Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Jim Sole

When I Am Afraid (Part 9) Lessons Learned at Sea

In our continuing series “When I am Afraid”, we have shifted our focus to what we may learn about ourselves and the Lord in fearful times. We are doing so by observing the disciples at sea. There were multiple times the Lord took them to sea to teach them lessons that would shape and equip them to live courageously for Him in a fearful world. Today, we observe Peter walking on the water and what we may learn of ourselves through his battle between faith and doubt.

When I Am Afraid – Part 6

In our continuing series “When I am Afraid”, we will be looking at a time in a young pastor named Timothy’s life when he was afraid. Yes, even pastors, even the greatest of servants, like all Christians, fight fear of difficulties and tough circumstances. And the Apostle Paul provides Timothy and us, sound Biblical and encouraging ways to overcome fear.

When I Am Afraid – Part 5

After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 And he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them, 3 and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they…

When I Am Afraid – Part 4

This Lord’s Day is Resurrection Sunday – the day our Lord rose from the dead conquering sin and death! And when it comes to overcoming fear, here is the ultimate fear-destroyer – living out our union in the One who rose from the dead. To that end, we hope see how the resurrected Lord on the very day of His resurrection conquered fear in the lives of His very afraid disciples.