Are You a Good Neighbor?

Are You a Good Neighbor?

Our Father in heaven, what a good prayer, and may they forget the channel, seeing only Him. So I pray that I might decrease and Christ would increase, that He would be uppermost in our hearts and in our minds, and You would give us all ears to hear what You have to say to…

The Know Nothing Farmer

The Know Nothing Farmer

O great and glorious God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, giver of the Holy Spirit who spoke by the apostles and prophets, pour out now that same Spirit upon us as we come to the pages of Your Word. Open to us Your most precious truths. Shine Your light upon us. Grant to…

Be Ever Watchful

Be Ever Watchful

Good morning. It is good to be looking into the Word of Christ with you. Matthew chapter 13. We’ve come to verse 47 through 50 as we continue our study in Christ’s parables. Before we read that, just a couple comments. It seems to me that we are wired to sort things, and in this…

Treasure Hunting

Treasure Hunting

Well, good morning, Christ Covenant. It’s great to be with you again today. It’s hard to believe, if you’re like me, that we are in the month of August. How did that happen? And I know that months as we started this whole strange season we’re in you probably thought by now, in the month…

No Small Seed

No Small Seed

Well, good morning. If you are just joining us, we are in a series on Jesus’ kingdom parables. Mike Kruger kicked us off several weeks ago, beginning in Matthew 13 with the parable of the sower. And the last two weeks Pastor Tom preached, first on the purpose of the parables, and then last week…

The Wheat and the Weeds

The Wheat and the Weeds

Well, that is our prayer, that when Jesus comes back and He sits on His judgment throne, I hope it’s your prayer that you would be found hidden in Christ, and that’s Jesus is going to teach us about this morning. So turn with me in your Bibles to Matthew 13. We’ll be reading together…

How Well Do You Hear?

How Well Do You Hear?

I invite you to turn this morning in your Bibles to Matthew 12 as we continue our study of the parables of the kingdom. Matthew 13, verses 10 through 17. We began last week thinking about the parable of the soils, with what question where is our heart, as we prepare to think about these…