We finish up the first half of the book of Matthew today with a look at the consequences of unbelief.
Jesus challenges us to ask the question "Do I value the kingdom of God?" through a series of parables to his disciples in Matthew 13.
Jesus' parables in this section of Matthew give us insight into the patience of God for his people and even for his enemies.
Special guest Doug Iverson walks us through the first of several parables of Jesus as we enter the next section of the gospel of Matthew.
Jesus offers us a warning to not be static in our faith and an invitation to draw close and be members of his family.
Jesus continues his heavy conversation with the Pharisees and challenges us to exam our own hearts.
Jesus uses a confrontation with the Pharisees to make it very clear that there are only two kingdoms that we can choose to be a part of: the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of The Satan.
Jesus the King comes to bring justice. What does that look like and how can we learn from it?
What is the Sabbath and why are Jesus' enemies so mad about it? We take a look at this challenge to the authority of Jesus in Matthew 12.
We end our discussion of ecclesiology talking about church leaders and finish the morning with a Q&R on your membership questions.
What does it look like to be a member of a particular local church in general, and Revelation Church specifically?
We talk about what it means to be a member of the body of Christ this week during our baptism service.
TODAY We start a short series studying the church with a look at the book of Ephesians.
Spencer finishes up this section of Colossians 3 with a discussion of what we should put on in Christ.
When we are made new in Christ, our unity with him gives us a "new set of clothes." This week Jon gives us the old garments that we are to take off as we follow Jesus.
Jesus offers rest to everyone who is weary and burdened. No exceptions.
Jesus starts to make us a little uncomfortable when he pronounces a set of woes on some Israelite cities, but these are hard sayings that we need to hear and take note of.
We bring a lot of expectations to our relationship with Jesus. He carefully draws us back from them in his message to the crowds in Matthew 11.