August 17, 2014
The purpose of our lives is to glorify God. We need to turn our eyes away from the world and our circumstances and turn them to the LORD. He is great and worthy of praise!
July 27, 2014
Not commonly thought of as a “manifestation”, the fruit of the spirit listed in Galatians 5 are just that. These traits flow from a life lived by the spirit’s direction and power. The fruit of the spirit will grow and flourish as we remain connected to Christ through the spirit.
June 15, 2014
Jesus was anointed with the holy spirit to preach the gospel and set free the captives. His early disciples did not only observe him doing this, they participated in doing it with them as well. The gospel was preached and the spirit of God was powerful. After Jesus’ ascension, he sends the spirit to the […]
May 18, 2014
Jesus is Messiah, Lord and King. But is he worthy of honor and worship? Does honoring Jesus conflict with the clear call to honor God? These questions and more have clear answers in Scripture. In fact, when we honor Jesus, God is pleased. Worthy is the lamb!
April 27, 2014
The story of Jesus does not end with his death on the cross. Though initially unclear to the first followers of Christ, Jesus’ resurrection and ascension opened up the opportunity for the entire world to come to know God and be a part of his coming Kingdom. Through this event, those who have faith in […]
March 16, 2014
God calls for the men and women of this generation to impart his ways and his greatness to the next generation. The primary role of fathers and mothers in particular is to teach their children the ways of the LORD. Where our parents may fail the church is filled with spiritual “uncles” and “aunts” who […]
February 23, 2014
God’s words brought creation into being. God’s words shook Mount Sinai as the Israelites trembled below. In Jesus, God’s words come alive and demonstrate power and give life. Today this God, whose words have power and awake the soul, still speaks.
January 12, 2014
Of all that the Creator God asks from his creation, love is his chief desire. Though there are many other important things to desire, to love God with all of our hearts is the purpose of our lives. He calls Israel to hear this and later confirms this through the words of Jesus. As children […]
January 5, 2014
The gospel message itself is infused with the power of salvation. Though difficult trials or new teaching may come, knowing the love of God though Christ is an unshakable reality that comes with the hearing and believing of the gospel. Paul made it his clear priority to preach this gospel, remaining steadfast no matter what.
December 29, 2013
Nothing that mankind brings to the table saves us. Our salvation is only through God’s plan of salvation, through the cross of Christ. After accepting this plan, man is left with not boasting in himself, but a realization of and gratitude for God’s grace.