You can trust God. Message from Paul Washer of HeartCry Missionary Society and other helpful resources that will encourage you to trust in the Lord. Continue reading You Can Trust God
If you are like me, you do not always talk about what you should, and you may not always trust as you should, and you may not always be a witness as we are called. But, does this mean we do not strive forward? Shall we not believe all of God’s word, regardless if false … Continue reading What is Our Boast, Our Trust, Our Witness?
“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved [context given to the professing Christian], we are God’s children now, and what we will … Continue reading Let God Be God: What Kind of Love
Interview by John Piper
A listener to the podcast writes in. “Pastor John, how can I trust the Bible if there have been so many add-ins, such as Mark 16:9–20 and John 7:53–8:11 and 1 John 5:7–8. If these verses have been added into the Bible, and should not have been, how do we know other things have not been added into the Bible as well?”
It seems today more than ever, opinions of mankind are absolutely everywhere we turn. Now, I could begin to set out on a discourse to rationalize our personal beliefs and then shine the spotlight of the Scriptures onto every single opinion being thrown around, especially regarding the current refugee crisis. But I am NOT going to do this.
Instead, I want to simply ask a few personal questions to every single reader, this of course to myself first, and these directed at those who profess to be Christians:
What is our true motives, as these stand bare before God, regarding our “need” and/or “compulsion” to share our opinions? Are we claiming a bold stance, either for or against, and in doing so disprove our “loving” stance as we slam other professing Christ-followers? Is the love, grace, patience that we boast about for person or people “XYZ” equally strong regarding person or people of “ABC” to whom we are so quick to “spout” out our opinions? Really, are we a people seeking our every word, deed and thought to glorify our God and to edify, sometimes ever so gently so as not to “break the bruised reed“? Continue reading “Thoughts and Our Personal Response to the Refugee Crisis, and Everything Else”
You can trust God. The Lord our God is faithful. The video below is an interview with our Senior Pastor. I pray many will be encouraged. Continue reading You Can Trust God
It seems like in this last hour in which we providentially find ourselves privileged to live and serve for the glory of God and His eternal purposes, there are many who are in great need, whether it be because of extreme poverty and persecution to living in the Western world and culture of the day. … Continue reading Trusting God
What ‘keys of life’ have we withheld from our God? F.B. Meyer’s writing from his book, The Christ-Life for The Self-Life, will greatly challenge you, as it did me, to examine yourself in regards to the areas of your life you may be holding back. The Lord desires and commands our full submission. May we … Continue reading Marred: So He Made It Again – Keys of Life – F.B. Meyer