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What Does the Christian Faith Look Like?

by Mike Sasso

Last week we covered Luke 6:27-36 and learned what real love looks like according to God’s word. This week we will look at what real faith looks like. How does someone who has real faith in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior behave? How does real faith act? Read carefully today’s text and understand […]

The Bible Commands Us to Love

by Linda Sasso

Jesus replied, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:37–40, […]

Jesus’ Declarations of God’s Kingdom

by Linda Sasso

The American Revolutionaries had their Declaration of Independence. Karl Marx had his Communist Manifesto. With this message, Jesus explained the agenda, the plan and the priorities of God’s Kingdom. In today’s six verses Jesus pronounces four “blessings” and four “woes” … Then He lifted up His eyes toward His disciples, and said: “Blessed are you […]

Prayer, Power & Partnership

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text, we deal with these three topics. PRAYER: We will take a look at the importance of prayer, the role of prayer in Jesus’ life and the role of prayer in our lives. May the Lord move us all to a more effective prayer life through this text. POWER: We see Jesus demonstrating […]

Jesus Always Gets to the Heart of the Matter

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text we see just how twisted religion can get, even religion that is based upon our scriptures. All one has to do to miss God’s heart of the matter is add to or take away from the truths of scripture. Do this, and you will miss the entire point of God’s word. Yes, […]

The Birth of Our Savior

by Linda Sasso

This being the Sunday before Christmas we will take a close look at the birth of our Savior. It’s time to once more review the incredible facts surrounding this story. This “history” is “HIS story” … At that time the Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Roman Empire. When this first […]

Jesus Love the Unloved

by Linda Sasso

Is there a particular type of person that you despise? Perhaps your political convictions drive you to hate the opposing party. Maybe your religious convictions cause you to loathe those who fit certain “politically correct” descriptions. Think seriously about this. What type of people absolutely drive you crazy? Truth is, if Jesus was here today, […]

Jesus Can Forgive YOUR Sins

by Linda Sasso

Now it happened on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come out of every town of Galilee, Judea, and Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was present to heal them. Then behold, men brought on a bed a man who […]

Jesus is Willing

by Linda Sasso

Have you ever felt ashamed, unworthy or dirty? Have you ever felt broken and unfixable? Do you know what hopelessness feels like? If so, you’ll be able to relate to the man in today’s story. In today’s text Jesus cleanses a leper. lepers were outcasts of society and had to live isolated away from other […]

The Malnutrition of the Multitudes

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text, we see the people in Jesus’ day were starving. They were starving because there was a famine in the land. They weren’t necessarily starving for food. The physical food was plentiful. But they were starving for the Word of God. Though there were synagogues everywhere in Israel and “the scriptures” were being […]