Location, Location, Location

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” – Acts 1:8 Don’t you love Acts 1:8?  What a great promise given to us that we will receive power through the Holy Spirit to carry the […]

Read more "Location, Location, Location"

Sin, Sorrow, and Repentance

“There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? 3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. 4 Or those […]

Read more "Sin, Sorrow, and Repentance"

Reconciliation

This week in our series on the life of Peter, we’re looking at Peter’s BOLD sin (Luke 22) and restoration (John 21). Thefreedictionary.com defines the word “reconcile” this way – to reestablish a close relationship.  Another way to define the word is to restore fully.   When Jesus restored Peter in John 12, He was reestablishing a […]

Read more "Reconciliation"

Childish Behavior

“13 And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, ‘Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God […]

Read more "Childish Behavior"

Seek Up

Have you ever been driving down the road and couldn’t find anything good on the radio? Thank God for the “seek” button, right? There’s one on the steering wheel of our van, so it makes it even easier to station surf while I’m driving down the road. The other night I was driving home and […]

Read more "Seek Up"

Wanted: Musicians Who Have a Heart to Bring God Glory

“11 When the priests came forth from the holy place (for all the priests who were present had sanctified themselves, without regard to divisions), 12 and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests blowing trumpets 13 in […]

Read more "Wanted: Musicians Who Have a Heart to Bring God Glory"

Good Worship

“31 My people come to you, as they usually do, and sit before you to listen to your words, but they do not put them into practice. With their mouths they speak of devotion, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain.  32 Indeed, to them you are nothing more than one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice […]

Read more "Good Worship"