Living By Faith

Once we entrust our lives to God, are we exempt from pain and the difficulties of life? Does our relationship with God provide protection against suffering? In Scripture, we see a group of people whose circumstances shed light on these questions. In 2 Thessalonians...

What Should Be True About Believers

Colossians 3:1-5 records, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” The word “rule” in Colossians 3:15 comes from athletics meaning “to umpire”. Paul tells us to let Christ’s peace be umpire...

Causes of Anger

What causes anger? In reality, the answer could be “nothing.” We might think that a rude driver or unfair criticism or a friend’s betrayal angers us, but the anger is actually our own doing. It’s our response to various situations that create anger. Many factors can...

How did your New Year Begin?

The Gospel of John introduces the Lord Jesus Christ with three tremendous statements: “In the beginning was the Word,” “And the Word was with God,” “And the Word was God.” “The Word” is one of the highest and most profound titles of the Lord Jesus Christ. To determine...

The New Year and a New Life

  After midnight on December 31st, a New Year will begin. This year a new life began spiritually, for many youths, adults and children in our church because they were born again. The New Living Translation (NLT) of 2 Corinthians 5:17 says, …” Those who become...

The Christmas Story

  Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee, called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming in, he said to her, “Hail, favored one! The...