In preparation for today's baptismal service, we turn to the narrative of the Ethiopian eunuch and his meeting with Philip, a faithful follower & proclaimer of Christ. Together they studied the Words of the Prophet Isaiah, written over 700 years before Jesus birth....read >>
Are you at peace with God? Should you be? Maybe: if your life is filled with Holy Spiri-enabled repentance, power and joy. But maybe not?
Could it be that, in the name of spiritual notches on our belts, evangelicalism has so watered down "the gospel" that it has...read >>
If you were asked, "What's the purpose of God's grace?" what would your answer be? Do you know why God looks upon the Church with His undeserved favor? The answer from today's text might surprise you.read >>
There are many things in the Christian life that cannot be explained, experienced, understood or lived until a person is one.
This week we'll take another look at Jesus' fourth Beatitude from Matthew's account of the Gospel. It may sound completely contradictory,...read >>
What makes the Gospel glorious? God does. Not just who He is, but how He has manifested "who He is" among us: the death, burial & resurrection of His Son for our sin. All praise & glory is due Him!
So then, what's the connection between His manifestation of Love...read >>
We left a lot unanswered last week. So this week we're gonna take another peek into the first 8 verses of chapter 35 again, as well as the next 7.
Our goal is to keep it simple this week: three smaller sections of Scripture with one main point made for each. Can...read >>
The Holy Spirit. Perhaps one of the most divisive doctrines in the Church. Ironically, however, He was given by God to unite the Church in the Spirit and Truth of Christ.
Is the Holy Spirit the cause of people flopping in the pews, barking like dogs? Or perhaps He...read >>
...that you may also believe. That is why John's Gospel and history itself was written: That you may know life abundantly in the Rock of Jesus Christ, from whose side flowed streams of blood and living water.read >>
How does Jesus reveal and continue to reveal the Father?
How does Jesus fix and increase the happiness in holiness of those who He reveals the Father to?
Join us as we discover in John's Gospel the drenching, saturation of God's love between the Father and the...read >>
Jesus promises the Helper who provides the power to proclaim and the conviction to condemn or to call out.read >>
Would you rather someone care for you because they were required to, or out of their own genuine desire?
What about Jesus? How does He love you? Does it matter? ...just as long as He loves you, right? Of course it matters!
Join us today in John 10.17-18 and find...read >>
Pastor John Hierholzer of partnering church, Hill Country Evangelical Free Church, provides the Scriptural foundation for the next 6 weeks of Restore ministry.
Drawing from both old and new testament passages, Pastor John paints a picture of our Sovereign God's...read >>
This week, the great teacher of Israel becomes the student of the Greatest Teacher ever.
What would you ask Him? What does Nic ask Him? Truth be told, not a thing, but Jesus, who knows all men and what is inside of them (2.23-25), and so is able to perform the...read >>
How does the baptism of John compare and contrast to the baptism of Jesus?
Why does John emphasize the baptism of the Holy Spirit?
Have you been baptized by Holy Spirit?
What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit?
If you wanted to be baptized in the Holy Spirit,...read >>