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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 […]

Let’s Keep it, “All About Jesus”

by Mike Sasso

Brethren, I want to remind you during these trying times to keep your eyes on Jesus. It’s so easy with all the conspiracy theories and rebellion against everything from the government to masks, to get caught up in a fight you ought not to involve yourself in. Keep your eyes on Jesus my brethren. When […]

Casting Out Demons

by Mike Sasso

It goes without saying that demonic spirits are no match for the Holy Spirit of God. But that being said, demons are indeed very powerful and able to control and enslave individuals whom they possess. In our study today we will see both Jesus’ clear power and authority over demons and the demon’s ability to […]

He’s a Good, Good Father

by Mike Sasso

In today’s text, we see Jesus making a comparison between the compassion of human beings and God’s compassion, between a human father’s love and our heavenly Father’s love for us. Notice how Jesus compares from the lesser to the greater. Take note of the implications Jesus is making of how good our God and Father […]

What is “Christian” Prayer

by Linda Sasso

What makes “Christian prayer” different from the prayers of other religions? Some religions olm chants. Other religions emphasize silence and meditation. Many religions have memorized prayers for every occasion. But how does Christian prayer stand out from all the rest? Knowing the correct answer to these questions depends upon whether or not a Christian is following […]

The Christian’s “Priority One”

by Linda Sasso

We tend to be big on priorities and making lists of important hierarchy. If as a Christian, you made a list of all the most important things to pay attention to in your life, what would be at the very top? Today’s text gives us strong direction from Jesus concerning what should be at the top […]

Where is Your Faith?

by Mike Sasso

One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let’s cross to the other side of the lake.” So, they got into a boat and started out. As they sailed across, Jesus settled down for a nap. But soon a fierce storm came down on the lake. The boat was filling with water, and they were in […]

Calvary Chapel Eagle – Coronavirus Statement

by Mike Sasso

Circumstances and statistics surrounding the spread of coronavirus seems to be changing daily if not hourly. As pastor of Calvary Chapel of Eagle, the safety and health of our people is of highest concern. It is my responsibility as shepherd of the flock to not only protect and guide our fellowship spiritually, but to likewise […]

Be Careful How You Hear

by Mike Sasso

Today’s text contains a parable that describes the various conditions of the human heart and how each condition responds to the Word of God. As you read this parable, ask God to show you the condition of your own heart and ask the Holy Spirit to help you respond properly to God’s Word. One day […]

An Unconventional Messiah

by Mike Sasso

Truth be known, Jesus wasn’t following the pattern the Jews expected the Messiah to follow. Instead of overthrowing the Romans and establishing a Jewish rule of government, Jesus was teaching love and forgiveness and showing mercy towards those the Jewish leaders would normally condemn. Jesus even spoke against the religious leaders openly correcting their scriptural […]