March 14 Nehemiah 6-7; 2 Corinthians 2; Proverbs 10 In the raw, unvarnished truth of the Gospel, there’s no room for slickness or concealment. Jesus, in His call to us, demands nothing less than complete surrender—denying ourselves, taking up our crosses, and walking in obedience, even unto death. This call isn’t nestled in the small […]

March 14, 2024

The Unvarnished Gospel: Embracing Self-Denial in a Self-Centered World

Exodus 22-23; Matthew 14; Psalm 110 Everything about the New Testament example we have in Jesus is impossible to emulate in the flesh. God leads us into areas of obedience where we will become immediately acquainted with our own lack. Every part of being discipled by Jesus, in fact, leads us to that very conclusion: […]

January 16, 2024

Embracing Divine Strength in Human Weakness: Lessons from Jesus’ Ministry