The Christian Life

Sunday, June 02, 2019: When God’s Word Breaks Through

May 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

“Will the Lord spurn forever, and never again be favorable? Has his steadfast love forever ceased? Are his promises at an end for all time? Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger shut up his compassion?” Then I said, “I will appeal to this, to the years of the right hand of the Most High.” I will remember the deeds of the LORD; (Read More)

Sunday, May 12, 2019: Are You Ever Tired After Church?

May 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

“Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” (Matthew 10:39) J. Oswald Sanders once said, “Mediocrity is the result of never getting tired.”  Yet you cannot follow Jesus without getting tired. Therefore discipleship to Him and mediocrity cannot co-exist. Why? Because (Read More)

Sunday, May 05, 2019: The Archenemy of Life with God

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. (James 4:8) The goal of life with God is more—more of His presence, more of His love, more of Him. The antithesis of this goal is double-mindedness. At the heart of a double-minded person is a fragmented self—a self that (Read More)

Sunday, April 28, 2019: Jesus Changes How We See the World

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

And when [Jesus] drew near and saw the city, he wept over it… (Luke 19:41) Following His triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus saw the city and wept, saying of its inhabitants, “…you did not know the time of your visitation” (v. 44). Jesus lamented when He saw Jerusalem because He knew that ultimately the people would not (Read More)

Sunday, April 07, 2019: The Surprising Thing About God’s Glory

April 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

The LORD passed before him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the (Read More)