Sermons on Courage
When a society becomes increasingly intolerant of Christian faith, many believers feel like running and hiding. Psalm 11 counters this inclination by teaching us to find refuge in the Lord.
Matthew has reached a turning point where Jesus opening predicts his death and resurrection but an interesting theme is developing. Its an epic battle between Jesus and Satan that didn’t begin here and will still be raging when Jesus hangs on the cross.
There is something actually available to us to cope with the most difficult trials and Jesus is only too willing to give it to us… if we ask.