What are the leading factors that cause spiritual decline and demise in the lives of professing believers? 1. Lack of watchfulness (Rev. 3:2). Carelessness about one’s body is ofttimes fatal to it; and unwatchfulness over the heart breeds spiritual decay. 2. Spiritual sloth (Ecclesiastes 10:18 - Through laziness, the rafters sag;because of idle hands, the … Continue reading Jesus Initiates A Wake Up Call to His Church – Revelation 3:1-6
Let me encourage you to go see the movie "Harriet" that chronicles the life of Harriet Tubman. I was moved by her undaunted courage, her strong faith, and her perseverance through overwhelming circumstances. Her first act as a free woman was profoundly simple. After crossing the Pennsylvania state boundary line in September 1849, she says, … Continue reading The Power of Gospel Freedom
Recently we celebrated Trinity Sunday. The music, prayers, and Scripture readings in this worship service focus explicitly on the beauty, power, and work of the triune God. The amazing work of the Trinity is magnified in your own salvation. The Father purposed your salvation before the worlds were made. The Son secured your salvation by … Continue reading Thankful for the Trinity
This past week while leading a bible study I asked a group of young couples' the question: What particular characteristic of Jesus Christ is most absent from the marriages of your friends? Lots of ideas were suggested. Right out of the gate one person mentioned humility. Pride truly is spiritual cancer that eats up the … Continue reading What particular characteristic of Jesus is most absent from the marriages of your friends?
Click on the link for our personal/family worship guide through Isaiah 30. The Hidden Teacher & The Logic of Grace