“Contrasts at Calvary” (Part One)

“Contrasts at Calvary” (Part One)

This is Passion week, as we make our way to Easter Sunday, a day in which we celebrate the resurrection and the empty tomb. But, before there can be a glorious resurrection on Sunday... Read More »

Resurrection Reality

The disciples and early followers of our Lord asserted with a zeal born of heartfelt conviction that Jesus of Nazareth was a living Savior, not a martyred teacher and philosopher. They... Read More »

Wounded for Me

A man who was deeply troubled by his sins was having a vivid dream in which he saw Jesus being savagely whipped by a soldier. As the cruel scourge came down upon Christ’s back,... Read More »

The Cross and the Crown

On the day we call Palm Sunday the Lord Jesus presented himself to Israel as their king when He rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Had He been astride a spirited horse, He would have... Read More »
God Has a Shepherd’s Heart, part 2

God Has a Shepherd’s Heart, part 2

The God of peace, . . . through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep. –Hebrews 13:20 Some six hundred... Read More »
God Has a Shepherd’s Heart, part 1

God Has a Shepherd’s Heart, part 1

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.—Psalm 23:1 The problem with most of us is that we have no clear picture of the God we long to worship. Our image of Him is... Read More »

FINDING WATER IN THE DESERT

Text: Acts 8:26-40 Introduction: The story of the eunuch’s conversion in Acts 8 is not just a story for Paul’s generation. This passage teaches us many important truths... Read More »
The Tongue of a Learner

The Tongue of a Learner

The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being... Read More »
My Wish for All

My Wish for All

Moses replied, “Are you jealous for my sake? I wish that all the Lord’s people were prophets and that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!” —Numbers... Read More »
“Community: Valuing Each Other” (Part Three)

“Community: Valuing Each Other” (Part Three)

After grace as a value of the church, the three “action values” have to point up to God, together toward each other (“community” or fellowship or love), and... Read More »