Whitney United Methodist Church

Episode Summary When it comes to Christian giving, are you still somewhat in the dark as to how to appropriately respond? The apostle Paul put it simply and succinctly, “Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly. Whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.” Paul explained further that giving is an individual matter that is settled in the privacy of one’s own heart. Second, giving requires resolve; by this Paul meant that it is to be based on a calculated decision and not a matter to be settled lightly or impulsively. Paul also emphasized that giving is to be a private, not a public, decision. ThereforeRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching continues the discussion of Mark 12:41-44. Section Text (NIV) 41 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. 42 But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents. 43 Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. 44 They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out ofRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching begins the discussion of Mark 12:41-44. Section Text (NIV) 41 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. 42 But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents. 43 Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. 44 They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out ofRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching continues the discussion of Mark 12:35-40. Section Text (NIV) 35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, “Why do the teachers of the law say that the Messiah is the son of David? 36 David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared: “‘The Lord said to my Lord:     “Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies     under your feet.”’[h] 37 David himself calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?” The large crowd listened to him with delight. 38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers ofRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching begins the discussion of Mark 12:35-40. Section Text (NIV) 35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, “Why do the teachers of the law say that the Messiah is the son of David? 36 David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared: “‘The Lord said to my Lord:     “Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies     under your feet.”’[h] 37 David himself calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?” The large crowd listened to him with delight. 38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers ofRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching continues the discussion of Mark 12:28-34. Section Text (NIV) 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[e] 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[f] 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighborRead More →

Cloverdale United Reformed Church

This radio show is a ministry of Cloverdale United Reformed Church where Russell Herman is the teaching pastor. Today’s teaching begins the discussion of Mark 12:28-34. Section Text (NIV) 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[e] 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[f] 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighborRead More →