Contributed on Apr 17, 2015
A look at the ways that God's blessings can lead us away from Him. Uzziah provides a clear example of the problem.
WHEN GOOD THINGS GO BAD: Sometimes God’s blessings lead people away from God. - 2 Chronicles 26:16. - This is not just something we see here. In the Mosaic Law, as God tells Israel that their obedience will lead to Him blessing, He then explicitly warns them that there is a great ...read more
Contributed on Feb 20, 2015
John the Baptist provides great insight into how to be known without being consumed by that.
THE WHOLE COUNTRYSIDE: John had a lot of “known” yet he was not controlled by it. - Mark 1:5. - Because the passages about John the Baptist are fairly familiar, it’s easy to run past the details. One essential detail for our discussion this morning is in Mark 1:5 – ...read more
Contributed on Mar 25, 2015
It's difficult to see pride in yourself. This message identifies seven areas where our pride often rears its ugly head.
- Few people will admit to being proud. It’s difficult thing to see in yourself. - In our passage for this morning (James 4:6), it tells us that God opposes the proud. That’s worth stopping to ponder: God sets Himself against such people. God will actively work against the proud. ...read more