Contributed on Nov 10, 2003
Do you feel God has placed you on a shelf because of something you’ve done? Never forget that you are serving the God, not only of a second chance, but countless chances.
For some of you, it was all you could do to even come here today. You failed over and over. You had such a bad week or month that you really didn’t even want to show up today. We sometimes want to give up because of · the regularity of our sin (“I just can’t seem to stop!”), · the reproach ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2003
In the Bible is a man who tried and tried to follow Christ closely but failed time and time again… miserably. His name is Peter. Yet God showed His power in Peter’s life. If he can do that with Peter, he can do that with you.
A spiritual leader named Henry Varley shared some words that still serve to challenge God’s people. Here are the words: “The world has yet to see what God will do with and for and through and in and by a man who is fully consecrated to Christ.” God used these words to change a man named D.L. ...read more
Contributed on Dec 1, 2003
We can keep on growing all the way to the end of our days if we hear, hear, and hlep our godly critics.
Some of the meanest people I knew growing up were church people. I noticed that some people just don’t change. I knew people who came to services every Sunday. They wouldn’t miss their small group meeting on Sunday morning. They came back for evening services on Sunday night. They showed up ...read more