Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Worship

1 Chronicles 16:23-25 Sing to the LORD, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and he is to be held in awe above all gods.

Living in Consciousness of God’s Being

PSALM 139:1-5 – O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem…

Delighting the Heart of God

MATTHEW 8:5-10 – When he had entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him, “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, suffering terribly.” And he said to him, “I will come and heal him.” But the centurion replied, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof, but only say the word, and my servant…

Overcoming Our Hindrance to Worship

PSALM 119:164 – Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous rules.” When we became Christians, a whole lot happened to us. Here are five such happenings. We received forgiveness for our sins, reconciliation with our offended God, adoption into His forever family, a living relationship with the Lord, and the sure hope of heaven when we die. There is…

The Church and What God Expects

1 TIMOTHY3:14–15  – I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.” Imagine if, right now, we were transported back to the book…

The Glories Awaiting Us

REVELATION 22:1-5 – Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of…

Our Greatest Spiritual Foe

PSALM 115:1 – Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!” In the Christian life, we need to be reminded we are called to a daily war against three formidable foes .First, there is Satan. The Apostle Paul tells us of this scheming enemy in the…