Ephesians 1 We need to remind ourselves of the message of the Gospel because it stirs our heart affections to serve Jesus with all of our heart, soul, strength, and might. When we do, we stand in awe of who He is and what He has done. No longer do the cares of this world… Continue reading
Acts, 19:21-41 We need to trust God with all of our circumstances. But this is often easier said than done, especially when things don’t turn out as we think they ought. Trusting God during dire situations is difficult. God doesn’t give us what we want when we want it. He doesn’t do things our way.… Continue reading
PSALM 121 Where Does Your Help Come From? The fifteen psalms ranging from Psalm 120-134 are often referred to as the Psalms of Ascent. Many scholars believe that these psalms would be sung by the pilgrims as they journeyed on the mountains to Jerusalem three times a year to celebrate the three major festivals: Passover,… Continue reading
I know a lot of us are feeling isolated, running on empty as we wait for COVID-19 to end. We feel weak, not strong, wondering when this craziness will end. Tempers flare. Kids meltdown. And we feel like we can’t make it another day. As I’ve been praying for you, the word STRONG keeps coming… Continue reading
God calls the messy, broken, wayward, sinful Corinthians “holy.” He didn’t look at their past, but rather saw their potential. He always has a greater perspective than we can ever imagine!
We struggle to wrap our arms around the tragedies of this world and suffering. It is a paradox that we live in. How can a loving God allow such deep pain and sorrow? If God cares, why does He seem despondent? Examples of Pain and Suffering Pain. Suffering. Injustice. Sickness. War. Death. But one must… Continue reading