There is a God we want, and there is a God who is. They are not the same. The turning point of our lives is when we stop seeking the God we want and start seeking the God who is. ~Patrick Morley God’s Good Plan is: An Adventure. His plan will end in good for… Continue reading There Is A God
Whenever the method of worship becomes more important than the Person of worship, we have already prostituted our worship. There are entire congregations who worship praise and praise worship but who have not yet learned to praise and worship God in Jesus Christ.
Luke 14: 16-24 This great supper was marked by… I. A Great Preparation, v. 16 The Gospel is the “good news” that the Lord has set the table with forgiveness, freedom, fullness, fellowship, and a future. II. A Gracious Invitation, vss. 16 , 21- 23 This is a “whosoever” invitation. III. A Grievous Rejection, vss.… Continue reading The Table Is Set
There are days it is all flesh and faith… Then there are those that HE arrives and makes us look really good. The secret is… Be there both days
Luke 16:19-31 1. Consciousness of a burning hell v. 23 2. Compassion that brings tears v.24a 3. Confession that brings mercy v.24a 4. Quench not the “fire” (fire of the Holy Ghost) v.24a 5. Communication to heaven (prayer) v. 27 6. Consent that… Continue reading Lessons From Hell For The Church
Paul’s epistles refer often to the Christian’s private life in the home. He tells husbands to love their wives and wives to be submissive to their husbands; children to obey their parents and parents to discipline their children; slaves to serve their masters and masters to be fair to their slaves. He tells citizens to… Continue reading Daily Living
Prayer is of transcendent importance. Prayer is the mightiest agent to advance God’s work. Prayer succeeds when all else fails.
Ecclesiastes 9:11 (Solomon writes, ) I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Ecclesiastes… Continue reading There Comes a Time
Rev. 22:17 Intro. These are the closing words of God to man. This is God’s last call in the Scriptures. This invitation is a window into the heart of God and a word of witness, welcome, and warning to man. Please note… I. The Insight Of God’s Invitation. It reveals… A. God’s love for us,… Continue reading God’s Invitation
A truth’s initial commotion is directly proportional to how deeply the lie was believed. It wasn’t the world being round that agitated people, but that the world wasn’t flat. When a well-packed web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving… Continue reading Quoted: Dresden James on Truth