Have you ever wondered what God is like? He is invisible to our eye, so how can we know Him? Let's turn to the Old Testament Prophet Micah who paints a beautiful picture of God and teaches us how we can learn more about Him.
To the world, you may be just a name on a computer, or a printout, or a number in a phonebook. But to God, you are valuable. You are His creation and precious in His sight. God has great plans for your life - to bring you to Himself, to change you and transform you.
Most of us live our lives trying to do the right thing and be the best person we can be. Isn't that what God wants us to do? Won't we surely be rewarded by Him for our good deeds? In this week's parable, we will hear how our spiritual resumes are worthless before God, and what it will take to enter the kingdom of God.
How is your spiritual health these days? Is it good? Full of vitality? We are going to look at what Jesus has to say about keeping it in good shape in our parable for today.
In the Parable of the Rich Fool, Jesus warns against storing up treasures for ourselves. On the day our life is demanded of us, all our earthly riches will no longer be irrelevant. Titles will no longer impress. It won't matter what cars sat in our garage. What will matter is if we have a real life with God. Let's learn what does it mean to be "rich toward God."
Sometimes when we look at the world with all its problems and darkness, it seems like evil is winning. The score is 12 to 0 and all is lost. But Jesus tells us to not let the scoreboard fool us. In response to this kind of discouragement, Jesus offers a reassuring pep talk in some parables about the kingdom of God
Christ the King Sunday in the Christian Church is much more than a simple phrase to title the day. Join us as we learn a lesson from a thief on the cross about the reason we call Jesus our King.
Who is Jesus to you? How much do you really know about Him?
Have you ever heard the saying, The older I get, the less I know? Just when we think we've learned all the answers, someone changes the questions. Life, it seems, is full of the unknown. But happily, St. John has some wonderful things we can know with certainty. Let's learn what they are in the last study of our "Deeper" series.
Have you ever been written off as a hopeless cause by people around you or even by yourself? Have you ever written someone else off as a lost cause? If so, I'm glad you're listening in because our story for today has something for you and me to take to heart.
Did you know that what we believe about our future controls how we experience our present? We are irreducibly hope-based creatures. What is your outlook on the future these days? Is it hopeful? Is it based on a solid foundation? Today's Bible text is about having a hopeful future.
We all experience second thoughts from time to time. It's not unusual to occasionally doubt our beliefs and decisions. But have you ever had second thoughts about Jesus? Let's learn from a man in our message what we should do when doubting and fear happens.
Max Lucado once said, "God loves you just the way you are, but He refuses to leave you that way." While we can't change human nature, God can change us through His Son, Jesus Christ; Let's learn how He does it.
What is your God story? Dare you believe that if you share it with others, God can help them fall in with Christ too?
"See is believing" is an adage many of us have heard before. However, "believing is seeing" more aptly describes the man in our story today. It is about a blind man who has better vision than those around him with 20/20 eyesight.