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Qualities of a True Church

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16)  Yesterday, we discussed three qualities that are important to look for in a church home. Today, we will continue that list and discuss…

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God’s Law Is Good

When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying, 2 “I am about to go the way of all the earth. Be strong, and show yourself a man, 3 and keep the charge of the Lord your God, walking in his ways and keeping his statutes, his commandments, his rules, and his testimonies, as it is written in…

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You Are Lost

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. (Romans 1:16) Have you ever been lost? Maybe you were separated from your parents in a large, crowded amusement park. Maybe you were lost in a strange city.Panic starts…

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A Long Look

“So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God.”  (Genesis 45:8a) Joseph’s life was not a straight line. He was blessed by his earthly father with favor, and by his heavenly Father with the ability to interpret dreams. This led to the displeasure of his brothers who probably thought they had been short-changed. They…

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Are You Partnering with God?

For it is God who works in you to will and act in order to fulfill his good purpose. (Philippians 2:13) Have you ever thought about what it would be like to have a partner who loved you unconditionally in all circumstances, even when you mess up?  Someone who knows exactly what your next steps should…

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The Impact of the Holy Spirit

“Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” (John 7:38) The words of this verse came straight from Jesus when He was speaking to a group of people about the impact of the Holy Spirit. He was explaining this fundamental truth: The moment you turn from…

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The Lord Always Encourages Us

Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. (Psalm 119:105) When you need encouragement, where do you go? Who do you listen to? What do you search for? Do you listen to Oprah or Dr. Phil reruns? Do you call your parents or your best friend? Do you go to your Bible study…

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Follow the Instruction Manual

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17) There is something about being a man that makes us want to ignore instruction manuals and instead figure out things on our own. If…

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You Cannot Forgive In Your Own Power

“Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” (Matthew 18:21-22) Yesterday, we talked about forgiving others as Christ forgave us and how difficult this can be…

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Sensing the Holy Spirit Through God’s Word

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be…

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