Contributed on Sep 7, 2014
God teaches the importance of the gospel ministry, It's a gift that we should not take for granted.
1 Kings 19:19-21; 2 Kings 2:1-15, 23-25 Bullies, bears, and a baldy. Did I capture your attention when I read the Old Testament lesson this morning? It was a longer than usual reading, but if your mind started to wander, I bet you sat up when you heard how two bears mauled 42 young men for ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2014
Elisha boldly confronts Joram about his compromise with sin. God also shows how gracious he is to Joram by granting him victory.
The NFL has started its season again, and in about a month the NHL will begin its regular season too. As always, fans are eager to learn how the new crop of draft picks will do. Will they live up to the hype that accompanied their first-round selections and their multi-million dollar contracts? ...read more
Contributed on Sep 21, 2014
Challenges are gifts from God.
“Imagine, if you will, a gift. It’s not big. You could wrap it in a golf ball-size box. This gift can do incredible things for you however. It will bring all of your family together. You will feel loved and appreciated like never before and reconnect with friends and acquaintances you ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2014
Because God has power over death, believers have no need to fear bad news.
It’s going to happen if it hasn’t already. You will, one day, have to stand beside a hospital bed on which lies your lifeless son, or daughter, or father, or mother, or grandparent. Their cheeks will be the color of spilled milk. Their fingers will no longer have the strength to grasp ...read more
Contributed on Oct 5, 2014
Believe God's promises even when they seem utterly unbelievable.
This is our last sermon on Elisha, that bald ‘n’ bold prophet. We’ve seen how he’s been a man of action. Three weeks ago we heard how he kept an entire army from dying of thirst in the desert when he promised that water would appear out of nowhere. Then he saved two boys ...read more