When I was in college, my roommate had the following quote posted on his door. It has stuck with me ever since. Even though Martin Luther said it with regard to pastors, I think it provides encouragement to all believers as we approach God’s Word. [Read more…]
“And he said to them, ‘This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many’” (Mark 14:24). [Read more…]
“21For the Son of Man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been better for that man if he had not been born” (Mark 14:21).
The last week in the life of Jesus was the most significant week in human history. In less than a month we will celebrate the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. Between now and then I want to share some short meditations that invite us to reflect and be freshly affected by the last week of Jesus’ life. He accomplished perfect redemption! [Read more…]
“I rejoice at your word like one who finds great spoil” (Psalm 119:162). Imagine how you would respond if you suddenly found yourself in possession of an antique worth millions. To say that you would probably rejoice would be an understatement. [Read more…]
On Sunday we heard a message preached on the parable of the rich fool from Luke 12:13-21. I continue to hear Jesus’ words, “Take care,” ringing in my head. If care is needed for a man desiring more who lived in Palestine, how much more do we need to take care in 21st century America? [Read more…]
“So the word of the Lord continued to increase and prevail mightily.” (Acts 19:20). There are many occasions in the Book of Acts where the church seems in danger of being undone. There are many occasions where the word of God seems to have finally met its match. In the face of all these we are reminded again and again that God’s word was increasing and prevailing mightily. [Read more…]
This past weekend many of our men traveled to Alabama for a Regional Men’s Retreat. It was a powerful and impacting time with the Lord and with other men in Sovereign Grace seeking to know nothing else other than Jesus Christ and him crucified. If you were able to attend, you know what messages you want to listen to again. If you were unable to attend, I would encourage you to listen to the messages. [Read more…]
I took time at the end of my message on Sunday to share about our Mission Fund for 2017 and the exciting prospect of us hosting a church planting intern for the latter half of the year. Check out the video update from the three guys preparing to plant a church in Jamaica and please pray about what the Lord would have you give on January 22nd when we receive an offering and pledges for our Mission Fund.
Happy New Year! This year gives us another year of knowing, walking with, and proclaiming the greatness of our God and Savior. Deuteronomy 7:9 states, “Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations.” [Read more…]