This past Sunday I preached from Revelation 2:1-7 where our exalted Lord challenges the church at Ephesus for abandoning their first love. The sermon focused on the five things that our heavenly Bridegroom does to woo back his loveless bride - the church. Preaching on this text has led to some serious soul searching for … Continue reading The Danger of Losing Your First Love
Praying for Our Church Family from Acts 19
Vespers Guide for Acts 19 (Click here for PDF) - When the Word of the Lord Prevails During our Vesper service, we sing a hymn together, pray a Psalm, read a chapter of the book of Acts, share a devotional on the chapter, pray kingdom prayers using the chapter from Acts as our basis, and … Continue reading Praying for Our Church Family from Acts 19
When You Doubt the Father’s Love
Recently, I stood at the foot of the grave of the Apostle John and thought about these wonderful truths that he wrote about the love of God. "How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!" (1 John 3:1) … Continue reading When You Doubt the Father’s Love
What arrests the movement of the gospel in our midst?
The Church at Ephesus - Losing Your First Love (Revelation 2:1-7) Not prioritizing a loving relationship with Jesus Christ arrests the movement of the gospel and leads a church to become a monument. This church ended up losing her first love for Christ. What is the Lord asking you tod do to prioritize your relationship … Continue reading What arrests the movement of the gospel in our midst?