“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
John 21–Have we allowed the busyness of our lives to distract us from what God has called us to do? Perhaps He is seeking to gain our undivided attention today.
1 Corinthians 3:5-15–The ongoing work of the local church is important to God. As individual believers in the body of Christ it is important that we do not neglect our calling. It also matters where we serve, why we serve, and how we serve.
1 Samuel 14:6-7 and others — Our culture tells us “bigger is better” but the Bible tells us that numbers are irrelevant; what matters is God’s power and glory. [Download the weekly Devotional Guides]
The Book of Job–Pastor Wick discusses five biblical reasons for undeserved suffering. [Devotional guide available]
2 Corinthians 5:14-21– The concept of “substitution” underlies four biblical words that describe how God saves us sinners: Propitiation; Redemption/Ransom; Justification; Reconciliation. [Weekly devotional guide provided.]
Deuteronomy 8:1-6–God’s desire is to bring His people into spiritual maturity. This will be displayed in three ways: 1) Greater submission to His Word; 2) Deeper humility; 3) Stronger faith.
Philippians 4:8-9– Jesus said we will be held accountable for every idle word we speak; at the same time, Scripture encourages us to “open up” to one another. The guard that we are to place on our speech is found in the thoughts that we think. [Download weekly devotional guide]
Matthew 18:15-18– Jesus has provided us with a clear procedure for dealing with offenses within the church. His goal for those who have stumbled into sin is that they be restored in a spirit of gentleness . What He has done for us – forgiven us and restored us – we are to do for…
James 3:1-12– Part 2 of “Keeping the Peace” series. There is a pandemic affecting the church – besides Covid19. It is the pandemic of giving evil reports – and it has affected the church since the New Testament era, because of failure to control the tongue. Join us in worship with this song: Rising of…
Keeping the Peace Series Part 1 of 4–Matthew 5:23-24– Keeping a clear conscience is necessary to maintaining our faith. A bad conscience means I have committed some wrong that I have not attempted to make right. This sermon examines the biblical instruction on how to be reconciled with others. [Download the Devotional Guide]