Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Old Testament

Life’s Greatest Pleasure

Psalm 40:8 – I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart. THEME OF THE DAY: LIFE’S GREATEST PLEASURE. How would we answer today’s nugget theme? We may list many noble things, but the question isn’t about many things, a few things, or a couple of things. The question is about one thing. So, think long…

Don’t Delay In Returning

Isaiah 55:6-9 – “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your…

Leaving a Christ Exalting Legacy Part 4

Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 – A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the end of all mankind, and the living will lay it to heart. Sorrow is better than laughter, for by…

How To Ensure Our Worship Is Acceptable

Psalm 119:7 – I will praise You with an upright heart when I learn Your righteous rules. THEME OF THE DAY: HOW TO ENSURE OUR WORSHIP IS ACCEPTABLE Drop the word “worship” in a conversation among Christians. The dialogue will get lively quickly, even emotionally charged. We will hear words like, “Worship must be culturally relevant to reach today’s audience.” Be careful…