Games People Play

Luke 20:27, “they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children. And the second … More Games People Play

Chandler: Jesus tends to be for people who are really a mess.

In our reading plan, we come to Luke 12 today. In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. (Luke 12:1 ESV) In the previous chapter (Luke 11:37-54),  … More Chandler: Jesus tends to be for people who are really a mess.

Playing Games with Jesus

Luke 20:27, “they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children. And the second … More Playing Games with Jesus

One Thankful Leper

Matt Chandler on the Ten Lepers of Luke 17: “On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee.  And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.”  When he saw them … More One Thankful Leper

Games People Play

Luke 20:27, “they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children. And the second … More Games People Play

The Thankful Leper

Matt Chandler on the Ten Lepers of Luke 17: “On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee.  And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.”  When he saw them … More The Thankful Leper

Matt Chandler on “Worthless Salt” (Matthew 5)

Matt Chandler is the Lead Pastor at The Village Church in  Texas and said in a 2007 sermon (pdf version or mp3 downloads, Salt of the Earth Part 1 or Light From Salt, Part 2),  ….salt, if it’s lost its saltiness is worthless…..  I believe it’s impossible to empirically argue against that on a whole, Evangelical[s] … More Matt Chandler on “Worthless Salt” (Matthew 5)