Luke 11:1-13 If you were asked about areas where you would like to grow in your Christian life, a majority of people would say that growing in prayer would be on that list, and if not at the top, it would be near the top. Prayer is a vital means of grace in our discipleship […]
2 Kings: Hope in Despair After Solomon came a line of kings who did what was evil in God’s sight. God’s people slowly drifted away from His Word and sought after other gods, idols. And as is often the case, Israel had to live with the consequences from their sinful choices. But God didn’t leave them without […]
Philippians 1:19-20 Webster’s Dictionary defines confidence as the feeling of being certain that something will happen or that something is true. It has been said that Walt Disney was turned down by over a hundred banks when he tried to get funding to develop Disneyland. He was also fired from his job at a newspaper […]
Psalm 113 Join Pastor Rod Valentine as he concludes our Christmas Advent series called The Paradoxes of Christmas. We will look at Psalm 113 together and consider the paradox that God is both transcendent (beyond our limits) and immanent (near us and possible to experience).
Psalm 51 When theologian Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the Castle Church of Wittenberg in Germany, his very first statement read as follows, “When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, said ‘Repent,’ He called for the entire life of believers to be one of penitence.” What does a life of […]