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 […]
The misuse of power and influence is a theme that runs through Mark chapter nine. Here at the end of a long discussion, after many events, Jesus gives three simple truths that will revolutionize the way you think about using your power and influence on others. Listen as we discover these truths together.
We ascend one of the greatest peaks along the Pathway of Hope. Paul has taken us from the depths where all are guilty before God to a place where we admit God is right and just to punish those who are guilty. God is willing to make those who are guilty righteous if they will […]
As we make our way down The Pathway of Hope we have seen that those made righteous by God are set free from sin – it no longer has claim on their life, no longer has claim to their allegiance, and no longer has claim to their destiny. We have also seen how those made […]
Paul has been talking to the Roman church about the great power of God’s grace creating hope from hopelessness and giving us peace with Him. He tells good news about God graciously breaking our chains from the Law as our Master and Sin as our Spouse, but does it really work? How does this all […]
Many who have been set free from sin ask “So, how am I supposed to live now?” Perhaps there is a set of rules or regulations to follow. If I keep them, maybe I will earn – or at least not lose – what God has given me. This is called “legalism” and not a […]
Jesus’ work of demonstrating God’s love through His sacrifice has a universal impact. We look at the extent of the gracious gift of love as we notice that no matter what tries to stand in its way, God’s grace wins every time. In fact, God’s grace is more rampant than the sin it conquers!
We are so unfamiliar with what true love is and how it behaves that Paul takes a few verses to share with us the full picture of what it means that “Jesus love me.” God pours out His love lavishly on those who believe. Journey with us today as we explore the depth and height of […]
Paul addresses a third group in the Roman church – one that did not identify primarily with either Jew or Gentile. Paul is quick to point out that even THEY are guilty before God. There is no group that can claim a superior standing with God. Paul builds to a crucial point in his presentation […]