May 12, 2013
Mothers, today, let us honor you and what Christ has done for you and through you. Let me share with you how we are praying for you on this Mother’s Day. We ask the Lord today to help you…. At the end of each day thank the Lord for the gifts he has given (including children). […]
May 5, 2013
While life is full of vexations and blessings, we should not waste our life trying to fix things we cannot. Our primary occupation should be enjoying God and what he gives.
April 14, 2013
Jesus didn’t leave his disciples with a question mark, but an exclamation point. The body of Christ, the church, in order to go in power and change the world, must first— Be convinced of his resurrection power. Be commissioned for global witness. Be comforted with and compelled with the Spirit’s presence.
March 17, 2013
Paul was committed to the faith (vv. 1–7), he communicated the power of the Gospel (vv. 8–18), the church was encouraged to continue in the faith (vv. 19–23), and the sending church heard the report (vv. 24–28).
March 3, 2013
In all of life’s confusing and frustrating circumstances, how should we respond? We must trust God for all of our life, enjoying what he gives us (5:18–20) and accepting how he limits us (6:1–12).
March 3, 2013
In all of life’s confusing and frustrating circumstances, how should we respond? We must reverence God in all we do (5:1–7) and honor God with all we have (5:8–17).
January 6, 2013
Why did Peter fail? He did not practice humility (1 Pet 5:6). He did not pray in temptation (vv. 45–46). He did not stay close to Christ (v. 54). Why did Peter ultimately succeed? He was genuinely broken (vv. 61–62). Jesus interceded for him (v. 32). The Holy Spirit came upon him (Acts 2).
November 25, 2012
In this song of Moses, he reminds Israel that God is altogether faithful (vv. 1–14). He calls character witnesses (vv. 1–5), and then witnesses himself to God’s character (vv. 6–14).
September 26, 2012
What should be our first response when we are brought face to face with the needs of the mission field? Jesus said we should pray. We should pray because: The needs are primarily spiritual, not physical. The needs are overwhelming and we need wisdom. The needs are greater than we can meet. The Lord of […]