Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Thought of the day—

When the love of Christ controls a believer, his or her life is really under control. It is His love which controls our tongues helping us avoid regret-filled speech in our parenting, marriages, on the job and in our churches. It is His love which controls the use of our time ensuring spiritual things and eternity override the temporal and the world. It is His love which controls our sinful desires and passions enabling us to pursue holiness. It is only Christ’s love that is able to provide true control in a world out of control (2 Corinthians 5:14).


Our Day of Judgment Part 2

Ecclesiastes 12:14 – For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. A. Our Judge and Us Points 1 -3 are in Part 1. Who is our Judge? What qualities are in our Judge? What will be the standards of our judgment? What will be judged? Romans 8:1, John 5:25 – Our works: 1 Cor.…

Our Lord’s Instruction on Prayer Part 8

In this sermon, Pastor Jim moves on to the second of the petitions focused on us, the believer; the petition for the forgiveness of sins. He notes how it is connected to the previous petition through the only use of ‘and’ in the petitions. He then goes on to explore the conditional linkage between our forgiveness and our forgiveness of others, the two primary concepts of our forgiveness, and the attributes of God’s forgiveness that should be present in how we forgive others.


Daily Nugget

Who Is In Control

2 Corinthians 5:14-15 – For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised. THEME OF THE DAY. WHO IS IN CONTROL? There are…

The Christian Life In One Verse

Galatians 2:20 – I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. THEME OF THE DAY. THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IN ONE VERSE. Count how many times…

Three Realities In The Christian Life

John 16:33 – I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” THEME OF THE DAY. THREE REALITIES IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. The title of today’s nugget is rather simplistic. I know there are more than three realities in the Christian life.…

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