Luke 16:1-13 ~ Jesus told a parable to his disciples and the Pharisees in attendance about a dishonest manager who is fired then takes action to benefit himself and is praised for his shrewdness. Pastor Rod Bunton clarifies this confusing parable to expose the real lesson that Jesus was teaching and how it applies to our lives.
Psalm 84 ~ The author of Psalm 84 describes his longing to be in God’s dwelling place, even for a single day. Pastor Ben Khazraee teaches about how this intense longing for God’s place is a longing for God himself.
Psalm 25 ~ As redeemed sinners struggling to live in a sinful world, we may look to ourselves or others for our hope. Pastor Charlie Greenwell takes us on a walk through Psalm 25 and points out the many promises and the wonderful hope found in trusting in and waiting on the Lord.
2 Peter 3:11-18 ~ In the first half of this chapter, Peter teaches that the Day of the Lord—with its judgment and destruction—will come. Pastor Doug Link encourages us, since we have this knowledge, to follow Peter’s exhortation to live our lives accordingly.
Lesson 17, a final capstone from Psalm 104 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 15:25-32 ~ In the second half of Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son, the older son announces his frustration and anger about how his younger brother was celebrated. Pastor Rod Bunton shows us how the older son’s attitude mirrors that of the Pharisees and Scribes that were hearing the teaching.
Lesson 16 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 15:11-24 ~ Jesus continues to teach the Pharisees and Scribes, telling them a shocking parable about the prodigal son. Pastor Rod Bunton explains how this resembles our own rebellion against God and the rejoicing he experiences when we finally repent.
Lesson 15 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 15:1-10 ~ Jesus had a mixed audience when he addressed the dissatisfaction of the Pharisees and Scribes about his association with the tax collectors and sinners. Pastor Rod Bunton explains the first two of three parables that Jesus used to teach his audience about the joy experienced in Heaven when a sinner repents.
Lesson 14 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
2 Peter 3:1-10 ~ It is in our nature to dislike waiting and, oftentimes, people wonder why it takes so long for God to fulfill his promises. Pastor Doug Link uses God’s own words to answer, “Is this just His sovereign purpose or is it more?”