Looking back at 4 different Days of Hope, how does the death of Christ move us into hope? The darkness? The temple curtain? The soldier's realization? Hear about it right here.
Sermon Tag: <span>Mark</span>
Silence. Solitude. Jesus needed it. And so do we. In a world that is noisy and hunting for our attention, what could the value of silence be for our lives, for our direction, and for our relationship with the God whom we meet there?
In a world of so much distraction, one of our biggest challenges is simply being present to the people in our lives. But isn't that what people truly need? It's something Jesus was great at, and we can learn from him.
Do you control "it", or does "it" control you? "It" points to something deeper and darker, something that oppresses us universally - and something that Jesus came to free us from. The question is, how can we help free others from "it"?
Sometimes life comes at us in ways we wish it didn't, and we need to express our sorrows, our frustrations, our complaints to God. That's called a lament, and the Psalms teach us how to do just that...and they reveal that God actually wants us to bring our laments to him!
Jesus: the center, the climax of the story. From his life, to his death, and through to his resurrection, he shows us who God is, brings about his kingdom on earth, and calls us each to follow him.
"They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything." This is our calling as well. How can we possibly live this out?
Do you know your idols? Do you know what to do with them? Do you know how Jesus looks at you with your idols? Check it out here.
Take some time to understand what someone "lives" with, and you'll understand them.
How might Jesus be inviting you to follow him to unimagined places?