Posts with the category “scripture-reflections”
How to Love
by Terry Evans on March 17th, 2021
The parable that Jesus uses to answer this question doesn’t really address what type of people we should love. Instead, it addresses the bigger issue which is are we the type of people who love others?
What Does God Want From You?
by Terry Evans on February 7th, 2021
Our view of what God is like and our assumptions about what he wants or expects from us will determine how we interact with him and whether or not we will fully devote ourselves to a relationship with him.
What Are You Building Your Life On?
by Terry Evans on February 2nd, 2021
Many of us often think about Christianity in terms of those who believe and those who don’t believe. But Jesus often taught about something that is not quite as clear as believers and nonbelievers.
by Terry Evans on January 21st, 2021
The message being delivered here is subversive and shocking! Everyone knows that a crucified King is a failed King. However, Mark brilliantly displays how Jesus’ moment of apparent defeat was actually a moment of his ultimate triumph.
Noah's Ark and God's Regret
by Terry Evans on January 5th, 2021
Perhaps there is nothing that we overlook more than how much our bad decisions hurt the heart of God. In Genesis 6, we see that God is suffering on account of the sins of man.
The Voice of the Shepherd
by Terry Evans on May 5th, 2020
I love the simplicity of this lesson on our discipleship to Jesus. Sometimes we can feel confused by the things that Jesus teaches or we can find ourselves over-analyzing them to the point that we lose sight of what he’s really saying. This teaching is simple.
Easter: A New Beginning
by Terry Evans on April 13th, 2020
Sometimes we find ourselves with this initial mindset of Mary. We cling to Jesus just thankful and content with the good news that the cross wasn’t the end. But Jesus wants us to realize the same thing that he wanted Mary to understand — that his powerful resurrection means much more than we initially realize.