Judas to Betray Jesus

By: James Downing | Posted: Jul 08, 2018

Matthew 26:14-25

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Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests,

And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

And from that time he sought opportunity to betray him.

Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover?


Handling an Offense

By: James Downing | Posted: Jul 23, 2017

Matthew 18:15-20

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Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.

But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.

And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen…

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Transfiguration

By: James Downing | Posted: May 07, 2017

Our Works Found in Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 29, 2017

Matthew 16:24-28

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Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father…

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Called to Live a Holy Life

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 19, 2017

1 Thessalonians 3:11-4:8

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Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:

To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by…

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Let him deny himself...

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 12, 2017

Matthew 16:24

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Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

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Peter's Offense to Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 05, 2017

Matthew 16:21

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From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.

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Who is Jesus Christ?

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 26, 2017

Matthew 16:13-21

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When Jesus came into the coasts of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, saying, Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? And they said, Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias; and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood…

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To Hear from Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Feb 19, 2017

Matthew 16:1-12

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The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.

He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.

And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
A wicked and adulterous generation…

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Religious Hypocrites

By: James Downing | Posted: Mar 20, 2016

Matthew 11:28-30

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Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Matthew 12:1-9

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At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn and to eat.

But…

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