Posts from August 2020

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Examining Your Priorities

by Mike Sasso

Luke chapter 12 Jesus gives us two serious warnings. Beware of spiritual deception and false religion. (V:1) Beware of materialistic deception and covetousness. (V:15) Either extreme can bring destruction to your soul. False religion or materialism. Lord help us to see things as You see them and evaluate life according to Your values and priorities […]

What is the Unforgivable Sin?

by Mike Sasso

Jesus said, … whoever confesses Me before men, him the Son of Man also will confess before the angels of God. But he who denies Me before men will be denied before the angels of God. “And anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but to him who […]

Good Fear/Bad Fear

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text teaches us the results of fear in our lives. The fear of man will lead to hypocrisy and false religion. The fear of God will lead to right living and true relationship with God.  1 Meanwhile, the crowds grew until thousands were milling about and stepping on each other. Jesus turned first to […]

The Problem with False Religion

by Mike Sasso

In today’s text, Jesus meets with a group of very religious people for lunch and rebukes them harshly. In this encounter, we learn some important lessons about God’s attitude towards false religion. Of all the sins one can commit, possibly the most heinous is the sin of false religion. False religion not only misrepresents God […]