Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ


The Marks of Healthy First Love for Christ

In part three of our series, we begin looking at the Christian response. And the most important and critical need of the hour is for the church of Jesus Christ to be the church of Jesus in the world; His people living out the power and influence of His love – something the church at Ephesus had abandoned – first love. This Lord’s Day we want to identify the qualities in the Christian who is living out first love for the Lord Jesus and people.

When I Am Afraid – Part 6

In our continuing series “When I am Afraid”, we will be looking at a time in a young pastor named Timothy’s life when he was afraid. Yes, even pastors, even the greatest of servants, like all Christians, fight fear of difficulties and tough circumstances. And the Apostle Paul provides Timothy and us, sound Biblical and encouraging ways to overcome fear.

When I Am Afraid – Part 5

After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 And he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them, 3 and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they…

Oxygen For The Soul

ACTS 20:1-2 – After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia. When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece. THEME OF THE DAY. OXYGEN FOR THE SOUL. It is the easiest ministry to do. Every Christian is equipped and commanded to…

Building Our Legacy

ACTS 5:27-29 – And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest questioned them, saying, “We strictly charged you not to teach in this name, yet here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and you intend to bring this man’s blood upon us.” But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather…

Can They Tell?

ACTS 4:13 – Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus. THEME OF THE DAY. CAN THEY TELL? There is another verse in the Bible closely related to today’s scripture. It actually is the result of the impact left in…