A Guarantee for the Future

November 8, 2020. “A Guarantee for the Future. 25:1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. 5 As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept. 6 But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is…

Turn the Page

November 1, 2020. “Turn the Page” 22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. (ESV)

Think on These Things

September 27, 2020. “Think on These Things” 8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (ESV)

Surround Sound

September 13, 2020. “Surround Sound” 17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. (ESV)

Where the Journey Begins

September 6, 2020. “Where the Journey Begins” 42:1 As a deer pants for flowing streams,so pants my soul for you, O God. 2 My soul thirsts for God,for the living God.When shall I come and appear before God? 3 My tears have been my foodday and night,while they say to me all the day long,“Where is your God?” 4 These things I remember,as I pour out my soul:how I would go with the throngand lead them in procession to the house of Godwith glad…

Out on a Limb

August 30, 2020 “Out on a Limb” , 3:1 Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2 At the end of three days the officers went through the camp 3 and commanded the people, “As soon as you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God being carried by the Levitical priests, then you…

The Church that Jesus Builds

August 23, 2020. “The Church that Jesus Builds” 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16 Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” 17 And Jesus answered him,…

Faith-On a Higher Level

August 16, 2020. “Faith-On a Higher Level”    22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24 but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them. 25 And in the fourth…

Daniel’s Prayer for a Pandemic

August 9, 2020. Daniel’s Prayer for a Pandemic. 9:1 In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, by descent a Mede, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans— 2 in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, perceived in the books the number of years that, according to the word of the Lord to Jeremiah the prophet, must pass before the end of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years. 3 Then I turned my face to…

God Supplies Our Needs

August 2, 2020. “God Supplies Our Needs”    13 Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick. 15 Now when it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the day is…

Being a Boss to Jesus

July 26, 2020. “Being a Boss to Jesus”    9 Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him. (ESV)