Who Do You Hang Out With?

Matthew 9:1-13 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 13:1-25 Jesus goes on to make the point that forgiveness is more important than healing. But healing is not unimportant. Jesus does both. He shows his power over sickness and disability by healing a paralyzed man...

Who Do You Trust?

Matthew 8:23-34 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 12 Sometimes the storms in our lives appear without warning. Jesus was in the boat with his disciples sleeping when ‘without warning, a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat’...

Facing the Storms of Life

Matthew 8:14-22 Read the New Testament in a Year:Acts 11:19-30 On 31 July 2003, the adventurer Bear Grylls led a team of five across the North Atlantic Ocean in an inflatable rigid dinghy. They set out from Halifax, Nova Scotia, heading for John o’ Groats, Scotland....

Authority

Matthew 8:1-13 Read the New Testament in a Year:Acts 11:1-18 The words of Jesus are, first of all, a call to believe in him (John 6:28–29). Our salvation is by faith in Jesus, lived out in obedience. You can have absolute confidence in Jesus’ judgment, because he has...

Trust in Jesus

Matthew 7:15-29 Read the New Testament in a Year:Acts 10:24-48 Jesus knew all about building houses. He was a craftsman by trade and had worked as a carpenter. The illustration he uses is down-to-earth and practical: two men who each decide to build a house (7:24–26)....
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