Many nations of the world are crumbling under failed socialist or dictatorial ideology. People are suffering, starving, and angry with their current reality. They’ve heard of freedom and prosperity in America. They are doing everything they can to escape their failed states and migrate to a new nation. People are scrambling for another kingdom that…
Every human achievement is dependent on empowerment. We will never accomplish something beyond the level of our empowerment. Our outlook on a mission depends upon our estimation of empowerment. Too often our hope, encouragement, and motivation crash because we measure life based on our own power. With a
A Sermon from 2 Timothy 3 by Wesley Barley
The new year gives us an opportunity to evaluate our priorities. God designed life to force us to reveal our priorities through our actions. Talk is cheap. Actions reveal the heart. The Old Testament book of Haggai gives us a window into God’s confrontation with Judah about their priorities.
Once again we find ourselves just hours away from a new year. From this vantage point we can look back and see that our heavenly Father was faithful and gracious to us once again! We shouldn’t be shocked. Our observation of His actions will always be the same because He will never change. From this position we also look forward to a new year.
Do you ever feel like things are backward and upside down in this life? Are you ever perplexed by the prosperity of the wicked and struggles of the godly? Occasionally we may feel like we could give God a pointer or two on how to make things right in the world! We are not the…
Text: Genesis 3 Meditation on the tactics Satan used to deceive Adam and Eve. He is still using those same lies on us today!
Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Anger, hatred, outrage, worry, complaining, and their close companions seems to have taken over the news media, social media, talk shows, politics, and even popular fictional entertainment. Self-examination would most likely reveal that even among those of…
Sinning or unbelieving husbands make it difficult for their families. In that difficult situation, the Lord asks believing wives to demonstrate true love and humility in the form of submission within boundaries of God’s will. God can use such humility to work on the hardened heart of her husband.
Long before the unlimited cell phone plan God invented the unlimited prayer connection. No expensive hardware or bluetooth connection is necessary to talk to the most important person in the universe! He invites us to stay on the line and converse endlessly with Him. Not one moment spent in prayer is ever a waste of time. Praying is one of the most profitable and important uses of our time. In this sermon we will meditate on why we should never stop praying.