Creation: The story of creation is an astounding demonstration of the power of God. It does matter what we believe about origins. If we doubt the account of creation in Scripture we cast a shadow of doubt on the rest. Colossians 1:16 - God demonstrates His power by interrupting the natural order. Care for His... Read More
Matthew 22:35-40 - Jesus was focusing on relationships here. He is saying that there are two types of relationships that are vitally important. Our relationship with God and our relationship with other people. What are relationships? - Two beings interacting. Contact. Communication. There are many levels of relationships as well. Any person that we have... Read More
What “Mountains” do we face? God offers His wisdom and power through prayer. He will only give us good things, and will change us as take our needs to Him. Is it possible that we have not, because we ask not? We can be confident in the working of God. Text: Mark 11:12 - 14,... Read More
Jeremiah 17:7-10 - The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked. Who can know it? The human heart is in a desperate and helpless condition. This heart hides from itself. It’s owner sometimes doesn’t even know his own heart, and can believe that he is doing better than he really is. The Lord... Read More
Paul writes to Timothy and says, that he serves God with a “pure conscience.” Paul probably wasn’t perfect all the time, but he knew how he needed to live and he lived that way. Three basic verb tenses. Past. Present. Future. There are more, but we’ll keep it fairly simple here. Past tense: Jack jumped... Read More
1 John 5:1-21 - There are a few questions in this passage that we will try to wrestle with a little this morning. What are the water and the blood? How do they testify? Why are verses 7 and 8 so different in different versions? What is a sin that leads to death? Is the... Read More
1 John 5 God’s commandments are not burdensome. Christians are over-comers. Our source of victory is our faith.