Jesus was and was not the Messiah? – Mark 11, Part 2

How does my experiment with the American flag relate to Palm Sunday? You can read about that experiment in the previous post.   As we begin to answer that question, turn with me to Mark 11, and read the story of the first Palm Sunday.  We are studying Mark’s account of the story of Jesus’ TriumphalContinue reading “Jesus was and was not the Messiah? – Mark 11, Part 2”

Jesus wants to destroy your echo chamber [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 5]

In this series of posts on Deuteronomy 18, we’ve been talking about how we need to get out of the echo chambers of life and find the truth in Jesus. There is an interesting story in John18:33 and following.  Jesus has been arrested, and he was taken to the Roman governor Pilate.  The Jewish leadersContinue reading “Jesus wants to destroy your echo chamber [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 5]”

How we can know that hope is alive

Last week I did a search on our local website, as I was looking for the word “hope” in the news.  You know what I discovered?  Hope is a very flexible word, used many ways for many situations.  Here are a few of the recent headlines.  Maybe you remember some of them! First, here areContinue reading “How we can know that hope is alive”