Tag Archives: Pharisee

April 17 – Humble Pie is on the Menu

2 Samuel 1-2 Luke 14:1-24 “All who make themselves great will be made humble, but those who make themselves humble will be made great.” (Luke 14: 11 NCV) I don’t know what kind of meal Jesus was attending when He … Continue reading

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April 30 – Exclusive Offer!

Acts 13:26-52; Joshua 20-21; Job 30 You’ve probably gotten them in the mail, or maybe email now. Emblazoned in the title of the email or on the cover of the envelope is news of an exclusive offer that’s only available … Continue reading

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October 23 – Resume Padding Before God

Jeremiah 14:7-10 19-22; Psalm 84:1-7; 2 Timothy 4:6-8 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 You can find anything on the internet. Recently, someone posted guidelines on using a role-playing game to enhance a resume. They talked about meeting for creativity and conflict resolution … Continue reading

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January 5 – Forgiven Much?

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 After a while, we begin to get this “Christian” thing down. At least I think I do. To be honest, there are times when I drift from thankfulness about my relationship with God to … Continue reading

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January 5 – The Scandal Continues

Luke 7:18-50; Genesis 11; Psalm 5 Simon decided it was time to help make Jesus respectable. John had gone off track, maybe he could get Jesus to work with the Pharisees. Maybe that was the motivation, we don’t really know. … Continue reading

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January 23 – Luke 18:1-17, Genesis 29:31-30:43, and Psalm 23

  People react to things in different ways. Some, upon a great achievement make sure that everyone knows how great they are. They point out all the wonderful things that they have done in the past and how they expect … Continue reading

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