2 Corinthians 6:11-18 - God is inviting us into a covenant relationship with himself. We should be willing to give up anything that hinders that relationship. God's desire for a covenant people is present in the Old and New Testaments.
Philippians 4:1-23 - In Philippians 2 Paul is saying that it is time to get our minds in sync with the mind of Jesus. God created us to live in community and to live with other Christians. In chapter 4, Paul says that the church had a problem. Something was amiss between a number of... Read More
Text: John 9: 1-12 - Other references: Matthew 7:25; I Corinthians 6:19; Galatians 6:2; Romans 8:28; II Timothy 1:7; John 16:33; Isaiah 53:5; Romans 8:17 Suffering is something that is all around us, physical suffering, emotional suffering, and suffering that involves both. It a difficult subject. Part of the discussion of suffering is the question... Read More
Galatians 5:16-26 - We see here what can happen when the Holy Spirit is working in cooperation with a converted heart and a renewed mind. We see two masters in this passage, the Spirit and the flesh. We also see that these two masters produce vastly different results in the lives of those who follow... Read More
This morning we are going to talk about heaven. We want to go there, but we also have heaven here with us now. As we get a little older and feel more aches and pains, as people go on before us we often think about heaven and how wonderful going home will be. The world... Read More
What does the New Testament teach about our obligation to the local brotherhood? We are going to look at nine different obligations this morning. They are directed to the body as a whole, not a particular individual. The goal of this message is to remind us of our obligations to each other and to the... Read More
Numbers 13 and 14 - This is the story of Israel in the wilderness. The story of the spying out of the land of Canaan by the 12 spies. It is the negative report of the 10 spies and the good report of the 2 spies. The spies went and they returned after 40 days... Read More