Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Faith and Assurance

Where Is God Taking Us?

2 CORINTHIANS 1:8-10 – For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises…

Glorious Bookends

ROMANS 8:1 – There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. ROMANS 8:38-39 – For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God…

It Will Be Enough

JOHN 13:1 – Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. THEME OF THE DAY. IT WILL BE ENOUGH. Life is hard. Life is burdensome. Life is wearisome and life is…

When God Hurts Us

HOSEA 6:1-2 – “Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will raise us up, that we may live before him. THEME OF THE DAY. WHEN GOD HURTS US. Yes,…

The Blessings Of Sons And Daughters

EPHESIANS 1:3-6 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through…

The Stabilizing Force In Our Lives

PSALM 136:1 – Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. THEME OF THE DAY. THE STABLIZING FORCE IN OUR LIVES. Psalm 136 is the most unique Psalm of all. Not because of its length. It is twenty-six verses long and that is not unusual. The author is unknown, and this too, doesn’t distinguish it…