How do we deal with sinners?

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Matthew 9:9-13 – As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. 10 While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors...

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True Sabbath Obedience

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Mark 2:23-28 – One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?” 25 He answered,...

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Make Disciples of All Nations

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Matthew 28:16-20 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth...

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The Holy Spirit Creates Confidence

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Acts 2:1-21 – When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to...

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“Peace I leave with you”

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) John 14:23-29 – Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. 24 He who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words...

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Love One Another

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) John 13:31-35 – When he was gone, Jesus said, “Now is the Son of Man glorified and God is glorified in him. 32 If God is glorified in him, God will glorify the Son in himself, and will glorify him at once. 33 “My children,...

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Jesus Prepares Us for Our Work

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) John 21:1-14 – Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Tiberias. It happened this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. 3 “I’m going out to...

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Why did Jesus remain silent?

(Written by Pastor Tim Redfield) Matthew 27:11-26 – Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” “Yes, it is as you say,” Jesus replied. 12 When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer....

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