The aim of believers and of the church is to have a Christ-like love with pure hearts, and to not let any amount of false teaching sneak into biblical doctrine.
The introduction of Paul's letter to Timothy.
A look at the majesty of God in light of His creation. Man is created in His image. Abortion is sin.
Prioritizing the glory of God over the glory of man.
Continuing a study of Psalm 19.
The word of God restores the soul, makes wise the simple, rejoices the heart, enlightens the eyes, and endures forever.
Give praise to God! Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah)
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power.
Part II in the study of Isaiah 9:1-7.
A look at Isaiah's description of the "great light," the one who will pierce the darkness...
The conclusion to The Reformation Series, Soli Deo Gloria. To God alone be the glory.
In Christ Alone. There is salvation through no other name.
Part of Youth Sunday 2017
A look at Sola Gratia (Grace Alone). Ephesians 2:1-10
A look at Romans 3:21-26 and justification by faith alone.
A look at some of the influential scripture that sparked the Reformation.
A look at 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, a call to sanctification.
A look at Revelation 5. Worthy is the Lamb who was slain.
A look at John's vision of heaven following the seven letters to the churches in Revelation.
God hates lukewarm (megh). Hot and Cold both serve a purpose and are profitable, lukewarm warrents spitting out. The Church at Laodicea doesn't even realize how lukewarm they have become....
In light of salvation through the gospel of Jesus Christ, let's be encouraging to one another.
The only letter with no condemnation, the church at Philadelphia is encouraged to hold fast with patient endurance.
A call to a church that appears spiritually alive, but is actually dead. Wake up & repent.
We've been redeemed by Christ, the righteous shall live by faith.
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
This church is commended on their deeds, love, faith, service, and perseverance. However, they have been tolerating the teachings of a woman with Jezebel-like ways. To those who do not hold to her...
A church commended for holding fast to Jesus' name and not denying the faith, but condemned for allowing false teachers and teachings to make their way into their church community.
No specific condemntation, just an encouragement to remain faithful in the midst of tribulation, even unto death.
The letter to the church at Ephesus. The letter contains commendations and one key condemnation: they had lost their first love...
An Intro to the 2017 Summer Series on the Letters to the Seven Churches of Revelation. (Rev. 1)