Matthew 21:21–22 21 Then Jesus told them, “I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don’t doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. 22 You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you…
Recap Ruth 1 Out of Despair Opens in Tragedy - Naomi, Famine, Death, Loss Ends with Hope - God has visited his people in Bethlehem Ruth 2 Into Hope Ruth Gleans for food God provision through his law - caring for stranger/poor “Just so Happens” Ruth goes to Boaz’s field… meets him Boaz shows God’s compassion…
Savoring the Psalter
Those who fail to remember history are destined to repeat it. Psalm 78 is a rich reminder that we are to instruct our children in the Words of God so that they can get it right where we have gotten it wrong.
The Big Reveal 1 Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all; 2 But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. 14 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him…
Elder David T Collum • Sermon • • 111 views • 52:25
1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh,…
Understand the Four Phases of Temptation The Allure: Something forbidden promises fulfillment apart from God’s provision. The Battle: a struggle begins between the attractiveness of sin and belief in God’s goodness. The Choice: A decision is made to either disobey or to wait on God. The Result: The consequences…
Tested in the Wilderness
As the devil tempted Jesus so he tempts us to doubt God’s goodness, willingness, and ability to provide all of our needs. He also tempts us to doubt our relationship with God. Finally, he tempts us to abandon hope for God’s provision and to make providing for our needs the top priority in life. Jesus shows us that an absolute trust in God’s provision grounded in the Word of God overcomes the devil’s temptations.
Passage: Matthew 6:25-34 Introduction: One of Henry Ward Beecher’s favorite stories was about a young man who was applying for a job in a New England factory. Asking for the owner, he found himself in the presence of a nervous, fidgety man who looked hopelessly dyspeptic. “The only vacancy here,” he…