Posts tagged with love

Halloween and Time Change: Both an Opportunity

Halloween and Time Change: Both An Opportunity Is there any other time during the year that fifty or...

Jonah

This Sunday, we begin a study on the book of Jonah. No doubt you think of a great fish when you hear Jonah mentioned, but this book is really about our great God. Jonah goes through a painful experience to discover the true character of God. As we learn from his experience may God reveal things in our own hearts, so our heart may look more like God's.

Jesus' Desire for Us

This past Sunday, we saw just a part of the interaction around the Last Supper, but there was much m...

The Journey of Grace

As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful s...

It Takes a People

This is something God has been teaching me over the last year and really landing on my heart these l...

A Good Communication System

We have learned over the last five weeks what God says about marriage. We have been invited to get i...

God's Heart for Marriage

So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separat...

Awake to God's Order

We need an awakening in the church, in homes and in marriages to God’s order and the unique ro...

Love Never Fails

Paul says to the Corinthian church that love never fails (1 Corinthians 13.8). What did Paul mean by...

Jesus Wants Your Heart

This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me. Matthew 15.8   As...

Intentional Summer

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like she...

Real Love

So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Proph...

Self Sacrificing Love in 2011

In Sunday’s sermon we were challenged by the words of Jesus to be distinct from the culture wi...

Vertical to Horizontal: Orphan Care

For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you wil...

Enemies of God: Loved and Punished

I was posed this great question this week:  Since God commands us to forgive our enemies, why i...

Part of the Church: Friction and Fallout

I am not a big fan of the negative.  I do not like to harp on it, nor discuss it.  I am a ...

Spiritual and Physical Care

But God has so composed the body, giving more abundant honor to that member which lacked, so that th...

The Spirit of Advent Part One

This past Sunday marked the beginning of our celebration of Advent.  Advent is the celebration ...

Reflections on Philippians 1

This Sunday we will close out the first chapter of Philippians.  As we wrap things up I would l...

Sacred Marriage: Marriage Bed Part One

We learned in the Spring that: 1.  Marriage is God’s design and doing for His great disp...

Sacred Marriage: Holiness Part One

God is the doer and designer of marriage.  He created marriage, the one flesh relationship, to ...

Sacred Marriage: Fear of God Described

Solomon says, Fear God (Ecclesiastes 5.7).  The fear of God is better described than defined, s...

Gather to Spur and Encourage

And let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assem...

Impact Sunday

Yesterday, I got the privilege to attend a meeting of local business men and women who are longing...

Make Disciples

What is sacred?  God’s people have a sacred calling.  Our sacred calling is to share...

Representing Jesus in the ministry of reconciliation

But when Cephas (Peter) came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. ...

Combatting the Summer Lull

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fer...

Combatting the Summer Lull

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fer...