Think you know the story of Jonah? Think again. It’s about more than a man and a big fish. The story of Jonah is a story of prejudice and fear and exclusion. In today’s message Dr. Drew Hart sheds new light on an old story.
The Scripture is clear: God desires to speak. He wants to speak to those who don’t know Him. He wants to speak to His children. The question is, “How do we know when it’s Him speaking?” Today’s message has some great insight.
When it comes to the things of God, and our sensitivity to His voice, you can never start too soon. In today’s teaching that lesson is front and center in the story of Eli, Hanna, and Samuel.
If we look at our lives, we see many areas where we need to make some changes. We try to find the problems and we try to fix them. The real problem is that we sometimes treat the symptoms and not the illness. Today’s message goes past the root and deals with the fruit.
Today’s messages give us some practical insights into how to approach God in prayer. He has given us an open invitation to enter the Throne of Grace, but we need to be mindful of who He is and who we are.
In a marching band being in unison is vital. That makes the drumline crucial. If we as believers are to march as one, we need to heed our drumline, and according to today’s message, that drumline is prayer.
Across the globe different cultures celebrate Christmas in varying ways. Each of us might think others a bit strange, but all of us could learn something from God’s perspective. He’s the One who knows how to celebrate His Son’s coming into the world.
Everyone wants to be heard and given the attentiveness that comes with it. Today’s message asks the question, “How do we get God’s attention.” Thankfully, the Bible doesn’t just ask the question, it provides the
Some of the most rewarding things in life require the discipline of waiting- something we all need to learn how to do. Today’s teaching reminds us of the many benefits we gain when we learn how to wait on the Lord.
Most people refer to it as the story of “The Prodigal Son.” In today’s message with my son Dr. Drew Hart, we see it from a very different perspective: “The Restoring Love Of God.”
Often when we read of the exploits of those God used in His Word, we think of them as supermen or super women. Even in our day and time as we see those who are making a real difference in the lives of others, we might ask ourselves, “Who am I?” and “What can I do? I’m just an ordinary person.” It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Using ordinary people is God’s specialty.
One of the amazing dynamics of God’s character is His incredible patience with us. Psalm 86:15 says it well: "But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness." The Bible is full of people who received second chances, and even third and fourth chances: Peter, Jonah, Mark, Samson, David, and others. And thankfully, you can add your name to the list.
We talk a lot about discipleship but don’t often make the connection between the word disciple and the word discipline. Be it children at home or adults at church, discipline is not popular, but it is often necessary. In today’s passage we find that disobedience calls for discipline. It did then, and it still does today.
What did Jesus mean when he said that He came not to bring peace, but sword? Does that sound radical? It does and it is. Dr. Andrew Hart takes a deep dive into these words of Christ and challenges us to do likewise.
There’s a truism that sheds light on situations where one might think that they “got away” with something: “Just because you didn’t hear the trap snap doesn’t mean you didn’t get caught!” Today passage shows clearly that disobedience has consequences.