March 24, 2013
The children of Israel were freed from slavery and idolatry and yet most of them turned away from the LORD after that. Paul uses the Israelites as an example for believers today to be vigilant against idols that can creep in to our lives. Christ calls us to leave our idols, to leave our sin, […]
March 10, 2013
The people of the LORD had forsaken Him and turned to idols. A prophet’s warning rings out in the land. What will happen to the people of Judah? At a critical moment in history, king Josiah ascends to the throne. How he responds to the word of the LORD is an example of God’s people […]
January 27, 2013
Ever ask the question “why do I sing at church?” When we see the power and greatness of God, we will praise Him!
January 20, 2013
Jesus taught that our actions and words come from our heart. We can look at our words and deeds to see what is going on in our hearts. Because our hearts are the center of where our life comes from, God is concerned about what is going on in our hearts. Our outward attempts to […]
January 13, 2013
There are so many important things to be mindful of when it comes to living a life for God. There are critical things we should do and things we should not do. But if everything could be summed up in one word it would be summed up like this: LOVE!
December 24, 2012
Sometimes life is messy. Things do not always go the way we hope or would like them to. These messy times often challenge our faith in God. We may ask “why is this happening?” or “where are you?” But it is in these messy times that God shows Himself present in our lives and in […]
December 2, 2012
Paul shares his vision for what the church should be about in the early chapters of Philippians. Christ-exalting, full of love, and united together doing both of these things. He gives us the example of Christ himself to emulate. When the church will take on this attitude and proceed with this mission, the world will […]
October 14, 2012
After hearing the challenging words of Jesus to the rich young ruler, some of his disciples wondered – who then can be saved? The reply amazed them – with men, it is impossible! Following Jesus unto eternal life is not something that man can accomplish on his own. He must receive the ready aid that […]