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

Deliverer from Death

Read Psalm 86. Today, we are going to look at how God delivers us from death. In Psalm 86:13, we read: “You love me so much and You placed Your greatness upon me. You rescued me from the deepest place of darkness, and You have delivered me from a certain death” (TPT).  The Bible speaks … Continue reading Deliverer from Death

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

Forever in Your Sanctuary

Forever is a very long time. The Psalmist writes in Psalm 61 about a request: “Let me live forever in Your sanctuary.” This is not a simple request. This request is for a sinful man to spend forever with God, Holy God, in His presence. Despite it not being a simple request, it is a … Continue reading Forever in Your Sanctuary