some heads of grain and eating them. But some Pharisees saw them do it and protested, “Look, your disciples are breaking the law by harvesting grain on the Sabbath.” (Matthew 12:1-2) Read: Genesis 35:1-36:43, Matthew…

John 5:9-10 (Not of God)

 Instantly, the man was healed! He rolled up his sleeping mat and began walking! But this miracle happened on the Sabbath, so the Jewish leaders objected. They said to the man who was cured, “You can’t work on the Sabbath! The law doesn’t allow you to carry that sleeping mat!” (John 5:9-10) Read: 1 Samuel 4:12…

John 4:11-12 (Boxed and Buried)

“But sir, you don’t have a rope or a bucket,” she said, “and this well is very deep. Where would you get this living water? And besides, do you think you’re greater than our ancestor Jacob, who gave us this well? How can you offer better water than he and his sons and his animals enjoyed?”…

John 3:36 (Believe and Obey)

And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.” (John 3:36) Read: Numbers 34:1 – 36:13 Relate: I was on a soccer team that was wasn’t all that great. No, let me be honest, we were bad. Real bad.…

Rules Upon Rules (3/25/13)

Read: Deuteronomy 4:1-49, Luke 6:39-7:10, Psalm 68:1-18, Proverbs 11:28 Do not add to or subtract from these commands I am giving you. Just obey the commands of the Lord your God that I am giving you. (Deuteronomy 4:2) Relate: I went to a Bible college my freshmen year that had rules upon rules. We weren’t allowed to play…