Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Old Testament

Yes, God Really Does Delight In Us.

2 SAMUEL 22:17-20 “He sent from on high, he took me; he drew me out of many waters. He rescued me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me. They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my support. He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued…

The Dangers of “What-if?” Living

PROVERBS 22:13 – The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside! I shall be killed in the streets!” Let’s imagine standing beside the individual looking out a picture window at the street and we hear with an animated voice of fear, “There is a lion outside. I shall be killed in the streets.” We might respond with , “Really? Is the circus…

Job: The Main Character – Part 1

This Lord’s Day, we meet the main character in the Old Testament book bearing his name – JOB. Who Job was in his relationships with the world and his God models for us the firm foundation necessary in a life that builds a solid theology of suffering. His character is what enables God’s children to endure, even spiritually prosper, in those difficult seasons of affliction and pain God calls us to.

Be In The Right Place

2 SAMUEL 11:1-5-In the spring when kings march out to war, David sent Joab with his officers and all Israel. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah, but David remained in Jerusalem. One evening David got up from his bed and strolled around on the roof of the palace. From the roof he saw a woman bathing—a very beautiful woman. So David…