“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Corinthians 5:7–God has called us to fight the good fight. He has given us everything we need to win the battle–the armor and the weapons. How do we access this important equipment? John Jones tells us that is done by faith.
Matthew 14:22-33–This familiar passage has much to say to us about what our response should be to the storms of life. “Don’t be afraid.” Listen to His voice. He is the Son of God.
Matthew 13:24-58–Jesus tells more stories (parables) about the “now and not yet” Kingdom of Heaven. We can learn much from the parables about weeds, mustard seeds, pearls, and hidden treasures. [Note: technical difficulties. Recording cuts out at 16.53]
Matthew 13:1-23–Pastor Chris takes a fresh look at the Parable of the Sower. Jesus speaks of the different kinds of soil (hearts) and provides the disciples with a private explanation. The key is the receptivity of the heart.
Ephesians 1:15-20–Interim Pastor David Wick shares with us from Paul’s magnificent prayer for the Ephesians. He instructs us that Paul’s vision for the future was built upon the certainty/hope of his calling. May God help our vision for the future to rest on that as well.
Psalm 21–In this magnificent psalm, David is overflowing with praise to his God. He recounts many specific blessings that he has received from the hand of the Lord.
Psalm 20–This psalm of David is a beautiful template of how to pray for our leaders, our pastors. Then we can all share in the victory together!
A fresh look at the world’s most beloved psalm. The psalm’s author, David, was a shepherd as well as a sheep. He poetically reflects on our Shepherd’s willingness and ability to meet all our needs.
Psalm 19–When you ask God to show Himself, be prepared. He reveals Himself through His creation daily. But specifically He does so through His Holy Word. This beautiful psalm defines various aspects of His multi-faceted Word and the life-changing power of it. Let’s cling to it!
Psalm 18:30-50–God gives us victory over all our enemies because… He gives us strength. He trains us. He equips us. But ultimately the victory is always God’s. Praise Him!