Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him…We love because he first loved us. I John 4:8-9, 19 According to the culture, with many in our churches unknowingly or deceptively drawn into this, love is a feeling…our decisions, actions and relationships are dictated, guided and defined by emotions! According to God and His Word (Living in... Read More
October 17, 2023
Jesus is My Savior…But I’ll Be Lord!
“For not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself;for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s.” Romans 14:7-8 “For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus’ sake.” 2 Corinthians 4:5 Isn’t it interesting that Christ has all authority and is in authority over all things but He will not demand... Read More
October 12, 2023
After Grace…Then What?
Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:18-20 Christ has all authority because He is The Author (Creator). The Father has placed all authority... Read More
October 9, 2023
Grace…It’s Free! Got It?
“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Ephesians 2:8-10 “Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?” Luke 6:46 Christ’s sacrifice of grace(His free gift to all who believe) in salvation... Read More
October 2, 2023
Why Love & Lordship?
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect – 1 Peter 3:15 For far too long we have allowed the culture to define love and walked in their version of it. At the same time, Lordship (Authority) has become a taboo that we avoid at almost all costs…and yet, these are two of the greatest blessings we... Read More