When we are having communion we are remembering the Lamb of God, His blood applied to our lives. No one enjoys death, not even Jesus. Jesus wrestled with His flesh and won. “Not my will, but Thine be done.” Jesus, walking by the Spirit, showed us how to live. He showed us how to die.... Read More
We often look at life and wonder how we’re doing. How are your dreams? Are they on track? If your childhood dreams haven’t worked out, let's take a look and see if we can reevaluate some of these things. Many times the things that we think will bring happiness, money, homes, wives, husbands, etc. indeed... Read More
Distractions are everywhere. Have you ever started on something, got half way and then got hung up on some details? The enemy is constantly looking for ways to defeat the work that God is doing in the local church. We must not miss what Christ has for the church because the church itself is in... Read More
It starts in Genesis. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth... God saw it all, and it was good! After Adam and Eve sinned, entropy began. Everything that has order, moves towards chaos. The only way to maintain that order is through an intelligent outside force. Just as a worn-out and wrecked... Read More
This morning we are going to look at John 15:9-17 - What a packed portion of scripture. Looking at God's love is such a vast and unsearchable depth.
When the world is going crazy we need to be doing what we should have been doing all along, going, and looking to Christ. John 15:1-27 - The word of God is all about Jesus. Genesis through Malachi has the theme "He is coming." The Gospels theme then is "He is here" and the rest... Read More
Texts used - Luke 14:25-33, Psalm 34:8, Luke 9:23-26, John 15:14, John 16:7, I Peter 4:17, Matthew 7:21-23 Jesus put the cost of discipleship front and center. He did not hide the cost of following Him. He was not very "seeker-sensitive"! Seeing Jesus' bluntness-- why did the crowds stumble over themselves to find Him? He... Read More