Home. The mention of the word brings memories, ideas, smells, and emotions to mind. Home is a place of safety and nourishment. Faith is a necessary part of your nourishment and safety that must be provided in a successful home. The apostle Paul wrote a letter (we call it 2 Timothy) and teaches us that […]
We celebrate our return to indoor worship by looking back at what God has done, looking around at what God is doing, and looking ahead to what God has promised. No matter where we look, we discover that faith allows God to do what only He can do!
Our Home series continues. Those wishing to change society wisely focus attention on the home. By influencing the home, the larger society will be impacted. Today we look at the tactics used to dissolve unity and cohesiveness in the home. This old, effective tactic has not changed from the beginning. Homes fail when God’s Word […]
Home. The mention of the word brings memories, ideas, smells, and emotions to mind. As we look at the topic of home for the next several weeks, we will seek to understand this foundational building block of society. God created home as the first society, and society at large reflects what takes place at home. […]
Every trip needs to carefully consider its fueling needs – both for passengers and vehicles! You can know where you are going and how to get there, but still need the power to move forward. God’s people have always needed to find the source of strength and power to follow and obey. Today’s passage from […]
Paul finishes his letter to the church by reminding them of the ability they have to continue by looking forward with confidence, with hope. This hope gives them a strong future to anticipate. Paul’s message is clear: spiritual stamina rest in hope!
Our series in 1 Thessalonians continues. As good as happiness may be, stamina is built on preparation and patience. Spiritual stamina requires a strong life, one lived out lovingly. Today we discover this strong life has three major components: obedience, difference, and influence.
Our series in 1 Thessalonians continues. Life is often lived by taking the materials one is given and making the best of it. When difficulty or unexpected events arise, what happens to your life? Can you survive? These are the events that challenge our core beliefs. Should they change? Can they withstand trials? Paul reminds […]
Our series in 1 Thessalonians continues. This first letter written by the apostle Paul encouraged a young church to build spiritual stamina, the ability to maintain effort while withstanding deterioration. After establishing a strong foundation, a solid pattern of behavior must be developed. Pastor shows from God’s Word how the good news of the gospel […]
We begin a series in 1 Thessalonians. This first letter written by the apostle Paul encouraged a young church to build spiritual stamina, the ability to maintain effort while withstanding deterioration. A strong foundation is vital for establishing this stamina; and Paul shares the three key ingredients to this foundation: faith, love, and hope.