Wholehearted Gifts

Aug. 12, 2018 by

Malachi 1:6-14 CSB 6 “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. But if I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is your fear of me? says the Lord of Armies to you priests,

The Whole Love of God

Aug. 5, 2018 by

Malachi 1:1-5 CSB 1 A pronouncement: The word of the Lord to Israel through Malachi. 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. Yet you ask, “How have you loved us?” “Wasn’t Esau Jacob’s brother?” This is the Lord’s declaration. “Even so, I loved Jacob, 3 but I hated Esau. I turned

Holy Things: Fellowship

Jul. 29, 2018 by

We’re finishing up our entire series on Holy Things today. We’ve talked through the Holy Things of God. We’ve talked about living a holy life, and now we’re finishing with Practices of Holy People. Our first practices were prayer, giving,

Holy Things: Fasting

Jul. 22, 2018 by

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as

Holy Things: Giving

Jul. 15, 2018 by

We are continuing our series called Holy Things and we have 3 weeks left. Last week we talked about the first practice of holy people which was prayer. Today we are going to be talking about giving. But, before we

Holy Things: Prayer

Jul. 8, 2018 by

So Solomon finished the Lord’s temple and the royal palace. Everything that had entered Solomon’s heart to do for the Lord’s temple and for his own palace succeeded. Then the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him: I have heard your

Holy Things: Living Through Persecution

Jul. 1, 2018 by

We live in a confusing world. In many ways, our lives are easier and more comfortable than ever in history. And in other ways, our world has become far more complicated than ever in history. 2000 years ago, life was

Holy Spirit: Living By Failure

Jun. 24, 2018 by

But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God has chosen you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through belief in the truth. He called you to this through our

Holy Things: Living By The Law

Jun. 17, 2018 by

We’re continuing our series called Holy Things and began last week to talk about living a holy life, starting with how to live by the Spirit. In our passage, the Apostle Paul was explicit that the way to live by

Holy Things: Living By The Spirit

Jun. 10, 2018 by

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to

Holy Things: Marriage

Jun. 3, 2018 by

22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord, 23 because the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives are to submit to

Holy Things: Church Membership

May. 27, 2018 by

Acts 2:14-47 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice, and proclaimed to them: “Fellow Jews and all you residents of Jerusalem, let me explain this to you and pay attention to my words. For these people