Unfortunately, many people today hold a one-dimensional view of faith, when in Scripture, faith takes on a much fuller, and often deeper and more comprehensive idea. This week we will look at what faith is, where it comes from and how we make it grow.
Jesus was a master at using language. One of His unique expressions was the use of the phrase “the grain of a mustard seed.” This week we will look at this unique expression employed by Jesus, and His intended meaning for us, and the undeniable implications. This Week, “The Mustard Seed and Me!”
Anything that doesn’t offer up resistance will eventually be overwhelmed and overcome! Whether it is an antibiotic putting up resistance to disease, or a house built on pilings to resist the force of a hurricane, resistance is the key to survival. This week we look at the importance of resistance.
When you think about it, the Bible is a book of what if’s! However, the real question is, do we give equal credence to all the what if’s in the Bible, or just those that touch our fancy. This week we will look at the Bible from the sobering perspective of, what if?
One of the biggest killers is heart disease. But there is another deadly disease related to the heart that is worse, and that is, hardhearted disease. It is a condition that for some becomes irreversible and carries an eternally terminal diagnosis. This week we look at hardhearted disease.
Understanding the answer to that age-old question, “why am I here?” is the key to living life with meaning. The difference between living life like one surviving in a jungle, versus, like one on a journey, all comes back to that question, “why am I here?” This week we will look at that question.
Please note a portion of the beginning was not recorded. Passages referenced are Hebrews 3:13 and 2 Corinthians 13:11...Our world is broken, each one in it is broken, and what we all need is encouragement. This week we look at encouragement, the fertilizer of the soul.
When someone who experienced the life Jesus did says they have overcome the world, it is something worth thinking about. This week we look at what, how, and when He said it. We will also look at its implications for you and me!
Jesus said apart from me you can do nothing, In fact, what He actually said was, you can't even approach doing something without Him, and nothing means nothing! Jesus also said it wasn't believing in Him, which held the key, but rather abiding in Him. This week we explore abiding in Jesus.
It is easy to miss the point of the cross. It wasn't so we would believe in Jesus, but rather so we would love Jesus. Christ crucifixion is to move us on a human level, and touch our hearts, not so we would believe with our heads. This week we will look at the cross a bit differently!
The writer of Hebrews told his readers to look to Jesus, the author and finisher of their faith. This week we explore why he told them that and what he wanted them to see as they looked, but more importantly why it is so important for you and I to look to Jesus today.
The words David uttered, Lord create in me a clean heart, were spoken after an unbelievable situation, the act of adultery with Bathsheba, and the murder of her husband Uriah. This week we will explore how a simple innocent shepherd boy could become a monster, guilty of adultery and even worse.
Love finds no definition in the Bible. Rather what we have is a list of things that should and shouldn't be there to describe it. This week we look at a better way to try and understand love, and how we can know when love is, and isn't present. This week we look differently at this thing we call love.
If you ever stop to consider how God sees you, it will be a humbling and sobering experience. As God looks at us He has to deal with the good, the bad, and the ugly. When we consider how evil man is, the thought that God considered us worth fixing is pretty remarkable. Listen as we explore the fau
We are all familiar with the story of Saul on the road to Damascus, but did you ever ask yourself how he got on that road to begin with, and why that was the road Jesus met him on? This week will explore the story of the Damascus Road from another perspective, a perspective from God's providence.
After the Lord gave the go ahead for the exiles to return to Jerusalem, to rebuild the Temple, we are told that it took 46 years to complete. More importantly, we are told that after the work had begun it was put on hold for 15 years! This week we explore why, and the significance of the delay.
If God's goal is to lead us and light our path, why does it all seem so ambiguous? Why do we struggle to know God's will and make the right decisions, at the right time? This week we explore how to know what time is the right time!
Healing is an important aspect of our human experience. In fact, without it, we would all die by succumbing to the simplest of injuries. But man is more than flesh and blood. Today we explore the healing of the soul. How to deal with the healing of our thoughts and emotions.
Cold is something we have all had some experience with. We know it when we see it, and we sure know it when we feel it. Jesus said something about the cold, He said that as time passes more and more people will become spiritually cold. This week we will explore the subject of “growing cold.”
There is a huge difference between a "devotional life" and a Life of Devotion! A life of devotion ministers to Christ, a devotional life ministers to us. This week we look at the importance of knowing and understanding the difference. This Sunday we discuss the hallmarks of a life of devotion.