Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven Is Near

Mark 1:14-15; Matthew 4:12-17 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This was the message proclaimed by John the Baptist as he went about the Judean countryside baptizing people and making disciples. After John was put in prison, Jesus himself began proclaiming the exact same message. (Matthew 3:1-2, Matthew 4:17) “Repent” – The […]

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The Year of The Lord’s Favor

Luke 4:16-21 “He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” In his sermon to the congregation at Nazareth, Jesus began by taking up the scroll of the prophet Isaiah and reading: “The Spirit […]

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