Monday, December 11, 2017

The Advent Candle of Miracles


In Jesus Christ we may have the miracles of deliverance from sin and development in our spiritual lives if we have the determination to follow our Lord wherever and whatever he calls us to go, do and be.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Advent Candle of Response


Your life is a series of decisions, of responses to things that are posed to you. How do you respond to Jesus?

8 Don't Show Favoritism


Whom would the early first century Church be tempted to cater to and why? Who are we tempted to cater to?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

7 Don't Substitute Doing with Hearing the Word




It's far easier to substitute listening to the Word of God (or even preaching it) than it is to put it into action. James is blunt: Obey it.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

6 Because of the Promises You Can Obey the Commands



Christians must learn that they can obey the Bible's commands because of what is already objectively true of them based on their union with Christ.

Answering the Call (Veterans Day 2017)



We asked our veterans to sacrifice everything for us. And they did. Words cannot express our gratitude.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

99 The King on the Parable of the Net


Many in our dear Christian family believe in a secret rapture of the church before things start to get REALLY bad. They are as saved as I am but I have a loving disagreement with them. I believe Jesus strongly taught that everyone, saved and lost, are on this planet at his Second Coming.

***NOTE*** It's come to my attention that the audio level output on cell phones is really low, even when turned all the way up. It's a mystery to me as to why that occurs. It works well on desktops. Maybe I can find the problem. I truly apologize for the inconvenience.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

98 The King on the Most Important Thing in the World


If you could only pick on thing in the world, what, to you, would be the most important? If you could only have one prayer, what would you pray?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

5 Tone Down the Rhetoric


Pastor James spoke to his flock in Jerusalem and the Roman Empire: keep it under control. The very same situation faces America today.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

97 The King on the Expanding Influence of His Reign


Even Jesus, himself, knew that the message of his reign would begin in obscurity in his lifetime. However, he prophesied that his kingdom would outlast all others and would grow exponentially. Do not despise the day of small things and beginnings.