Category: Teachings of Jesus

33 Lessons from Jesus

Your Instructor:  Jesus Christ & The Holy Spirit The teachings of Jesus are transformative when you take the time to apply them to your life in a meaningful way.  It’s not enough to simply read scripture; we need to carefully consider how the message…

The True Vine

  In his final instruction to the twelve apostles, Jesus presented the heart of His teaching in a vivid illustration that every gardener will understand.  Jesus calls Himself the vine and God the Father the gardener. “I am the true vine, and my Father…

Ready to Serve

  A good secretary or personal assistant often ends up doing most of the work.  Busy executives need someone that can be counted on to serve tirelessly and be ready for anything that is needed.  That kind of devotion is usually greatly appreciated.  A…

Greed

  During the ministry of Jesus the religious leaders known as the Pharisees had a saying about material wealth, “Whom the Lord loves He makes rich.”  They believed wealth was an indication of God’s approval.  There are some preachers today who seem to have…

The Enemy

  Jesus made a clear distinction between those who trusted His teaching and those who rejected His teaching.  It is important for everyone to understand that there are only two sides.  Either you are a follower of Jesus who was sent by God to…

Deception

  In the world we live in, there are some who have decided to use the Bible as a tool for earning an income.  As a result, the message they preach often proceeds beyond the scripture to include some self-aggrandizement.  These false teachers attempt…

Forgiven

  Jesus walked the earth to provide us with an example of perfection.  Unlike all the rest of us, Jesus was a man without sin.  Unfortunately, our human nature does not provide us with the ability to live a sinless life; therefore, Jesus, the…

What Matters

  The fundamental teaching that binds all Christians together is the basic foundational truth that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior.  It doesn’t matter where you go to church or even if you go to church.  It doesn’t matter what Christian denomination you…

Humility

  At one point in the ministry of Jesus, the twelve apostles began to argue about which among them would be preeminent in the kingdom of heaven.  Jesus at once recognized a perfect teaching moment and began to school the apostles in the basics…

Panning for Gold

  Gold panning is the process of standing in a river, scooping up some mud in a pan along with some water, and then sloshing it around until the useless material is discarded and only the gold is remaining.  Because gold is a more…