“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
Ephesians 4:1-3–On the basis of all that God has done, we are to walk worthy of our calling. Our calling is from this sinful world to spiritual promises. Walking worthy requires humility, gentleness, patience, forbearance, and eagerness to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Ephesians 3:14-21–Paul prayed for the church because of the challenge of the radical changes Christ’s work of reconciliation brought about. Paul requested for the church spiritual strength, spiritual depth, spiritual comprehension, and spiritual fulfillment. Let’s pray these blessings for one another as well.
Ephesians 3:1-13– In this passage, Paul expounds upon what “the mystery” is, how God revealed it, why it is important, and what it means to us.
Ephesians 2:11-22–Having explained the “how” and “why” of salvation in Ephesians 2:8-10, Paul moves on to explain how salvation was made effective for both Jews and Gentiles–two classes of people believed to be irrevocably divided.
Dr. Brian walks us through one of David’s best-loved psalms. The first section of this text is a hymn of praise, which invites others to join in. The second portion is a sermon offering advice on how to live in a godly way.
Revelation 2:1-7–This message examines the pattern of Jesus’ letters to the churches in Revelation chapter 2 and 3. Jesus identifies Himself in a unique way to each church and offers commendation, correction and warnings as needed. He also includes specific promises to those who overcome.
Luke 2:10,17–The angels and shepherds proclaimed the Good News. The joy of knowing Jesus naturally spills over into telling others about Him.
Luke 2:15-15–Joy comes in seeking Jesus and not in seeking our own goals and worldly ends. Jesus spoke of priorities in terms of what we seek. This message describes how we must seek first the kingdom of God.
2 Chronicles 20:18-29–Joy comes in worshiping God rather than glorifying self. This message examines the biblical ways of expressing joy in worship.
Luke 2:10-11–The joy of knowing Jesus is the joy that never fades away. In Jesus we respond to a deep desire God has woven into our hearts. Let us acknowledge our need for a Savior and make the Lord our only joy.