Receiving Their King?

This Sunday, since it is Palm Sunday I thought we might do a special message for this week and next before returning to our series in the gospel of John.  This special message takes us to Matthew 21:1-11, where Jesus sets in motion the events that lead to His triumphant entry into Jerusalem.  It begins…

When We Are Tempted to Lose Heart

This Sunday we’ll do one more message the Lord has laid on my heart before we return to our series in the gospel of John.  This message takes us to 2 Corinthians 4, where Paul encourages believers, ministers, not to lose heart (faint not – KJV).  The temptation to lose heart is great, every believer…

Forgiveness Is Always Costly

This Sunday, we take a break from our series in the gospel of John and focus on the cross and celebrating the Lord’s supper.  Our text for this communion service is Luke 23:32-46.  Here in this passage, we are at the crucifixion of Christ where it is interesting to see the continual ministry of Jesus…

Believe and Follow

This Sunday, we continue our series in the gospel of John and are now are looking at chapter 1 verses 19-34.  Here we see the results of John the Baptizer message, as he points Jesus and calls people to repentance and belief.  As we said last week, John is the voice of one crying in…

Object Lessons Explained

This Sunday, we end our series in the book of Jonah; as we finish chapter 4 looking at verses 9-11. We now discuss and explain God’s object lessons which he gave to Jonah in verses 6-8. Jonah is so worked up and emotional that he was not listening, so God uses 3 objects, a plant,…

God Appointed Object Lessons

This Sunday, we continue our series in the book of Jonah; we come to chapter 4 verses 6-8. We now come to God’s object lessons He uses to teach Jonah.  But the problem is that Jonah is so worked up and emotional that he’s not listening!  God uses 3 objects, a plant, a worm, and…

Angry at God?

This Sunday, (after a few weeks away) we continue our series in the 4th chapter of the book of Jonah.  We are looking at verses 1-4.  Here we have the reasons for Jonah extreme anger about the Ninevites, and his conversation to God about this anger.  It is good that he goes to the Lord…