May 31 – Matthew 5:21-26

May 31 – Matthew 5:21-26

6 steps to take in the wake of George Floyd’s death Don’t miss our post on what you and your group members can do in light of the tragedies of the last week. Read more One of the amazing things about God’s Word is that every passage has multiple...

May 24 – Luke 15:8-10

This week we’re between series; we just finished our Matthew 13 series on the parables of the Kingdom, and next week we’ll start a ten-week series on the Sermon on the Mount. This week though we’ll keep the parable theme rolling, this time turning to...
Week 1 – The Weeds

Week 1 – The Weeds

Passage Intro This week we’re entering our new sermon series out of Matthew 13 where Jesus describes the Kingdom of God through a series of parables. As we go through the next five weeks, take note of the different facets of the Kingdom of God that each story...
Week 2 – The Mustard Seed

Week 2 – The Mustard Seed

Passage Intro The six parables that Jesus tells about the Kingdom in Matthew 13 are: •  The Parable of the Weeds •  The Parable of the Mustard Seed •  The Parable of the Leaven •  The Parable of the Hidden Treasure •  The Parable of the Pearl of Great Price •  The...

Week 3 – The Leaven

Last week I mentioned that the six kingdom parables in Matthew 13 come in pairs, and this week we’ll be looking at the Parable of the Leaven, the partner of last week’s Parable of the Mustard Seed. In it Jesus describes the Kingdom like a woman who added...

Week 4 – The Treasure and The Pearl

This week we’ll be looking at a pair of parables, the Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Parable of the Pearl of Great Price. The parable pairs in Matthew 13 utilize parallelism, reiterating material while viewing it from two different positions, meaning...