Sermons from 2018
Psalm 1 ~ What would make you truly happy this new year? Pastor Ben Khazraee explores Psalm 1 for the answer to what sort of person a truly happy person is, according to God.
Lesson 33 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 20:42-44 ~ After rebuffing the scribes, Pharisees, Sadducees, and Herodians, Jesus asks his own question to those who were trying to challenge him. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches how Jesus used the very Scriptures themselves to challenge their own understanding about the identity and nature of the Messiah.
Lesson 32 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 20:27-40 ~ One final attempt to discredit Jesus during the week leading to the cross, this time from the Sadducees, was a question regarding the fate of a woman married several times under Levitical law when she is resurrected in Heaven. Pastor Rod Bunton explains Jesus’ answer, oft misunderstood even today, that showed the absurdity of the question and their ignorance of Scripture.
Lesson 31 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 20:19-26 ~ After realizing that Jesus’ parable of the wicked tenants was directed at and condemning of them, the scribes, chief priests, and Pharisees schemed to entrap Jesus by causing him to say something that they could report to the authorities. Pastor Rod Bunton shows how Jesus’ surprising answer silenced His critics and frustrated them even more.
Lesson 30 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 20:9-18 ~ Following the challenge to his authority by the religious leaders in the crowd, Jesus tells a parable about a vineyard owner who attempts to require settlement from his tenants. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches the meaning of the parable and how it directly applied to the nation of Israel, which shocked those listening when they realized what that meant to them.
Lesson 29 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.
Luke 20:1-8 ~ Following the cleansing of the temple, the chief priests, scribes, and elders started scheming to find a way to discredit Jesus and they confronted him with a question that was certain to accomplish that. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches how Jesus’ response to this challenge—the first of four that will he will see on this day—actually confirms the validity of his power and authority.
Lesson 28 in the Genesis: Foundations Sunday School class.