Christmas gifts not only meet needs or desires, they also express relationship between giver and recipient. God wants you to know Him, and uses two actions to introduce Himself at Christmas.
Christmas is about gifts and giving. Paul says love is the greatest gift; and today you will see that is true. First John repeats the theme of love, conveying a critical truth we celebrate at Christmas: Love builds relationships. Let’s discover three ways love builds relationships.
The commandment to love others is one of the greatest obligations we have, according to Jesus’ own testimony. Today, Deacon Mike Beyelia shares how that love is lived out in the lives of those who follow Jesus.
Almost everywhere you go, there is a “pecking order” established that determines who gets what, when, and for how long. Is Jesus’ kingdom like that? How does one advance in His economy? Jesus instructs His disciples about that topic, and Pastor Eldred shares the wrong and right ways to advance in Jesus’ kingdom.
Christmas is a time for celebrating the hope of possibilities. As the promised son to Zechariah and Elizabeth is born and named, a song filled with celebratory hope is sung. Listen as these two short sentences are examined and explained. Ask yourself if you can sing this hopeful theme yourself.
It is vitally important to pay attention to your surroundings. What you think you see may not be what is actually occurring. In this passage, Jesus allows His disciples to have a “behind the scenes” view of His person, power, and plan. As Pastor shares, ask God to show you how He is at work […]
Jesus takes His followers to a very important place and asks them a very important question in order to teach them a very important lesson. Come with us back to the beginning and learn the same important lesson!
The first time anything is attempted, it is not usually as good as anticipated. This morning we hear Jesus preach His first sermon – and find it BETTER than one might hope. It is a message of hope, good news, and a call to obedience.