Tag: Purpose

Jeff Bjorgan
Jeff Bjorgan
December 4, 2016

Fathers and Mothers

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Times Advent Series 1

Having a genealogy at the beginning of the Christmas story may seem like a strange way to introduce Jesus to the world. But this genealogy provides us a hint of what God is up to and what kind of king the child of the Christmas story will be.
[Matthew 1:1-17; 2 Samuel 7:16]

Cal Krahn
Cal Krahn
September 4, 2016

Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me

Hard Sayings of Jesus Series 9

Jesus said to be His disciples we must deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow Him. Denying ourselves is hard enough, but taking up a cross (a tool of execution) is an invitation to death—death to self. Jesus calls us to a life commitment that puts Him first.
[Matthew 16:24]

Jeff Bjorgan
Jeff Bjorgan
August 28, 2016

He Made the Deaf and the Blind

Hard Sayings of Jesus Series 8

Did God really say that he created the deaf and blind? What did He mean when he said that to Moses? Does this relate to the blind man that Jesus healed in John?  We examine the ways that God takes responsibility for His creation, including the broken.
[John 3:1-9; Exodus 4:11]

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