May 23, 2021
As we turn to Luke 12:49-59 remember Jesus is in the final six months of His earthly ministry. Jesus continues to reach out to His people, the Israelites, the Jews, with the good news He is their promised Messiah. Jesus is preaching in those towns and villages His 72 disciples discovered were still open to His ministry.
May 16, 2021
Jesus is now going to teach His disciples that part of seeking first the Kingdom of God includes being ready and watchful for His return.
May 9, 2021
This morning we will continue on in Luke chapter 12. Jesus warned his disciples to avoid greed when they had an abundance of possessions and worry when they were fearful that they would not have enough. Jesus taught that an effective disciple has to be free from greed and worry.
May 2, 2021
Jesus knew and taught His disciples they would be persecuted (Matt. 10:24-25). Persecution will tempt them to deny Him. In our passage today, Jesus trains His disciples how to defeat persecution fear temptation.