God does not command us to wander away from these means of grace. God never tells you to get lost, nor to let them be lost in your life. Rather, God shows you where He shall always be present and found working for you, here, in Christ Jesus. Hear the full audio of "Christ is … Continue reading Christ is The Way of Escape
You might certainly feel lost. Such a feeling alone doesn’t define your true situation. God is faithful. He’s already provided Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life ahead for you. Epistle for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity 1 Corinthians 10:6-13 (ESV) 6 Now these things took place as examples for us, that we might … Continue reading Losing Your Bearings?
Walls don't only hold back our many fierce enemies, protecting those within from external threats. Walls break and block out howling winds of life's many storms. For that heavenly Jerusalem, God builds up walls for the shelter and support of all who enter under the scarlet banners of repentance and forgiveness of sins. God is … Continue reading Psalm 51: Do Good for Us and Build Up The Walls!
"In this way--in this way--we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus." That way is not ours to choose and define. This way is commended to us, by the Word of His grace. Hear the full audio of "We Must Help The Weak" A sermon on Acts 20:27-38 (ESV) Eighth … Continue reading We Must Help The Weak
Jeremiah 23:16-29 (ESV) 16 Thus says the Lord of hosts: “Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you, filling you with vain hopes. They speak visions of their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. 17 They say continually to those who despise the word of the Lord, ‘It shall … Continue reading Readings for the Eighth Sunday after Trinity
From the Second Reading for this coming Eighth Sunday after Trinity, Acts 20:27-38. Bible Study outline and highlights for this week are below... A Bible Study Discussion Guide on Acts 20:27-38 Part One: The Circumstance: post Ephesus Riot/Gathering of Pastors 20:27 for I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God. Two … Continue reading To Care for The Church of God / Acts 20:27-38
Communion is no decorative bread left behind on the table for show, but Living Bread from Heaven given to put all the good on the go in love of the household of God... I don't remember why I paused in Philemon. Between the post surgical pain and pain meds, who knows? But this much I … Continue reading Give Thanks, Take and Eat All The Good
Racing the clock or running out of time? Here God makes and gives His plenty for you! Hear the full audio of "Keeping It Holy For You" A sermon on Exodus 20:1-17 8 July 2018 / Sixth Sunday after Trinity Exodus 20:1-17 (ESV) And God spoke all these words, saying, 2 “I am the Lord your … Continue reading Keeping It Holy For You
"...it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save those who believe." Hear the full audio of "Trusting the Foolish Word of the Cross" A sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 (ESV) 1 July 2018 / Fifth Sunday after Trinity 1 Kings 19:11-21 (ESV) And he said, “Go out and stand on the … Continue reading Trusting The Foolish Word of The Cross