Jesus once said, â€œDo not lay up treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and thieves break in and steal, but lay up treasures in heaven.â€ Is it wrong, then, to have a nice house or money in the bank? Join us this week as study the meaning of Jesusâ€™ teaching in the next message of our â€œWhat Jesus Saysâ€ series: â€œAbout Priorities.â€
What is your most valuable possession? Jesus told His disciples about a treasure that is worth more than anything else - so valuable that those who seek it will sell everything they own to possess it. Let's learn more about that in this week's message.
Some people say the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ is foolishness. Others say God is dead. Still others say, the value of God is dead. But the message of Jesus Christ and the love of God is the hope upon which the Christian stakes his life. Let's talk about that more.
Over the centuries, Christians have wondered what to do with Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the Protestant Church, she has been somewhat passed over. Yet something important can be learned from her experiences with God. Let's consider Mary's example to "Present Yourself Available" in our series, Ready or Not, Here I Come.
What is the secret of true happiness? Perhaps it is to accomplish a huge dream, yet afterward you discover afterward you still are not really happy. In this weekâ€™s message, we are going to look at Psalm 16 and discuss true joy with eternal pleasures and how to avoid temptations along with way.
Have you ever gone through a time in your life so difficult that you wondered where God was or why He did not respond to your urgent prayers? If so, join us as we explore the connection between faith and suffering.
Have you ever wondered about your spiritual faith being wimpy or weak, or worried that it is inept? When Jesus taught about the kingdom of God, He compared it to a mustard seed, a very small seed that grows to be a large plant. Let's learn more about the Parable of the Mustard Seed and how it relates to faith.
A great author of long ago wrote, "A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” How true it is! The human heart possesses a deep longing for friendship. We need someone who understands us, knows us through and through and likes us anyway. The good news for the day is you do! You really do! You have the best friend of all in Jesus Christ.
Do you ever wonder what God is up to in the 21st century? Jesus' birth embodied God coming down to where we are to be with us as we are - God forever with us. He is our Wonderful Counselor. Let's learn more about what that means.
In any endeavor in life, if we do not keep our aim on a goal, we can easily drift far from our trajectory. This is a truth that affects all humans from before Jesus' day to now. Let's look at a song to help us, as Christians, stay focused in our mission and anchored to our purpose.
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.
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.
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.
In the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville recorded his famous "Observations of America" in which he noted a strange melancholy that haunts the inhabitants in their abundance. "Americans, believe prosperity could quench their yearning need for happiness." This is still a popular belief in the 21st century, for if not abundance, then what?
Billy Graham once said, "If you were the only person who ever lived in this world, Jesus went to the cross for you, to pay for your sins." You are more loved than you dared hope. How do we know? Just look at the cross. ``