Three Impossible Tests (Mark 12:13-34)

Jesus’ enemies asked Him three ‘impossible’ questions intended to expose His faults and deficiencies. Should we pay taxes to Caesar? (Mark 12:13-17) How does marriage and remarriage work in the resurrection? (Mark 12:18-27) Of the 613 commandments in the OT, which is the greatest? (Mark 12:28-34) But Jesus answers them flawlessly, and then turns the questions to us: Do […]

The Lord is My Shepherd (John 10:1-21)

Key Idea: Following the Good Shepherd in faith is to know the abundant life. I. Following… II. …the Good Shepherd in faith… The Good Shepherd knows his sheep The Good Shepherd sacrifices for his sheep III. …is to know the abundant life. 1. It makes boundaries beautiful 2. It shows following means freedom

Life & Death (John 8:48-59)

Key Idea: Jesus is the center of life and the defeater of death. Jesus, the Center of Life Jesus, the Defeater of Death  

Judging Jesus (John 7:14-24)

Key Idea: We must not judge Jesus by appearances but with right judgment. If we are to judge Jesus rightly, we must humbly: Seek the will of God Recognize our self-righteousness

The Reformation: Historical Roots, Present Reality (Romans 1:17)

A brief history of the Reformation. I. Sola Scriptura: Scripture Alone – Pastor Kelly Kira II. Sola Fide: Faith Alone – Pastor Jason Ho III. Sola Gratia: Grace Alone – Pastor Ryan Narasaki IV. Solus Christus: Christ Alone – Pastor Gavin Kajikawa V. Soli Deo Gloria: God’s Glory Alone – Pastor Kim Kira