Galatians 6:3-5, Too High to Help

Today Pastor Thomas is out of town and Mark Buhr will bring the message from God’s Word. We will return to Galatians 6 where we left off last year. In 6:1-2 we learn that we are responsible to restore those who have fallen into sin and to bear one another’s burdens. Today’s passage (6:3-5) says…

Luke 12:1-12, Fear God Alone

The twelfth chapter of Luke begins with a series of warnings. In 12:1-3, Jesus warned against the hypocrisy of the Pharisees clearly implying that his disciples should not be pressured to follow them. In 12:4-7, Jesus warned against fearing man and called his disciples to fear God, instead. Finally, in 12:8-12, Jesus specifically warned against…

Luke 11:37-54, A Direct Assault on Error

In the sermon text for this Lord’s Day (Luke 11:37-54), the theme of opposition to Jesus and his message continues. Jesus directly assaults the false teachers who oppose him, exposing their hypocrisy, legalism, and pride. Most of all, he condemns them for leading others astray. Their words and works were directly antithetical to the message…

Luke 11:4, Forgiven and Forgiving

Luke 11:1-13 tells us about Jesus training his disciples regarding prayer. As we begin 2021, our study of the Gospel of Luke has slowed down so that we can savor Jesus’ teaching in this passage, thus making January a “prayer emphasis month.” In the service this Lord’s Day, we will focus on the fourth request…

Luke 11:4, What We Need Today

“Teach us to pray,” was the request made by an unidentified disciple. Jesus’ response bequeathed to the church in every generation, requests to be offered and a pattern to be followed.The model prayer contains five petitions in proper priority, two that give priority to God’s interests and three that express our needs. Today we consider…