Category: Luke

Gain in Eternity

What is the cost of following Christ?

Unacceptable

After Jesus’ temptation, John records a year-long ministry trip around Israel. On this trip, Jesus cleansed the temple Jerusalem and performed miracles in Capernaum. Returning to his hometown of Nazareth, Jesus entered the synagogue and stirred up a hornet’s nest. The verdict of his… Continue Reading “Unacceptable”

Manhood and Deity

Are you sold out to doing God’s will? Even at the expense of your own? After Jesus grew up, he was baptized and then immediately sent into the wilderness to be tested and tempted by the Devil. Of course, he passed with flying colors,… Continue Reading “Manhood and Deity”

The Cost (Poem)

The price was great indeed: To suffer and to bleed. But opposite to greed, He saw the greater need. Christ Jesus chose to pay the cost to seek and save the lost. -Wills Osborn (6/19/2017) See Luke 19:10

Preparation For Ministry

The following is a message I shared at Buena Park Christian Fellowship on March 26, 2017. Title: Preparation For Ministry Follow along here: Luke 4:1-13

The Inconvenience of Christmas

A 30 minute, outside-the-box, message on what it took to send us the Messiah. The following is a message I shared at Buena Park Christian Fellowship on December 18, 2016. Title: The Inconvenience of Christmas Passage: Selected Passages

The Faithful & Faithless Priest (Sermon)

The following is a message I shared at Grace Bible Chapel on November 20, 2016. Title: The Faithful & Faithless Priest Passage: Luke 1:5-25 Theme: Faith  Outline:  First Faithful (5-7) Fearful (8-17) Faithless (18-22) Favored (23-25) Finally

Woe! Really?

I cringe when I read the “woes” Jesus spoke to the Pharisees and lawyers in Luke 11. Take, for example, when He says, “But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenth of mint, rue, and every kind of herb, and you bypass justice… Continue Reading “Woe! Really?”

How Much Do You Love?

In our world today, there is a pervasive idea that in order to go to heaven, a person must be good. Of course, no one knows how good they must be in order to get in, but that doesn’t seem to bother many of… Continue Reading “How Much Do You Love?”

Deliverance

Scattered throughout the Psalms, we find multiple cries for deliverance. For example, in Psalm 6:4 David cries out: “Return, O Lord, deliver me! Oh, save me for Your mercies’ sake!” In his distress, David calls on the Lord for salvation and relief. Although it’s… Continue Reading “Deliverance”