The Liberty to Love One Another

Please read Galatians 5.1-15 In our devotional passages this morning, the apostle Paul digs the cleats of his feet shod with the gospel of peace into the proverbial ground and simply declares to the people of God, stand fast in the liberty where Christ has set us...

Religion without devotion

The material in quotes in today’s blog is actually taken from the notes of The Reformation Heritage Bible on Zechariah 7 that I was reading this morning. I couldn’t say it any better. “Perfunctory religious rituals without a genuine heart for the...

For those who love Him

1 Corinthians 2.9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Would you note carefully who this promise is given to? For them that love God. Not for...

God is love

1 John 4.8 The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love. The fallen world system has taken the sacred things of God and twisted their meanings. In the Greek language, there are two different words that are translated into the English word love....

To Grow in Christ

As we work our way through this second part of the 4-fold vision statement of our church, to Grow in Christ, I want us to look into God’s Word for timeless biblical patterns of how this growing in Christ takes place individually and congregationally. Acts 2.41-47 Then...