“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
Ephesians 1:3-14 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.” Chosen. Adopted. Forgiven. Grace lavished on us. Sealed by the Holy Spirit. Rich inheritance promised. Who wouldn’t want to be a part of Christ’s family?
Matthew 16:16-20; Matthew 28:18-20 The “church” is referred to in a lot of different ways. People speak of going to “my” church. But the church doesn’t really belong to the people; nor does it belong to the pastor. In these passages Jesus makes it clear who the church really belongs to and what is to…
Colossians 2:1-3:14 As you have received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in His fullness. Don’t let anyone cheat you or rip you off through deceptive philosophies or rules that put you into bondage. Instead live as the new creations He has made you to be. This will reflect Christ in you, the hope…
Colossians 1:1-29 There is a mystery that God had kept secret. But now, Paul tells us, God has chosen to make this mystery known. It is this: Christ in you, the hope of glory. Who is this Christ who dwells in us? Chapter one of this letter reveals some of His attributes.
Ecclesiastes 2:1-26 King Solomon was successful by the world’s standards. He had wealth, possessions, pleasure and impressive accomplishments. In this message Chaplain Kalen Heller shares with us the futility of seeking to find purpose in life in any person or thing apart from God.
John 17:11-26 Jesus prays for His disciples who are there with Him and for those yet to come. He asks the Father that they would be protected, sanctified, sent out and unified.He also asks that they would be with Him and see His glory.
John 17:1-11 In this remarkable passage we have the privilege of being a “fly on the wall” so to speak, as Jesus offers this intimate prayer to His Father. Speaking of His disciples, Jesus says, “Glory has come to Me through them.” How can this be? What is the criteria for being one who brings…
John 16:16-33 The disciples learn that having a relationship with the resurrected Jesus will answer all their questions. Troubles will come, but Jesus overcomes.
John 16:5-16 Jesus continues His intimate talk with the disciples by reminding them that He is sending an Advocate to help them take a stand in a world that hates them. The Holy Spirit’s job will be to convict the world and to guide the believers in the way of truth.
John 15:18-16:4 “You are My friends,” Jesus had just told His disciples. Next He cautions them that this friendship comes at a cost. They could expect to be misunderstood, rejected, hated and persecuted by the world. Are you ready to stand with Jesus no matter what?