Aug 17, 2020
Ellen looks this Sunday at chapter 2 - He Reforms the Pharisee in Us
Aug 15, 2020
The discourse on the Kingdom of God ends with Chapter 7, Verse 12, which we know as "The Golden Rule." What follows is three warnings. These are not threats but choices every disciple will make in his/her journey. Today we look at the first two.
Jul 18, 2020
One day at a time. Praying for God to give us what we need this day. That has not been good enough for most of us. We have filled our homes, our storage units, and our attics with stuff. do you own the stuff or does the stuff own you? What are your priorities?
Jul 11, 2020
The Sermon on the Mount moves from the idea of a greater righteousness to three practices of piety. Piety, like righteousness and holiness, it a word that can have a negative connotation if we use it in a competitive understanding. Piety is meant to develop a learning relationship between us and God.
Jul 4, 2020
Today we explore the last three of Jesus' teachings to understand beyond the letter of the law. It is about people. If we only experience others, they become a utility to be analyzed and observed. It is only when we encounter people that we begin to understand their humanity. God's laws see humanity, not utility.