And as many of you know already, when we come to the end of the book of Jonah, rather than seeing a rejoicing, God glorifying, ecstatic prophet, we get just the opposite. This isn’t the usual fairy-tale ending where the hero learned their lesson and is changed for the better. No, the story of Jonah […]
The topic of giving can be a tense conversation in the Church because our money and possessions often have a way of fighting for the attention we give to God and His Kingdom. Most of the time, parting with material wealth and possessions is hard work. Today’s message is from Leviticus 27:26-30.
God had demonstrated to the world and to his people that He was not to be trifled with. He is a holy God and will have a holy people. So God graciously gave the Law to His people. It was a rulebook of sorts for them to use. And it had ramifications for EVERY area […]
Leviticus 4 deals with the sin offering. This was the offering that faithful Israelites offered when they had realized they had committed sin. They realized what they had done, felt the guilt and then brought an offering to atone for it.
This line of the Creed is about more than just the forgiveness of sins brought about through Jesus’ sacrifice; it is also about how we the Church are to be a forgiving people. 1 John 1:8-2:2
I want to ask you a simple question: what do you think you need to hear at the start of this uncertain year? What do you think is it that God would want to assure you as you start this year? I am going to put forth that God would have you see a FRESH […]
This morning we are going to be looking at a short but very important book of the Bible. It doesn’t get much airtime in our churches but as we will see this morning, it is of crucial importance and speaks specifically to the Church at this moment in history. Haggai 1-2
I want to ask you all the simple question: have you ever longed for justice? Have you ever longed for the wrongs done to you or a loved one to be made right? Now that is a softball question to ask because I know for CERTAIN, that each of you here have felt that. We […]