Tough Sayings: I didn’t come to Bring Peace

×This Post is Part of a SeriesFor the next little bit we'll be looking at some of the difficult things Jesus said. I’m using a curriculum to guide this discussion, but if you have additional sayings of Jesus to cover, I’d love to do them. Just comment about it!Luke 12:49-53 49I came to cast fire on the earth, and would ...

Tough Sayings: Blasphemy

×This Post is Part of a SeriesFor the next few months we’re looking at some of the difficult things Jesus said. I’m using a curriculum to guide this discussion, but if you have additional sayings of Jesus to cover, I’d love to do them. Just comment about it!Matthew 12:22-37 22Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought ...

Tough Sayings: You People are Dogs

×This Post is Part of a SeriesFor the next few months we're looking at some of the difficult things Jesus said. I'm using a curriculum to guide this discussion, but if you have additional sayings of Jesus to cover, I'd love to do them. Just comment about it!Matthew 15:21-28 21Jesus left that place and went away to the district of ...

Tough Sayings: Sell all you have?

×This post is part of a series.For the next few months we're looking at some of the difficult things Jesus said. I'm using a curriculum to guide this discussion, but if you have additional sayings of Jesus to cover, I'd love to do them. Just comment about it!Mark 10:17-21 17And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ...

What is Jesus Saying?

As much as we would like to say that we understand the way of Jesus, there are those passages we just don’t know how to deal with. For example, we have pretty well explored the implications of the Wonderful Counselor’s “lost coin” parable, but I doubt seriously that any of us have heard more than one sermon about the time …