I was on Facebook yesterday when I saw a meme which said: “We will never change the world by just going to church. We will only change the world by being the church.” In my response to the meme I agreed, but then I said, “A lot of folks have different ideas about what it … Continue reading What’s it Mean to Be the Church?
1 John 1:1-4 ESV “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the … Continue reading If We Walk in The Light
2 Thess. 1:3-5 NASB “We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater; therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and … Continue reading Persevering in Faith
What is “the church”? The church is an assembly of people across the globe who have trusted in Jesus Christ, God the Son, to be Lord (owner-master) and Savior of their lives. They have died with Christ to sin, and they have been resurrected with Christ to newness of life in him, created to be … Continue reading The Church in Action
An Original Work / November 10, 2019 Do you not know? Have you not heard? Our God is faithful To His every word! He completes you, Fulfills your needs, When you trust in Him – On His Word do feed. Believe He cares. Do not despair! Those who trust in Him Are under His care. … Continue reading Do You Not Know?
Psalm 25:4-7 ESV Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Do not remember the sins of my … Continue reading Show Me Your Ways
2 Corinthians 5:16-17 ESV From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. A Spiritual … Continue reading Harmony and Friendship
1 John 1:1-4 ESV That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the … Continue reading The Heart of the Matter
John 6:35 ESV Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” Jesus, God the Son, the second person of our triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – is the one speaking here. He is our sustenance … Continue reading Feast on Him
Psalm 100:1-2 NIV Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. This is a call to the whole earth to worship God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. But, by worship is not meant ritual or tradition or religious rites. Worship is not … Continue reading God is Good!