Lessons from Christ’s Ascension

Bible Text: Psalm 68:18 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla Christ descended first, to ascend as the Victor over sin and death. And he has shared the benefits of his victory with… Read more »

May 17, 2015
Christ descended first, to ascend as the Victor over sin and death. And he has shared the benefits of his victory with his people. Christ's ascension confirms and secures his…

A Salvation Soundtrack

Bible Text: Psalm 118:1-29 | Preacher: Jimmy Gill God specializes in bringing deliverance out of distress; he specializes in bringing life and hope in the midst of death and despair. God… Read more »

April 26, 2015
God specializes in bringing deliverance out of distress; he specializes in bringing life and hope in the midst of death and despair. God specializes in turning rejection into glory; turning suffering…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Was Guilty

Bible Text: Luke 23:13-15 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights Barabbas! We all know the name, and yet he was totally passive in the account of Christ’s… Read more »

March 29, 2015
Barabbas! We all know the name, and yet he was totally passive in the account of Christ's final hours before his death. But Jesus-Barabbas best represents us and best presents…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Dreamed

Bible Text: Matthew 27:1, 2, 11-26 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights A light shone upon Pilate early Friday morning as he sat on his judgment throne… Read more »

March 22, 2015
A light shone upon Pilate early Friday morning as he sat on his judgment throne dealing with another problem brought to him by the Jews. Through his wife, Pilate was given…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Was Healed

Bible Text: Mark 14:43-52 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights The object of Christ’s last miracle before his crucifixion, Malchus, the servant of the high priest, had… Read more »

March 15, 2015
The object of Christ's last miracle before his crucifixion, Malchus, the servant of the high priest, had gone out with Judas and others to arrest Jesus. Little did he know that…

Lesser Lenten Lights – Two Nameless Servants

Bible Text: Mark 14:12-16 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights What does the account of Christ sending his two disciples into Jerusalem to find and follow a… Read more »

March 8, 2015
What does the account of Christ sending his two disciples into Jerusalem to find and follow a man carrying a water jug tell us? Why such cryptic directions? Is God…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Who Did What She Could

Bible Text: Mark 14:3-9 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights Mary had listened and understood; she had listened more carefully than Christ’s disciples and had believed what… Read more »

March 1, 2015
Mary had listened and understood; she had listened more carefully than Christ's disciples and had believed what Jesus said. Thus she came to the meal at Simon the Leper's home…

A Lesser Lenten Light – One Poor Widow

Bible Text: Mark 12:38-44 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: Lesser Lenten Lights We are familiar with many of the major figures woven into the account of Christ’s final week before… Read more »

February 22, 2015
We are familiar with many of the major figures woven into the account of Christ's final week before his crucifixion:  from Judas the betrayer and Caiaphas the High Priest, to Peter…

The Living Tabernacle – The Ark and the Mercy Seat

Bible Text: John 20:1-18 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: The Living Tabernacle After showing us the other major features of the tabernacle – the altar, the laver, the twelve… Read more »

February 15, 2015
After showing us the other major features of the tabernacle – the altar, the laver, the twelve loaves, the menorah and the altar of incense – where is the Holy…

The Living Tabernacle – The Altar of Incense

Bible Text: John 17:1-26 | Preacher: Mike Pasarilla | Series: The Living Tabernacle In Christ’s prayer of John 17, we come to the antitype of the altar of incense in… Read more »

February 8, 2015
In Christ's prayer of John 17, we come to the antitype of the altar of incense in the tabernacle. Christ and his effectual intercession for his people was pictured in…