Contributed on Jan 14, 2020
New Sermon Series, "But God ..." on how God intervenes in human history. Today's message is how God uses adversity and suffering for our good and His glory.
Ever since the Garden of Eden, there have been those that question the existence of God. Many who acknowledge that God exist, will say that God is distant. He set the universe in motion and then stepped back to see what happens. A few years ago (1990) there was a popular song sung by Bette Midler ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2020
Malcolm Forbes was attributed to say, "The one who dies with the most toys wins." Herein is the problem, he who dies with the most toys still dies, then what? What do we have in store for all eternity? But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave!
But God … God intervenes in the history and in the affairs of man. We don’t always agree or understand with what God does, but God’s ways and our ways are different, God’s thoughts and our thoughts are different. Isaiah 55:8–9 (NKJV) 8 “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2020
What matters more to us, what other people think of us or what God thanks of us? But God knows our hearts.
But God ... But God has a better idea, but God intervenes, but God knows better. But God knows our hearts. One of the marks of our modern culture is the belief if one will just follow their own heart they will be alright. Award winning Christian author Steven James comments in an interview with ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2020
For whom would you die? Would you give your life for someone who disliked you? Jesus did.
But God … I have found these one of the most comforting words in the Bible. Despite my faults, and shortcoming, God loves me. God loves me, not for who I am, but in spite of who I am. ILL: Juan Zamora of Richland, Washington, owed a bill he could not pay for a charge he did not make. After ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2020
It's all about glory to God.
In our current world, people in general tend to think to too highly of ourselves and others. This past week I’ve been reading about Kobe Bryant, who died in a tragic helicopter crash last Sunday, near Los Angeles California. Many will miss him and many talked of his greatness. Everything I read, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2020
We are tools in the Hands of God. We do nothing good in the eyes of God unless He is in it.
Throughout this series, we have looked at where God interjects, or otherwise interferes with the course of human events. Because if left up to our own ways and devices, we would flounder and fail. But God knows our hearts, and despite the wickedness of our hearts, God gave us Jesus, “while we were ...read more