From everyone who has been given much, much will be required.
Jesus Christ (Person, Attributes, Actions, Names, etc. . . )
We live in a world that can easily leave us hopeless and full of
despair. However, when we look to Jesus we can find an enduring and
everlasting hope that can lift our hearts and protect us from the difficulties and trials of
"She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,because he will save his people from their sins.” - Matthew 1:21
Jesus came on a rescue mission and He wants to make sure that you are part of the people He came to save.
In a quote from Isaiah 42, Matthew describes beauty of Jesus Christ. The more we get to know Jesus, the more amazing and marvelous He is.
Jesus knowingly enters “a trap” by the Pharisees, for the purpose of exposing their hard hearts. This is an act of love by Jesus. He wants them to repent and believe in him.
It is the mercy of God that communicates who He is to mankind. It is the grace of God that offers man the invitation to know him. We see both of these in today's passage.
Pastor Jim shares the message at our Christmas Eve services. Merry Christmas
Jesus is not an unemotional, unfeeling stoic. This passage reveals a heart of deep compassion that our Lord has for people!
Two blind men had better spiritual vision then the religious leaders, who chose to make Jesus their enemy rather than their Lord.
In this message, Pastor Jim expounds on the forgiveness that Jesus offers Matthew, the tax collector, and that he offers each one of us. (Matthew