Mark 4:26-34, The Word Implanted Sprouts and Grows

Mark 4:26-34, The Word Implanted Sprouts and Grows

[June 14, 2015] This is the second Sunday to follow Trinity Sunday, the third since Pentecost. Last Sunday the gospel text introduced the family of Jesus, where he has made his true hearth and home. A line was drawn between them and those . . . → Read More: Mark 4:26-34, The Word Implanted Sprouts and Grows

Matthew 13:18-35, The Kingdom in the World

[July 22, 2012] We continue where we left off a week ago with the seed that fell on the thorns. While Jesus was speaking of the “failure” of His own sowing of the word of the kingdom among the crowd, His words are applicable in every age. “The anxiety of the age . . . → Read More: Matthew 13:18-35, The Kingdom in the World

Matthew 13:18-35, The Illegitimate Inflation of the Kingdom

[September 7, 2008] In chapters 11 and 12 of Matthew we saw people’s reaction to Jesus. Apart from God’s grace, we do not want to repent or commit truly to Jesus Himself; we are offended by Him, we turn against Him, and our hearts harden. As a result of the Jews not . . . → Read More: Matthew 13:18-35, The Illegitimate Inflation of the Kingdom