The Merit of Observing

Many of us learn from our parents, our teachers, and society in general that if you do good things, you earn good things. This is somewhat true. I know that I have earned good grades for doing homework. I know I have a decent driving record for following the rules. I have had many opportunities … Continue reading The Merit of Observing

Growing Mercy

The Psalmist declares that God’s unfailing, faithful love will last forever. The Passion Translation says it this way: “Here’s my chorus: “Your mercy grows through the ages. Your faithfulness is firm, rising up to the skies” (Psalm 89:2). The word here translates as “checed” which means goodness or merciful kindness. The Psalmist says that this … Continue reading Growing Mercy

Encourage Daily

It does not cost anything to share an encouraging word with someone. The Bible often speaks of the importance of encouragement. Think about a time when someone shared with you a word of encouragement. It may have been the spark that you needed to help you to press forward. You may have been feeling down, … Continue reading Encourage Daily

From the Assembly to Facedown

Everyone continues to say 2020 is unprecedented in so many ways, and yet if we look through history, we find that there is nothing new— the same struggles we face today are the same struggles that were faced years, decades, generations before. If you know history, you are able to see the similarities. As well, … Continue reading From the Assembly to Facedown

Presence of God Outline

Presence of God – 4/23/2017 God always desired to dwell with us If God is just visiting in your life, things will return back to normal when glory leaves. [Psalm 27:4] - The one thingI ask of the LORD--the thing I seek most--is to live in the house of the LORD all the days of … Continue reading Presence of God Outline

Not Ashamed Outline

9-17-17 Not Ashamed The Gospel - Romans Road to Salvation Because of our sin we are separated from God (Romans 3:23) The penalty for our sin is death (Romans 6:23) Jesus paid the penalty for our sin (Romans 5:8) If we repent of our sins & confess Jesus as LORD we will be saved (Romans … Continue reading Not Ashamed Outline