Job 38:1 And now, finally, GOD answered Job from the eye of a violent storm Introduction Some of you grew up like I did. When thunderstorms would arise, mamma would call us in the living room, make us sit down, turn out the lights and caution us to be quiet because every time itContinue reading “Three Reasons to Wait on God”
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Is the Church Leading the World to Jesus Christ?
“Dear friends, I’ve dropped everything to write you about this life of salvation that we have in common. I have to write insisting—begging!—that you fight with everything you have in you for this faith entrusted to us as a gift to guard and cherish. What has happened is that some people have infiltrated our ranksContinue reading “Is the Church Leading the World to Jesus Christ?”
The God Manifested in Jesus Cares About You!
On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, 2 and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” 4 “Woman, why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has notContinue reading “The God Manifested in Jesus Cares About You!”
Signs of Pentecost
Scripture References: Exodus 19: 18-20; Acts 2:1-4, 14-36 The sound was deafening. Here I sat at the train tracks, seemingly for 10 minutes because I had heard the unnerving sound of the train blast and the engines roaring. I had stopped at the tracks and the crossing rails were down, but no train. I thought,Continue reading “Signs of Pentecost”
Repentance that Leads to Reconciliation
“What do you think? A man had two sons; he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ He answered, ‘I will not’; but later he changed his mind and went. The father went to the second and said the same; and he answered, ‘I go, sir’; but heContinue reading “Repentance that Leads to Reconciliation”
Forgiveness: Where Do I Draw the Line?
Introduction Forgiveness is the one weapon Satan cannot defeat in the Church. And this week our lectionary text answers the question: “How often should I forgive somebody who offends me?” Or “When is enough enough?” I want to deal with this issue of how often we should forgive those who offend us. I want toContinue reading “Forgiveness: Where Do I Draw the Line?”
The Call of God
You can’t hide behind a title nor be dissauded by a title when you hear God’s call. You must embrace your true calling or die. Such death is a death of the soul. As Paul discovered and lamented, “Woe is me if I preach not the gospel. ” You too will likewise be miserable andContinue reading “The Call of God”
Good News at the Gravesite
10 Then the disciples returned to their homes. 11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look[a] into the tomb; 12 and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. 13Continue reading “Good News at the Gravesite”
Help For Those Who Are Stressed Out
“Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved” (Psalm 62:1) Stress has been linked to strokes, heart failure, and other diseases. Stress can become overwhelming when you make too many life changes simultaneously. OneContinue reading “Help For Those Who Are Stressed Out”
God’s Pathway to Salvation
5 For Moses writes about the righteousness which is of the law, “The man who does those things shall live by them.” 6 But the righteousness of faith speaks in this way, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down from above) 7 or, “‘Who willContinue reading “God’s Pathway to Salvation”