The rebukes of Jesus to his disciples constantly challenge me. I am especially challenged when he points out their “little faith” or “no faith.” In Matthew 17, after Jesus has come down from the transfiguration event, the disciples have been confronted with a situation they can’t handle. The trouble they have is they experienced theContinue reading “Regaining the power of the Church”
“When we hear the word miracle, we must not imagine fireworks and drum rolls and trumpet blasts and then, presto, a piece of heavenly magic that sends us reeling. That is fun but it is not gospel.” — Eugene Peterson, When Kingfishers Catch Fire
Reading and praying through the Gospel of Mark, I am interested in 2 stories: the feeding of the 5,000 then the feeding of the 4,000. Two miracles where each time the disciples are baffled as to what to do. Why can’t they remember what Jesus did the last time?
When we come to the Lord with needs, we must come boldly. We must come with an expectation. Doubt doesn’t really belong. We may hesitate. We may wonder if anything can happen, but we can be reminded of the greatness of God.
“2017.02.12 – Jesus In The Miraculous” A sermon from Heights Church. More information at HeightsChurchMN.org Subscribe in an RSS reader or on iTunes
Healing isn’t a “show.” We’ve made it that.
We don’t need a “shadow” ministry. We need ministry in the shadows.
2016.04.24 – Living in the Miraculous A sermon from Heights Church. More information at HeightsChurchMN.org Subscribe in an RSS reader or on iTunes
Hesitation is a miracle killer.