Sermons from September 2019
How do you know how to get where you are going? Today we use technology like GPS. The disciples needed different kind of directions. They needed spiritual directions. Jesus tells them to believe in the “great hope” of his return. He said that He is “the way, the truth and the life.”
Jesus took on the role of the lowliest person present to wash the feet of his disciples. Jesus models absolute humble service, teaching us how we ought to serve others. The way others know that we are followers of Christ is how well we love one another. We need the cleansing of Jesus if we are going to live lives of love.
Jesus Meets us where we are in life, based on our true need. Jesus loved both Mary and Martha, but he responded to each of them differently because of their needs. You, likewise, are the one who Jesus loves, and he knows where the struggles and the pain are.
Our perspective affects everything. We may be convinced of the true of a thing until we get more information. Once we have complete information, we can also have a correct perspective. John chapter 10 challenges our perspective of who Jesus is.
Because sin entered the world through the fall, all of humanity has been negatively affected; some physically, some emotionally, but all of us spiritually. People need a work of God in their lives. We all need to have our eyes opened.