Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Prayer

If you are too busy to pray then you are too busy. – W.E. Sangster

In this section you will find articles and resources that will help you develop a full and God centered prayer life.

We take seriously the Lord’s command that His Church be a house of prayer. Several prayer meetings are held each week, including men’s, women’s and mixed groups. On the right is a list of upcoming prayer meetings. They are open to all and we hope to see you at one or more this week!

The Highest Form of Motivation

EPHESIANS 1:4c-5 – In love He predestined us for adoption through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will.”   THEME OF THE DAY: THE HIGHEST FORM OF MOTIVATION. When the alarm sounds in the morning or our own built-in clock awakens us to the dawning of a new day, what motivates us to get up and going?  What prevents shutting…

Spiritual Exercise

HEBREWS 5:14 – But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.”   THEME OF THE DAY: SPIRITUAL EXERCISE. We hear a lot about its value and necessity, but knowing of its value and necessity does not make it a regular activity in our lives. Knowing about…

The Dangers in the Sin of Procrastination

PROVERBS 6:9-11 – How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?  A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.”   THEME OF THE DAY. THE DANGERS IN THE SIN OF PROCRASTINATION.  Today’s scripture is…

Remember Who is Praying

  LUKE 22:32a – “But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail.”   THEME OF THE DAY: REMEMBER WHO IS PRAYING.  It was mid-afternoon, but the thick clouds betrayed the clock.  Surely evening had arrived.  It looked like rain.  It smelled like rain.  It felt like rain.  I had no doubt the heavens were about to open.  I…

What Is Really Behind Our Trials, Temptations, and Tests?

EXODUS 20:20 – Moses said to the people, “Do not fear, for God has come to test you, that the fear of Him may be before you, that you may not sin.”     THEME OF THE DAY. WHAT IS REALLY BEHIND OUR TRIALS, TEMPTATIONS, AND TESTS?  An untested faith is a false faith. An untried faith is an unreliable faith and a…

Strangers, Pilgrims, Exiles Far From Home

HEBREWS 11:13-16 – These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers, pilgrims, and exiles on the earth. 14 For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland. 15 If they had been thinking of that land from which…