Blessedness is not found in worldliness – Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked... It is a very popular practice today  for believers to gather counsel from a number of conflicting sources.  I’ve seen people in the church face a trial and begin to call up all their friends – both Christian and non-Christian – in order [...]

By |2017-06-22T11:16:11+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Blessednesss, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gospel is REALLY Good News!

In Ephesians 2:4-7, Paul explains how we are made ALIVE, how we will ASCEND to heaven and how we will ACQUIRE the eternal riches of God’s grace – all because of the death and resurrection of Jesus.  God in His sacrificial and sovereign grace reached down into our utter helplessness to help us when [...]

By |2017-04-18T18:26:30+00:00April 19th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The God Over Time is Infinitely Wise

When it comes to God, He knows every detail.  He never guesses.  He always knows.  He sees the end from the beginning and He’s present in both places.  He is described as the Alpha and the Omega – the beginning and the end.  (Rev 21:6) God is over and envelopes time and history.  He [...]

By |2017-04-01T17:50:52+00:00April 1st, 2017|Attributes of God, Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seeking the Best Interest of Others

Love seeks the best interest of others.  Love is built upon serving another person without expecting anything from that person in return.  God sees our works and HE blesses us accordingly. Consider Jesus’ words in Matthew 6:2-4, “2 “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in [...]

By |2017-03-07T19:42:48+00:00March 14th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Words Have the Power to Destroy

Back in 2002, a lady riding a quad got lost just outside of Payson, Arizona.  She spotted a helicopter and tried to start a signal fire to get the pilot’s attention.  Her fire burned wildly out of control.  The small signal fire she had set in the morning grew and burned over 2,000 acres [...]

By |2017-03-06T21:03:52+00:00March 10th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized, Words|0 Comments

Romans 8 Study Guide – Totally Free!

Here is a free resource to help you with you study of Romans 8.  With permission, we reformatted this study guide that was originally produced by  Thomas C. Pinckney of Desiring God Community Church in Charlotte NC.  This versatile PDF file can either be downloaded and printed or viewed on an e-book reader.  It is [...]

Declared Righteous – A Study on Justification | Psalm 51:5, Romans 4:24-25, 5:19

  We apologize, there is no audio available for this teaching. Introduction This last summer, I made some improvements to my house. I live in a fine house, but my landscaping needed some attention and the carpet in the front room was wearing out. So I made some improvements. My house was adequate. It’s a [...]

By |2016-11-07T20:10:42+00:00August 23rd, 2015|ALIVE! Romans 8, Romans, Uncategorized|0 Comments