Why do we settle for God's material blessings when we can have both material and spiritual gifts? Read John 6:24-35.
Children love to go to any number of great places especially in the days and weeks of summer. The psalmist had his really great place too. He loved being in church. He tells us, "How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord Almighty" (Psalm 84:1)! For he, along with every believer, has come to know this place for what it truly is--a place of praise--a place of power--a place of protection. May we truly treasure THIS REALLY GREAT PLACE . . each and every week!
When is the last time that you felt worn out. Not just physically, but emotionally drained, and spiritually tired? Rest and relaxation can help, taking some time to ourselves might alleviate some of our weariness, but there is only one place to find true and lasting rest. That's in the arms of the Shepherd. Read Mark 6:30-34.
Why would anyone think that Christians are dangerous? Why would anyone fear what Christ has to offer? Read Amos 7:10-15.
Our God creates radical changes. Read Psalm 30
Paul tells us that in God's sight when Jesus died (for sin) we all died. Justice has been satisfied. We no longer live in the fear of death anymore. That fact allows each of us to breath a sigh of relief that transforms all of our lives day and night. The life we once called "ours" belongs to Christ. Just as Jesus rose from the dead, he has raised you to a new life. His life. YOUR LIFE IS OVER! Enjoy living Jesus' life. Enjoy living your life for Christ, which changes all your daily relationships as well. Read II Corinthians 5:14-16
Some might wonder how Samson could possibly serve as a role model for Christian manhood. On Father's Day it is important to grasp the importance of the Father's role in the Christian family as well as the impact of Christian men in general. Find out more in the fourth and final message from the "Life and Times of Samson." Read Judges 16:23-31.
Samson's God is our God. He arranged and carried out the plan of redemption. He reigns over everyone and everything. Find out more in the second of the Samson sermon series. Read Judges 13:1, 14:4.
Today's sermon is the first in a four-part sermon series that follows the life of Samson. Each message contains application for today2019s Christians. Read Judges 13-16.
Ever have a restless night tossing and turning in bed? You want to sleep, but there were just so many things bothering you that no amount of counting sheep was going to help. And then of course those worries followed you around all day just to keep you up the next night. We all have concerns and worries in this life, but Jesus wants us to remember that we have no reason to be afraid. Turn to Jesus2019 promises and let his Word turn your fear into confidence. Read Acts 7:54-60