Phil Lapp

Jesus’ Hometown Sermon

In Matthew 13:53 & Mark 6:1 we read that Jesus and to His hometown and began teaching in their synagogue. Their first response was one of astonishment. Astonishment soon turned into disbelief as they asked themselves; “Is this not the carpenter?” When our astonishment at Christ’ Word to us turns into disbelief, it soon leads…

A Costly Pearl

Zach. 4:6 “This is the Word of the Lord to Zerubbabel saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.” (10) “For who has despised the day of small things?” Jesus said in Matthew 13:33 the kingdom of Heaven is like leaven, which a woman hid in 3…

Fellow Heirs with Christ

Jesus spoke of His disciples as those with whom He willingly shares His inheritance with. He relates to those who do the will of the Father, as His own family. Roman’s 8:15 tells us we have not received the spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but have received a spirit of adoption as sons…