2018-01-28 – Abraham: Faith in Receiving God’s Promises

Abraham: Faith in Receiving God’s Promises 8 By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. 9 By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as in a foreign country, dwelling in […]

2018-01-21 – The Family God Blesses

The Family God Blesses Psalm 127: 1 Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it; unless the Lord guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. 2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows; for so He […]

2018-01-14 – Better Living Under A Better Covenant II

Better Living Under A Better Covenant II Hebrews 13:4-6 – 4 Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge. 5 Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” […]

2018-01-07 – Better Living Under A Better Covenant

Better Living Under A Better Covenant Hebrews 13:1-3 – Let brotherly love continue. 2 Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. 3 Remember the prisoners as if chained with them—those who are mistreated—since you yourselves are in the body also. The mood of Hebrews changes with the […]

2017-12-31 – The Bible Describes Who God Is

The Bible Describes Who God Is When the apostle Paul came to Mar’s Hill in Athens he said, “as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Therefore, the One whom you worship without knowing, Him I proclaim to you” […]

2017-12-24 – Congregational Autonomy

Congregational Autonomy Each local congregation in the New Testament was autonomous. This term is derived from two Greek words: auto meaning “self” and nomos meaning “law.” Therefore, autonomous means “self-law, self-rule or self-governing. According to Random House Dictionary it means “independence…, the right of self-government…, a self governing community.” Each local congregation is independent and […]

2017-12-17 – 7 Reasons Why You Could NOT Have Done Jesus’ Job

7  Reasons Why You Could NOT  Have Done Jesus’ Job Although there are many men and women who lived lives worthy of emulating, the deeds of some would have been very difficult for us to have accomplished. The faith of Abraham is worthy of our imitating. Yet when you think about God requiring him to […]

2017-12-10 – Let the Revival Begin With Me

Let the Revival Begin With Me God complained to Israel: “I remember the devotion of your youth, how as a bride you loved me…” (Jeremiah 2:2). Like in a marriage over time love begins to fade. Some Christians act like they are in an arranged, loveless marriage to God. Many Christians are like the members […]

2017-12-03 – Expressing Gratitude and Confidence

Expressing Gratitude and Confidence A Christian by the name of Philemon has a slave run away to Rome. Paul was in Rome and converted the slave and sent him back to his Christian master, Philemon with a short letter. In this letter Paul encourages Philemon, his friend and brother in Christ, to receive the slave […]