Red Letter

Red Letter

Red Letter Part 4: Kids That Turn Out Right

KIDS THAT TURN OUT RIGHT Proverbs 13:24 (ESV) Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. Proverbs 22:15 (ESV) Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him. Luke 15:11-20 (NIV) Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his…

Red Letter Part 3: How To Be Respected

HOW TO BE RESPECTED Luke 14:8-11 (HCSB) When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don’t recline at the best place, because a more distinguished person than you may have been invited by your host. The one who invited both of you may come and say to you, “Give your place to this man,” and then in humiliation, you will proceed to take the lowest place. But when you are invited, go and recline in the lowest place,…

Red Letter Part 2: Hands & Feet of Jesus

BEING THE HANDS AND FEET OF JESUS Luke 4:16-19 (NIV) He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He…

Red Letter Part 1: Better Together

Red Letter Part 1: Better Together We are going to focus on the final words of Jesus. Jesus’s final focus was not on his public ministry. His focus was on his 12 disciples. Jesus knew his true ministry would live on through 12 men. Let’s begin in John 13. John 13:1-8 (NIV) It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father . . .…