The Gospel is for All People

In Ephesus,  some opponents had begun to restrict the Gospel to only a select group. There were certain criteria that had to be met in order for you to qualify for the good news of Jesus Christ. This was a HORRIFIC belief that had to be stopped dead in its tracks.  1 Timothy 2:1-7

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The Right Use of the Law

A love for controversies, speculations and bunny trails was causing the Ephesian Elders to run off track. So as we learned last week, Paul told Timothy to stay in Ephesus to set things right because when leaders fall, the people suffer, and Paul saw that no good would come in this Church if serious changes […]

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How the Story Ends

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 […]

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What Does The Law Teach Us About Giving?

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.

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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 […]

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What Does the Law Teach us about Sin?

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.

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We Will Not Be Shaken

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 […]

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