Skeptics reject Christianity because they do not like what it teaches about hell. But Jesus certainly believed in the reality of hell, and warned us about it. More important, he endured hell for us so that we might escape punishment and be saved.
Guilt can rule your life. Psychology tells you “forgive yourself,” but there is something much more powerful than self forgiveness. It occurs when we contemplate the complete depth of God’s forgiveness.
The gospel has the power to change lives.
Today, we will focus on forgiveness by studying the story of Simon the Pharisee and the sinful woman. Luke 7:36-50.
In a time of great fear, Isaiah prophesied, “Your God will come!” These prophetic words offer hope for our lives today.
Christ defined discipleship very clearly. This sermon examines his definition.
Jesus gave us many commands, which point us to a relationship with the Father. The first commands instruct us to How to Come to God.
Jesus’ Disciples are true believers. Jesus commands us to follow him and learn from him. When we do, our lives will be noticeably different.
The Wise Men came from afar to seek Jesus. Are you seeking him today?
Joe was alone in the Pacific ocean, ten miles from shore, without a life jacket, and worst of all, no one knew that he was overboard.
God is infinitely holy and above us in every way, so how is it that God calls Abraham his friend?
Simeon spent his life looking for the Messiah. He teaches us that those who seek the Lord will find him.
It is the shortest of the Songs of Christmas which we are studying, but it is the most familiar, and the most profound! In this song, the gospel is announced to the entire world, reminding us that we don’t have to fear, because God has come to us.
Our passage in Luke 1:68-79 presents Zechariah’s praise at the birth of his son, the baby that would grow up to be John the Baptist. His praise represents the hope of all Israel, that the Messiah had finally come, that GOD HAS VISITED HIS PEOPLE. His praise reaches through the centuries to remind us that God has provided an answer to the sorrows and evil that is in this world today.
John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
Out of the Ark and Into a Brand New World Genesis 8:15-9:3 Illustrations explain complex things in simple ways. Like putting together a bicycle or piece of unassembled furniture. Or setting up a computer or electronics. If you want to learn how to tie a knot, or learn a new crochet stitch, the best way […]
Disaster movies ominously predict the end of the world. Whether it be asteroids or aliens, nuclear war or epidemic, our poor old planet is constantly being wiped out by some larger than life disaster. These movies sell because we seem to thrive on FEAR. One of the biggest disaster movies was the recent movie “2012.” […]