God often deprives you – takes things away or withholds things from you… in order to fuel your thanksgiving and gratitude toward him when he releases you from that deprivation – when he finally provides what you were lacking.
All of you in this room are children. Even I’m a child – because I have parents. I don’t live in their home anymore, but I still recognize that I am their child and they are my parents. But many years ago, I did live in their house. I did eat their food. They did… Continue reading Sermon for Children from Luke 2:40-52
In this post we’re going to study the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. You can find that parable in Luke 18:9-14. The Audience (Luke 18:9) Luke 18:9 tells us for whose sake the Lord Jesus Christ spoke this parable. So, that’s the audience. That’s whom Jesus is speaking to. He’s addressing the kind of person who: 1)… Continue reading The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector