We not only need a Lord who will humble and correct us, we have that one Lord whose steadfast love helps us. An informal reflection on Psalm 107 and Matthew 16. Hear the full audio of A Matins Meditation for October 23 Readings for today include: Psalm 107:10-16 Deuteronomy 24:10-25:10 Matthew 16:13-28 (You can get … Continue reading A Matins Meditation for October 23
Many are skeptical about the value of Bible Study in our time. Today we hear Jesus asking "What is written...How do you read it?" The Bible is the Word of God, the revelation of His identity, nature and will. With surprise, we hear Jesus approve this man's correct take on the Torah! But soon the … Continue reading How Do You Read It?
How one prays reveals one's views and expectations of God. For some, their personal view matches up well with what God actually makes known about Himself. But what happens when one's personal opinions are not in keeping with the reality of Who God truly is and the Lord's own way of dealing with us? In … Continue reading Bible Study Audio from 09.01.2019
"Am I running, or have I been running in vain?" Paul wonders? The Jerusalem apostles ask, "Is the Gospel as Paul preaches it the same that we ourselves believe, teach and proclaim?" Patiently, they hear one another out. Plainly, they confess and compare their teachings and practice. Differences are addressed and reconciled. Thus the grace … Continue reading Called to Demonstrable Grace in Fellowship
In grappling with this lengthy passage in 2 Corinthians 11:19-12:9, we strive to keep the main things the main thing... Hear the full audio of Bible Study from February 24. INTRODUCTION: "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness." (2 Corinthians 12:9) Here is the brilliant lightning bolt striking … Continue reading Bible Study Notes and Audio from 02.24.2019
False humility hides both strength and weaknesses. Christian humility gives them voice--and receives from the Lord grace sufficient to endure weaknesses. His power is made perfect in your weakness. Hear the full audio of "Sufficient Grace, Bittersweet the Sound" A sermon on 2 Corinthians 11:19-12:9 / Sexagesima / 24 February 2019 Thanks for reading! Share … Continue reading Sufficient Grace, Bittersweet the Sound
Loud crowds stand, arms waving high, swaying in concert as one to the music...the apostles' often describe a very different posture within and outwardly, when it comes to the worship of Christ, the Lord. Hear the full audio of "They Fell Down and Worshiped Him" A sermon on Matthew 2:1-12 / The Epiphany of Our … Continue reading They Fell Down and Worshiped Him
Something missing this Christmas? A repost from Advent 2015 Hear the full audio of "What is Lacking in Your Faith?" A sermon on 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 First Sunday in Advent (reposted from 2015) 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 (ESV) 9 For what thanksgiving can we return to God for you, for all the joy that we feel for … Continue reading What is Lacking in Your Faith?