Psalm 139:1-24 The Greatest Relationship

Psalm 139:1-24 The Greatest Relationship The greatest relationship you will ever have is with God. Why? Because even though our lives may be filled with mountain peaks and valleys, God is faithful to be with us every step of the way. The reason can be so faithful is because God has eternal qualities that will last longer than our life here on Earth. God has three qualities that can make a relationship with Him the best. THREE QUALITIES THAT MAKE… Read more

Ecclesiastes 8:10-17 The Wisdom of Divine Justice

Ecclesiastes 8:10-17 The Wisdom of Divine Justice Here, we see that Solomon is starting to take the long view of wisdom. He is beginning to see that there are things which are completely out of his control. You get to the point in life when we realize that you can’t control everything. So you have to rely on the fact that God is in control. God will execute divine justice when He sees fit in the future. But it requires… Read more

Psalm 33:1-22 The Greatest Challenge For Our Nation

Psalm 33:1-22 The Greatest Challenge For Our Nation I want to speak to you this morning about the greatest challenge for our nation. You may have seen the phrase on our American currency: “In God We Trust.” The phrase is about the nation’s trust in God. I think our greatest challenge is not to make America great again, but to see America trust God again. Here in Psalm 33, which is a psalm used by the nation of Israel for… Read more

Psalm 145:1-21 The Greatest God

Psalm 145:1-21 The Greatest God Wayne Gretzky has earned his nickname, the Great Gretzky. Over a seventeen-year career, he has rewritten the National Hockey League record book. The Edmonton Oiler, Los Angeles King, St. Louis Blue, and New York Ranger superstar has won the League’s Hart Trophy as Most Valuable Player nine times. He set the record for most goals with 92 in 1982. The Great One also holds the highest number of NHL scoring titles with nine. In 1994,… Read more

Ecclesiastes 8:1-9 Respect God and the Government

Ecclesiastes 8:1-9 Respect God and the Government Helmuth von Moltke was drafted to work in counterintelligence for Nazi Germany, yet his Christian faith made him a resolute opponent of Adolf Hitler. Although he believed it would be wrong for him to use violent force against the Nazis, von Moltke used his high position to rescue many prisoners from certain death. Not surprisingly, eventually he was accused of treason, put on trial, and sentenced to die. In his final letter home… Read more

Thoughts on Patriotism and the American Church

No matter what nation one lives in, we need to remember that we still should trust God. Read more

5 Ways to Prove That I Love God’s Word

5 Ways to Prove That I Love God’s Word 3 July 2017 Year A Psalm 119:161-168 When is the last time you fell in love with God’s Word? I don’t mean whether you loved the new translation. I am not asking if you were impressed by the new commentary that came with the latest Bible that was promoted by the latest pastor guru you enjoy. I am not wondering whether you wanted to promote your denomination’s attempt at making the… Read more

7 Reasons a Nation Should Trust in God

A nation is only as good as the people who make up its population. So a nation that says it trusts in God, should be made up of people who trust in God. Read more

The Prayer of Jehoshaphat Against Bullies

The Prayer of Jehoshaphat Against Bullies 30 June 2017 Year A 2 Chronicles 20:5-12 You may have heard of the Prayer of Jabez. You may have even heard of the Prayer of Jesus. But have you heard of the Prayer of Jehoshaphat? The Prayer of Jehoshaphat is the prayer against bullies. In  2 Chronicles 20, the enemies of Israel have come together to destroy the people of Israel. The sheer number of military might surely scared King Jehoshaphat. He was… Read more

What Matters Is Faith Working Through Love

What Matters Is Faith Working Through Love 29 June 2017 Year A Galatians 5:2-6 Many Christians today, like the believers in Galatia, think that if they do good things that God will let them go to Heaven. However, Paul makes it clear that a person does not become a Christian and enter Heaven because of outward appearances. Outward appearances don’t benefit a Christian (Galatians 5:2). 3 WAYS PEOPLE TRY TO KEEP OUTWARD APPEARANCES 1. Keeping traditions for tradition’s sake Just… Read more

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