No matter how common divorce may become, the fact remains: it hurts... a lot. When two people enter a marriage, promising & trusting themselves to one another until death do they part, only then to suffer the heartache of unfaithfulness, it's absolutely...read >>
This sermon asks the question, Why is the ark of God's covenant in heaven portrayed as it is in Revelation 11.19
We will survey Old Testament passages touching on the creation of the ark of His covenant: Manna, Aaron's staff, the grumbling & rebellious chosen...read >>
Why does anything exist? Chances are, most of you know the reason. Don't discount that knowledge, my friend. Knowing all exists for the glory of God provides a view of the world that answers so many questions. Perhaps as you survey the canvas of human sin, the...read >>
Ever felt like you've wrestled with God? Did you end up a victor? If you're a child of the Most High, trusting in God's redeeming grace... how could you lose?
Join us today for a real look at a real life wrestling between God and His chosen-cheat-turned-patriarch...read >>
For 24+ chapters now, we have seen God do things in most unexpected ways. In today's passage, that comes to such a head that we've got to take some time to ensure we see what God has been pointing out in His Word.
Two sons from an empty womb are called and created...read >>
Are you married? Why?
Ironically, it isn't a question we think to much about before or after our marriages. "I mean, isn't the answer obvious?"
In today's passage we can see God's divine perspective on marriage: why He instituted it, what its main function is. It...read >>
There's so much more to the genealogy of Genesis 10 than simply a list of names.
Abba informs & assures His children of His presence & power working through all things... even dissenting neighbors & nations. They would be reminded that, despite the tension, these...read >>
When stuck in the mud with a bleak prognosis, O how tempting it is to say "Why me?" and compare ours to "greener grass".
Peter was tempted too, but his Good Shepherd wouldn't have it. Peter needed to learn to trust the Lord.
Jesus had a different plan for Peter...read >>
How now shall we live? What does any of this matter? What difference does the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ make on our manhood, womanhood, childhood, sainthood, fellowship? Let's SEE today in John's Gospel today.
Having revealed the Father to His...read >>
The Son represents the Father, who sent the Son to represent us, who are given to the Son by the Father, to receive the eternal life of the Son.read >>
Jesus has gone before us, showing us how to live as a child of His kingdom. Then, last week, we saw in verses 11-17 that He calls and indwells us to continue His work He began. And now, this week, He gives us just the boost of sovereign care and courage we need to...read >>
What are your plans for Children's Ministry?
What is a family devotional, and how do I have one?
What is Sustain? How do I read the Bible? I believe in Jesus, but I don't go to church. Why would I?
What's a "small group"? How is that different from Restore? Why...read >>
The hour has come? What does that mean?
Not just any hour, but the hour for Him to be glorified! But isn't this a strange way to glorify the Son?
Riding in on a donkey, squashing Jewish hopes of their kind of Messiah, being rejected by His own people... even to...read >>
A bit of a transition passage in store today. We start in Bethany, move to Ephraim, and back to Bethany... just when the fire is hottest and Jesus is in the middle of it!
At first glance, it look as though King Jesus may be on the run from fear of losing His life....read >>
This is the second of two sermons based on John's account of the feeding of five thousand.
If a candidate were to offer a healing health care option like Jesus, or freely fed thousands as He did on more than one account, it's a pretty safe bet that they'd get...read >>