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...

Samuel and the sons of Eli

1 Samuel 2.12-18  Eli’s sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the Lord. Now it was the practice of the priests that, whenever any of the people offered a sacrifice, the priest’s servant would come with a three-pronged fork in his hand while the meat was being...

Greatness according to Jesus

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And...

Are you ready?

Matt 24.44-51 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh. Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed [is] that servant, whom his lord...

The cost of idolatry

Isa 46:6  They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance, and hire a goldsmith; and he maketh it a god: they fall down, yea, they worship.Would you note this morning that serving God or serving self will be costly. The question is not if I will serve...