July 2, 2023
David contrasts the ways of the wicked with the ways of the righteous giving us a model for living a righteous life
November 14, 2021
Jesus loves His Church and He wants you in it. Jesus loves His Church and He wants you to do your part in it. That’s why He died for you. For God sees in you what He wants to make us an irresistible church. That’s our God, and He’s not done with what He wants to make of us
October 10, 2021
God’s grace doesn’t just rescue you from your destructive and hopeless past, His grace gives you a whole new way to live. And the good news is that just how God’s grace brings us salvation, God’s grace helps us live by grace.
July 6, 2021
When you believe in Jesus you are no longer an object of God’s wrath, but an object of God’s mercy. You will never be separated from life with God. You will enjoy a new way of life with God, and your future will be secure with Christ forever.
January 25, 2021
The Church is the hope of the world. God’s people are the hope of the world. And that makes you the hope of the world. But sometimes we don’t live like we believe this.
October 5, 2020
Many times God puts difficult people in our lives – not to test our patience – but so we can shine the spotlight of God’s grace in their lives. Remember, Jesus says, “You are the light of the world.” And the way you shine your light is by peddling grace to people who need grace! Because that’s what God did for you, when He saved you.
January 22, 2020
Often non-beleivers will treat us poorly to see how we will respond. They will bait us by their poor behavior to us to see if we will sink to their level and retaliate. If we then do retaliate; then they can discredit our faith or affirm their belief that Christianity is false. But if we treat them well and give them respect we show them an alternative way to live – we show them the way of love.
November 6, 2019
This is how much Jesus loves the Church: He adopts us, saves us, creates new life in us, so He can be with us and live among us. We are not just His family, we are His home! Let this truth sink in: The Church was created by Jesus for Jesus. That’s why Jesus loves His Church. That’s why He’s all about us. We are His dwelling place.
September 24, 2019
It was Abraham’s faith that produced his action. The picture is of a partnership: faith works to bring about the action. So faith and action always work together. His willingness to place his son on the altar and carry out the sacrifice flowed out of His faith, and gave evidence that his faith was genuine. Faith always works in concert with action. That’s a faith that works.