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Be Prepared To Follow

We are often reminded of our need to pray and study God’s Word. These essential disciplines allow us to abide in the presence of God and “hear” when He calls; they are also necessary for strengthening our faith in order to obediently follow where He leads. God’s Word encourages us that when He calls, He […]

Free In The Fire

King Nebuchadnezzar had made a large statue of gold and commanded that everyone must worship the statue whenever they heard the royal music – they must worship the statue, or face terrible consequences! “Whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a blazing furnace” (Daniel 3:6). Daniel’s friends, Shadrach, Meshach, and […]

How To Guard His Deposit

In the message “Guard The Good Deposit” we saw the importance of protecting what God places on our heart. He often gives us moments of Divine intimacy as a taste of the life He desires for us – a life of continual passion for God; a life where all our thoughts, words, and deeds become […]

Guard The Good Deposit

In the messages “Covenant of Worship” and “A Broken Covenant” we were encouraged to make a covenant – which we resolve not to break – to worship God with all our heart for the rest of our days. I pray we accept this challenge and make a decision to commit our lives to Him without […]

Continue To Seek

As Jesus was speaking to a Pharisee named Nicodemus, He said, “no one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born again” (John 3:3). He then explained being “born again” as a spiritual birth which occurs when we believe; “whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). EVERYONE […]

A Broken Covenant

In the message “A Covenant of Worship” we were encouraged to make a covenant to love the Lord and worship Him with all our heart. This covenant must be viewed as a pledge or binding agreement which directs all our actions. God gives many examples of covenants in His Word, and no where does He […]

Covenant of Worship

In the message “An Unknown God” we were encouraged to live a life of sincere love and faithful service while we worship a God we truly know and adore. But this type of consistent life, where our daily activities match what we profess to believe, does not come easy or initially feel natural. Living such […]

An Unknown God

When Paul was on his second missionary journey he came to the city of Athens which was inhabited by people who loved to worship, and talk about their worship. They worshipped every conceivable god of their day and made sure no god was left out. Acts 17:22-23“Paul then stood up in the meeting of the […]

A Darkened Heart

When God called Jeremiah to be a prophet, the people of Jerusalem had been living in sin for a very long time. It had been 300 years since the kingdom of Israel divided; and, despite God’s patient warnings, the people continued to rebel and worship other gods. God finally told Jeremiah He would no longer […]

Who Taught Us To Walk

In the message “Finish The Race” we were encouraged to “run” toward the finish line; but we were also reminded that God’s race takes place within our heart as we learn to trust and love Him more and more. His race is not in what we do but in who we are, and who we […]

Finish The Race

Paul was returning to Jerusalem at the end of his third and final missionary journey. By this time in his ministry, Paul had been a Christian for nearly twenty years. Twenty years since Jesus called Paul, “My chosen instrument to carry My name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel” […]

According To Your Will

On the night before He was crucified, Jesus went to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray. The thought of what would take place in the next 24 hours caused Jesus to be deeply troubled; “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death” (Mark 14:34). Being fully God, Jesus knew exactly what was […]