If this is all there is ... then we have no hope. We just die ... and that is it. Finito! But ... if we are in Christ, we have hope for the future. So, why do Christians have hope? Well, the Bible is clear that there is life beyond the grave. In Revelation 21, John...read >>
According to our passage today, there is no neutral ground. In Christ, there are the faithful who play their role in feeding and building up the body of Christ, or the unfaithful who feed on and divide the body of Christ.
But perhaps the most concerning part of...read >>
Ever had one of those days when it seems like everyone was just out to get you?
In our passage last week, the Pharisees sent their disciples-in-disguise to try tripping Jesus up in His Words. In today's section, we pick up the narrative after only a few hours, and,...read >>
Are you going to heaven? That is THE most important question, isn't it?
The crowds that surrounded Jesus were most likely convinced of their eternal destiny in heaven just as most people today are. But were they right? Are we? On what basis?
Jesus continues...read >>
The first word of Jesus' Great Commission is "go". Go where? To all nations, of course. Isn't that what the rest of the passage says: "Go make disciples of all nations..."
When many Christians read those words they tend to think that such a command and commission...read >>
King Jesus spoke more about hell than He did about love, not because He loved hell, but because He loves His Church. Love warns of evil, of that which is harmful & destructive to her in her relationship to Him.
Despite popular opinion, Hell is a very real......read >>
Have you ever said something you instantly regretted? Of course you have. Who hasn't? Have you ever responded by thinking, or maybe even saying out loud, "I can't believe I said that?" Of course you have. Who hasn't?
But, is it really so hard to believe?
We have...read >>
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." -Hebrews 11.1
Do you have faith? Are you sure?
There are certain things that are easy to talk about, things we've seen, enjoyed or experienced. Witnesses are called on in court...read >>
How's your prayer life?
It is so hard to pray when we're confused about the One we're praying to.
If He is God, and in control of all things, then what's the point in praying? Whatever He wants is going to happen anyway, right?
Wrong! ...and right.
Join us today...read >>
Why are you a Christian? For many, the answer stops short of God's glory. One of the greatest things about the Gospel--God's becoming man to save men from & to God--is the forgiveness God graciously grants through Christ's substitutionary atonement on the Cross. He...read >>
Any time we're presented with something "new" there's an opportunity to make some changes. We tend to apply what is deemed valuable, while denying what isn't.
So, are these doctrines that we've been examining in the Scriptures important to you? Have they caused you...read >>
If you're a follower of Jesus Christ, one thing you surely know by now is how gracious His call was & is upon your life. We are saved by God's grace: undeserved favor. Today's passage in Genesis depicts this perfectly.
En route from his death-threatening brother,...read >>
Toward the end of last week, we barely caught a glimpse of God's love for us in Christ, as Christ. How can that be? How will God love us with such an infinite love? The answer is in today's passage. Join us!
The desire of Christ is the nearness of His disciples...read >>