I Want a Faith Like That!

February 17, 2019 Verses from Hebrews 11 Two words describe our faith:  confidence and certainty.  These two qualities need a secure beginning and ending point.  The beginning point of faith is believing in God’s...

Jesus: The First!

February 2, 2019 Read Colossians 4: 2-5 Have you ever grown tired of praying for something or someone?  Paul says:  Keep at it.  Persistence demonstrates our faith that God answers our prayers.  Faith shouldn’t...

Jesus: The First!

January 27, 2019 Colossians 3:16-24 Paul describes three relationships:  husbands/wives; parents/children; masters/slaves.  In each case there is mutual responsibility to submit and love, to obey and encourage, to work hard and be fair.  Also...

Jesus: The First!

January 20, 2019 Colossians 2:8-3:5  In Chapter 2 Paul exposed the wrong reasons for self-denial.  In chapter 3, he explains true Christian behavior—putting on the new nature by accepting Christ and letting the old...

Jesus: The First!

January 13, 2019 Colossians 1:24-29 In this passage Paul is saying that suffering is unavoidable in bringing the Good News of Christ to the world.  It is called Christ’s suffering because of our relationship...

Jesus: The First!

Colossians 1:15-20 January 6, 2019 Here are things Paul says in this passage:  Paul states that Christ is the exact likeness of God, is himself God, and yet died on the cross as a...

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

December 23, 2018 Today’s worship is centered around the hymn HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING.  A scripture to read is Micah 5:2  But you, Bethlehm Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of...

Oh Holy Night

December 16, 2018 The Messiah is born!  For ages the Jews had waited for this, and when it finally happened, the announcement came to humble shepherds.  The good news about Jesus is that he...