(Part 3) Lights Along the Way

(Part 3) Lights Along the Way

Another author who has deeply impacted my life is Timothy Keller. Billy Graham wrote: “Timothy Keller’s ministry in New York City is leading a generation of seekers and skeptics... Read More »
The Surprise of Prayer (Part Three)

The Surprise of Prayer (Part Three)

We conclude today a look at Isaiah 1 and God’s surprising response to empty prayer. After challenging the people of Isaiah’s day for their empty religion and describing... Read More »
The Surprise of Repentance (Part Three)

The Surprise of Repentance (Part Three)

Now we get to it. After seeing the human condition of fallenness, even expressed in its disregard for God’s gracious patience, we now see the element of repentance that is, in... Read More »
The Surprise of Repentance (Part Two)

The Surprise of Repentance (Part Two)

We are seeing the surprise of repentance this week, and began yesterday by looking at Romans 2:1-3, where Paul is engaged in discussion with his readers about the human condition and... Read More »
The Surprise of Repentance (Part One)

The Surprise of Repentance (Part One)

We have spent the last couple of weeks looking at surprising statements in the Bible, and this week we want to see something that is, to me, beyond surprising—it is shocking. We... Read More »
A Concerned Heart (Part Three)

A Concerned Heart (Part Three)

This week, as we consider our study in Acts 20, we are seeing Acts 20:20-21 in order to see a concerned heart. So far, we have seen that we are to be concerned about our message and... Read More »
“A Heart For The City” (Part Two)

“A Heart For The City” (Part Two)

When Jonah Entered the City Jonah lies in the belly of the fish for three days and nights (see Matthew 12:38-41). In the fish, God kept Jonah alive and gave him plenty of time to... Read More »
Facing One’s Failure

Facing One’s Failure

If anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father. —1 John 2:1 Only a few baseball players have ever batted .400 over an entire season, which means they went hitless six... Read More »

Isaiah 1:18, Psalm 32:1 (for Lent)

Pastor: “Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they... Read More »

Psalm 51:15-17–responsive (for Ash Wednesday/Lent)

O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise. You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. The... Read More »
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