Dean Elliott explains that this part is an end of two different sections – The Sermon on the Mount, and then a field trip to see what Jesus was talking about in the sermon. In this text, Matthew 9:27-10:1, we will see the important qualifications that Jesus places on His people before He gives them power. […]
David denhartog teaches from Matthew 8:23-9:8. The subject that weaves itself through Matthew 8 is the power of the Lord Jesus Christ to work in you and through you to reach others. Jesus is preparing a group of men to go forth into the world as his apostles and disciples to preach the Gospel. God […]
Dean Elliott continues the Behold the King series, teaching through the book of Matthew. Dean explains the historical and contextual setting, and then shows us three ideas we need to understand from Matthew 4:12-25 about Jesus’ ministry. This section sets the stage for how you hear the Sermon on the Mount, in chapters 5-7.
David denHartog begins with a question: What do you think of when you hear “church?” The church exists to make disciples – to become disciples and to make disciples. In other words, to build up the church. In I Corinthians 14, Paul gives three factors that are necessary for building up the people within the […]
David denHartog exhorts us to keep our eye on the finish line if we are to succeed as a church. What is our goal as a church? What is our goal as individual believers? How do we measure success at CBC? Our goal comes from Matthew 28:19. Pastor David uses selected verses from the Gospel […]
Don Hunt teaches from Luke 24:1-12 with a challenge to look at where you find life. The Disciples went to look for Jesus at the tomb and were challenged, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?”
Dean Elliott teaches from Luke 18:35-19:10, explaining two stories and three things we can learn about faith – the faith that is required to follow Jesus. This is part of the section in Luke where Jesus is teaching the disciples about increasing their faith, a request of theirs from Luke 17:5.
Dean Elliott reviews and explains five motivations for fishing for men given by Jesus as He instructs the disciples. He also walks through Luke 16:14-31 and explains three characteristics that characterize the love of commitment. The Pharisees were dead in their love of people because of their love of money. Jesus explains the results of their dead […]
David den Hartog explains a parable that Jesus told to the Disciples about stewardship and investment. The point of the parable is the wise investment of the money that God gives to each one of us. How do we invest our money? Where can you invest your money to get the most bang for your […]
Dean Elliott begins teaching in Luke 14:25 where Jesus is explaining to the disciples the fine print of following Him – the cost of commitment. But, the cost of commitment still takes place under the umbrella of the grace. Following this are 3 parables that Jesus uses to explain how crazy God is for lost […]