We get a big picture of the Kingdom of God through Jesus's parable of the great banquet.
Paul lays out the implications of the gospel
Paul discusses the main implication of the gospel: unity.
Paul prays that God would strengthen the Ephesians for the mission to which they are called.
Paul lets us in on the surprise of grace that has been revealed to him.
Paul reminds the Ephesians of what God is doing and what their story is.
Paul now explains the story of his audience and how they were saved, to show that they were made for greatness.
Paul prays for the Ephesians and we get a glimpse into where God is taking us.
At the onset of this letter to the church at Ephesus, Paul is overflowing with the good news of God's grace.
Jesus' triumphal entry shows that He is THE KING and that He is the humble king we need.
While the disciples posture for greatness, Jesus and a blind beggar show them the path to greatness.
We look at the question "what does God want from you?" through the lens of wealth.
Through Jesus's transfiguration, we see that we were meant for glory and the secret of entering into glory.
Peter's confession of Christ provides the opportunity to consider the good life and how submission to Jesus is the only way to be free.
While Jesus's invitation to a Syrophoenician woman seems harsh, it is transformational.
Jesus feeds the 5,000 and in the process gives the disciples freedom to be inadequate, the care of a faithful shepherd, and true rest in His love.
Jesus demonstrates his power over the storm, his purpose for the storm, and his presence in the storm.
Jesus's parable of the sower gives us a key to understanding His work in the world and in our lives.
Through his kindness to tax collectors and sinners, Jesus distinguishes how the gospel is something new that cannot just be added on to religion.
We learn about connecting to God through the account of Jesus healing the paralytic.