Loving Those We Don’t Like

Text: Matthew 5:43-47 – In this next passage in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus presents probably the most challenging teaching yet. It’s easy to love people we like – people we connect with, who share common interests, those we have some chemistry with. Jesus really turns the tables in this passage calling us to […]

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Are You Chasing After the Right Things?

Text: Luke 12:13-21; Romans 13:8-14 – In a self-centered culture fed by materialism, we often find ourselves chasing after things we think will make our lives better. This attitude is counter to the Bible’s call for us to love others and consider their needs. Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan teaches this principle. In this […]

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