Luke 18:35-43 ~ Near Jericho, Jesus encountered a blind beggar who cried out to him for mercy. Pastor Rod Bunton helps us to see that although the beggar’s physical eyes were closed, his spiritual eyes could see his need for the son of David to heal him.
Luke 18:31-34 ~ In the shadow of Hurricane Matthew and in an auditorium without power, Pastor Rod Bunton takes a few moments to reflect on the sovereign power of God and then continues his study in Luke 18. In this passage, Jesus reminds his disciples of the events that were upcoming as they approached Jerusalem. Even though these things were unexpected and misunderstood by the twelve, Pastor Rod explains that the events didn’t derail Jesus’ mission, rather they were all…
Ephesians 5:15-17 ~ The Bible has a lot to say about wisdom and it’s clearly an attribute that Christians should strive to develop. Pastor Doug Link uses a passage in Ephesians 5 to help us see three ways that we can grow in wisdom the way that God intends.
Lesson 22 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 18:18-30 ~ When people heard Jesus say that it is impossible for a wealthy man to enter the kingdom of God, they were shocked and asked, “Then who can be saved?” Pastor Rod Bunton explores how Jesus was teaching that man’s responsibility in salvation is preceded by God’s divine responsibility through regeneration.
Lesson 21 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 18:18-30 ~ When a successful and rich ruler realized that he had everything except eternal life, he asked Jesus what he must do to obtain that. Past Rod Bunton shows us how Jesus exposed this man’s superficial faith by challenging him to do something that he wasn’t willing to carry out, even for such a precious gift.
Lesson 20 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)
Luke 18:15-17 ~ When parents began bringing their children to Jesus to be blessed, his disciples became annoyed by the distraction they were causing to adults who, unlike the children, could understand the teaching. Pastor Rod Bunton explains why Jesus rebuked the disciples and what significance this has on the meaning of saving faith.
Lesson 19 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 18:9-14 ~ Jesus told a parable comparing a Pharisee, who thought himself righteous because of how he conducted his life, and a tax collector, who confessed his sinful standing and begged God for mercy. Pastor Rod Bunton shows how this parable answers the question that separates Christianity from all other religions: Can you make yourself right with God?
Lesson 18 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class. Handout (PDF)