Why Read the Book of Revelation?

William Wordsworth, in the early 1800s, grasped well the significance of the whole book of Revelation. To a man who suffered bouts of loneliness and heartache due to the death of both of his parents by the time he was 13 years old and his separation from his brothers and sisters, this book was “a … Continue reading Why Read the Book of Revelation?

The Value of Hearing God’s Word Preached

In our increasing visual culture, some are calling for the church to minimize the role of preaching and the spoken Word. Amid debates like this, we anchor our hearts and ministries to simple passages like 1 Corinthians 1:21 that speak of the power of preaching God's Word.The Apostle Paul writes: "it pleased God through the … Continue reading The Value of Hearing God’s Word Preached

When God Pursues the Frustrated – A Sermon from Luke 5:1-11

Listen to a MP3 of this sermon According to Luke 5:1-11, when God pursues the frustrated, four things occur… Intro: Have you ever been hopelessly unproductive and unsuccessful at something? How frustrated did you get when all of your resources failed? US: Some of you have gotten extremely frustrated playing the dating game or maybe … Continue reading When God Pursues the Frustrated – A Sermon from Luke 5:1-11