April 2018

Encountering Jesus on the Road Luke 24:13-35 & Acts 9:1-9

Road to Emmaus and Road to Damascus. Traveling on the roads of life, we encounter Jesus. Sometimes it’s really obvious – like Saul on the Road to Damascus. Sometimes we realize looking back that Jesus has been there all along – like the disciples on the Road to Emmaus. Part of traveling through our lives […]

He is Not Here – Matthew 27:62-28:15

Jesus rose from the dead. He is not there. Mary and Mary meet Jesus on the road and realize that he is risen. Then Jesus tells them to tell the disciples. The Pharisees realize this as well, but they don’t want the truth to come out, so they come up with a conspiracy to deny […]

March 2018

They Shouted “Crucify Him” – Matthew 27:11-31

Here is the choice – release a convicted murder or release a perfect man. Seems easy, doesn’t it? But maybe it’s not? Who is more dangerous? The perfect Christ, who has authority over us, who convicts us of our sin and makes us realize who we are before a Holy God, or a know criminal […]

Betrayal – Matthew 26:47-27:10

Betrayed. Not only by one of his disciples, Judas, but by one of his closest friends, Peter. Jesus is betrayed, not only by his disciples, but by each of us in our life as well. The question for us then is this: How do we respond? Judas and Peter both felt remorse. But there was […]