When it comes to shouldering the workload as a Christian, there are two types of burdens to bear: yours and mine. How do we tell the difference? Let’s see what the Bible has to say about this in our study this week from Galatians 6:1-5. Join us at 9 am or 11 am or online.
God’s plan all along is for us to be adopted into His family as His sons and daughters, not to be held prisoner to trying to keep a bunch of laws. There is such freedom when faith takes hold! Let’s study this further and really get a hold on this great premise in our services … [Read more…]
I realize that Valentine’s Day is not Biblical feast, but since our world recognizes it — and spends an awful lot of money on this day — I think it is a good thing to reflect on the never-ending love of God. Who or what could possibly top a love that pursues us and overtakes … [Read more…]
When it comes to salvation and our standing with God we can reduce things down to the lowest common denominator: the cross of Christ. The apostle Paul had a case with those who were teaching that it was cross + works = salvation. What did Jesus actually accomplish by His death on the cross of … [Read more…]
Receiving correction in your Christian faith is a lot like taking Buckley’s Cough Syrup for a bad cold: “It tastes awful, and it works!” The apostle Paul had to administer some of this nasty elixir to a fellow apostle but it brought a fruitful result. Let’s find out more this week at our 9 am … [Read more…]
The apostle Paul wanted to make sure that his calling was sure and so he went to Jerusalem to consult the leaders of the Church and obtain their approval. Why was this necessary? Let’s dig deeper into the text and see what we can find. Join us this Sunday at either the 9 am or … [Read more…]
When it comes to understanding the Bible, people sometimes think you need a degree from seminary or Bible college to know what’s what. However, God has a better way that levels the playing field: He wants to get His message to you through a “revelation.” In other words, if we are faithful to read and … [Read more…]
The apostle Paul had some stiff competition from well-meaning religious groups when he ministered to the churches of his third missionary journey. The gospel is simple and straightforward but some would like to add their own observances to complicate what the Lord meant to be simple. Cults are famous for this and we must be … [Read more…]
Of all the things God likes is there one thing that is at the top of His list? Let’s search that out this week in our last online service of 2021. Those coming to either the 9 am or 11 am services in house will hear a great message from Robin Steven.
The angel told both Joseph and Mary, in separate visitations, that their child was to be called Jesus, because He would save His people from their sins. This is what Christmas is all about. Our world has added so much stuff and fluff to this special time but the fact remains: Christmas is about CHRIST! … [Read more…]