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How Can There Be Peace

Just because a man assumes a position of leadership does not mean he has a right to be there or that God has backed him.

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They All Point To Him

And he ordered us to preach everywhere and to testify that Jesus is the one appointed by God to be the judge of all—the living and the dead. He is the one all the prophets testified about, saying that everyone who believes in him will have their sins forgiven through his name. (Acts 10:42-43) Read: 1 Kings…

The King Who Comes

The King Who Comes

When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives,the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” (Luke…

SHAME

Roll the Shame Away

Joshua and the men of Israel had to make a decision to follow God’s instructions in complete obedience. After they did this God rolled the shame of their slavery in Egypt away.

Are You King

John 18:33-35 (Are You King)

Then Pilate went back into his headquarters and called for Jesus to be brought to him. “Are you the king of the Jews?” he asked him. Jesus replied, “Is this your own question, or did others tell you about me?” “Am I a Jew?” Pilate retorted. “Your own people and their leading priests brought you…

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John 12:14-15 (Your King Is Coming)

Jesus found a young donkey and rode on it, fulfilling the prophecy that said: “Don’t be afraid, people of Jerusalem. Look, your King is coming, riding on a donkey’s colt.” (John 12:14-15) Read: Lamentations 2:1 – 4:22 Relate: Way back in the time of Abraham there was a priest/king who the patriarch paid his tithes to. His name…

Slipped Away

When the people saw him do this miraculous sign, they exclaimed, “Surely, he is the Prophet we have been expecting!” When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself. (John 6:14-15) Read: 1 Chronicles 23:1 – 25:31 Relate: The people wanted a revolution and…