For the most part, our culture has expected and understood that everybody lies. Sometimes it is to get ahead at work, to make people think better of them, to keep themselves out of trouble, to get a better grade at school, etc. However, nobody enjoys being lied to.
Today we were blessed to have Pastor Ling and his wife Angela with us from Myanmar. He challenged us to share the good news of what Jesus has done in our lives globally and locally with our families, friends, and neighbors. Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8 This week in our Hope Communities, we will be reviewing…
God has not called us to impurity, but in holiness (1 Thessalonians 4:3-7).
Exodus 20:13 Human life is sacred. God is the Lord of life. Life must be protected. An angry hearts break the sixth commandment. Jesus is the refuge for our angry heart.
God has placed parents in the home with the responsibility and authority to lead, love and teach their children how to love and follow God. Therefore, honor your father and your mother.
The fourth commandment is “remember the Sabbath to keep it holy”. We must keep God’s progressive revelation throughout time in mind. Pastor Kevin walks us through scripture as we study the Sabbath.
The name of God reveals and represents His nature and character.
Today we hear a report from our team that served in Uganda the past 2 weeks. Why do we do missions? Three reasons: Because we love God.Jesus gave us a commission to go in Matthew 28:19-20. In Matthew 22 He says if you love me you will keep my commandments. Because we love people.Also in Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus was asked “what is the greatest commandment?” He replied saying the “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart…
Exodus 20:4-6 The Second Commandment forbids idolatry. The Second Commandment reveals God’s commitment to His people. Why was idolatry attractive? 1. Guaranteed2. Selfish3. Easy4. Convenient5. Logical6. Pleasing to the Senses7. Indulgent8. Erotic: The Second Commandment is broken by: Fashioning our own gods Fashioning God according to our own ideas The Lord speaks to the people out of the fire, a powerful image, something bright and visible, capable of being seen and illuminating; but it is also dangerous and untouchable, a…
Today we begin a series looking at the ten commandments. They reveal God’s righteousness and our sinfulness. They reveal to each and every person that we are sinners in need of a Savior.