Monthly Archives: September 2019

Solemn Assemblies… Focusing on a Need

Consecrate a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the house of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord. Joel 1:14 Last Sunday our church held a solemn … Continue reading

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Love… Not Just a Word We Say

The word “love” is a good word. It makes us feel warm inside. However, there is an aspect to God’s love that challenges us. It is the challenge of who we love. It is the challenge of how we love. … Continue reading

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Join the Fight Against Sin

Jesus has some strong words about removing sin in our lives. He says, “ If your right eye makes you stumble, tear it out and throw it from you; for it is better for you to lose one of the parts of … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Love

I challenged my church this week to think long about how God has loved them. The goal? That we might respond the way the Bible writers respond when they are thinking about the love of God. I thought that it … Continue reading

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Will We Simply Abide?

We want to know if God is happy with us. We want to know that we are secure in our relationship with Him. We want to know that He is not going to change His mind about us. How can we know that? The New Testament has this suggestion: abide in Him. Continue reading

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