How does the person and work of Jesus make him the light of the world? How are we to live as lights in a dark world?
The incarnational disciple is learning to be aware of God, and making God known in our world in the everyday stuﬀ of life. We are living in the tension of the spiritual and material world.
The disciple of Jesus is to exemplify the call to love neighbor, act justly, and show mercy to those around them. How do we cultivate a life of compassion?
In Jesus, we see the true virtuous and holy life lived in real time. How can we develop a virtuous and holy life like Jesus?
Jesus was well acquainted with intimacy and attentiveness to God through prayer. Through the Lord's Prayer, he provides a pattern for all believers.
Many people forget the way Jesus fought temptation, like we do, is a life saturated with the truth and promises of God in the Scriptures.
Do I accept Jesus on his terms or mine?
Despite living in an age where end times predictions abound, the Bible is clear that even Jesus and the angels did not know the hour of God's return. Instead, we are to live in anticipation, always ready, not leaving anything for tomorrow.
All people struggle with hypocrisy, and when it consumes church leaders, the result can be disastrous as Jesus laments here.