May 05, 2013
Length: 52:08 (47.9 MB)
God is the God of second chances. Although John (Mark) was a quitter in his youth, his cousin Barnabas, the Son of Encouragement, did not give up on him. Mark later became useful to Paul also. And Peter, who once denied Jesus, encouraged Mark!
April 28, 2013
Length: 48:08 (44.2 MB)
We can be slaves to sin, slaves to man, or slaves to God. Jesus gave us the example by taking the form of a bondservant to His disciples. We also learn from the example of Aristarchus, a faithful friend to Paul in difficult situations.
April 21, 2013
Length: 54:57 (50.5 MB)
In his letters, Paul demonstrates that people are important to him. He sends one brother to the Colossians to both let them know how Paul is doing and to encourage them. In the first part of today's message we hear from two of our own fellow saints.
April 14, 2013
Length: 54:05 (49.7 MB)
We should pray often and our prayers should be for open doors to tell others about Jesus. When those prayers are answered with opportunities, do not give in to fear. Have a story on your heart that you want to share. God will provide the words.
April 07, 2013
Length: 39:53 (36.7 MB)
Christ gave himself so that we could be purified. We ought then to live, not as we used to, but soberly, righteously, and godly, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts. God's grace transforms every part of our lives, not just those we don't like.
March 31, 2013
Length: 32:09 (29.5 MB)
Going to church, giving money, and reading the Bible are not enough. You must be born again through the imperishable word of God, through receiving and believing, and through the Holy Spirit. By His death and resurrection we have a chance for new life.
March 24, 2013
Length: 46:17 (42.4 MB)
The breakdown of authority in society reflects the breakdown of authority in the home. Parents need to raise their children in the training and instruction of the Lord, remembering to be on their knees before Him, seeking strength for this task.
March 17, 2013
Length: 50:13 (46 MB)
The Bible informs husbands that he who finds a wife finds favor from the Lord. Husbands are to show their wives agape love and not to be harsh. The acronym "PLOD" reminds us to pay attention, listen, observe, and dwell with our wives.
March 10, 2013
Length: 51:47 (47.4 MB)
Submission is not a dirty word. God has made the husband as the overseer in the home and a wife is called to submit her heart to him, not to obey, but to allow him to lead. Yet a wife need not fear that leadership if the husband is following Jesus.
March 03, 2013
Length: 41:21 (37.9 MB)
Isaiah recognized his sinfulness in the presence of a holy God, yet he accepted God's cleansing. His immediate response was a willingness to be sent by God. Likewise, we must be willing disciples with no strings attached.