Unmet Expectations (Mark 11:1-11)

A remarkable aspect of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem was that He entered Jerusalem on a colt (a young donkey). Have you ever wondered why Jesus did not walk into Jerusalem as He had always done before? With the exception of traveling by boat, this is the only instance recorded in Scripture of Jesus notContinue reading “Unmet Expectations (Mark 11:1-11)”

Joseph: Faith Accepts the Unexpected (Gen 46-48)

Does God always do what you expect Him to do when you expect Him to do it? If we are honest, the answer is an emphatic “No”. This is because God is not as interested in our schedule (or to-do list) as He is His own. Our God—who “works all things according to the counselContinue reading “Joseph: Faith Accepts the Unexpected (Gen 46-48)”

The Challenges and Blessing of Being Single

Over the past few months we have been discussing marriage.  We have learned that God has purposefully defined and designed marriage as a loving covenant between one man and one woman who raise their children “in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4).  We have spent much time discussing marriage, but does GodContinue reading “The Challenges and Blessing of Being Single”