“Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” Did Jesus act with all grace and no truth, or all truth and no grace? — or both? This sermon explores John 5:53-8:11 (a text not in the oldest biblical manuscripts) and considers what we can learn from it about opening doors to others.
The woman caught in adultery; leaders caught in hypocrisy; and Jesus King of mercy (Growing Deeper with John 7:53-8:11)
“Let he who is without sin be the first to cast a stone…” So said Jesus to those wanting to stone the woman caught in adultery. Why did he say it? Did he condone sin? How are grace and truth balanced? That’s what I explore in this episode which is a Bible study on John 7:53-8:11 (a story not in our oldest manuscripts).
You go to who you know [Sermon]
When you’re in over your head, you go to who you know for help. When we don’t take our most urgent pleas to God, it might be a symptom of not knowing his heart. This sermon on Hebrews 4:14 – 5:10 shows how when you know God’s heart, you’re more likely to open yours.
The Problem with Religion [Sermon]
I realize it’s a strange title for a sermon, especially since I’m a pastor who considers himself a very “religious” person. Technically, the word “religion”
Two Awesome Rules for Your Home No Matter Who You Are or What You Believe
Every home has rules. Even the homes without rules have rules. (‘No rules’ is a rule!) Some are spoken, like ‘Put the toilet seat down.’
The Random Act of Kindness Revolution
It was a call for help on Facebook. A woman didn’t have enough gas for her car. It was late in the evening, the gas station