Obligated by Unity (Romans 6:1-11)

Do You Look Saved? Are You Really? Part 3: Obligated by Unity Romans 6:1-11 God’s pardon does not give us permission to live in sin. Make no mistake, sin causes death. And since we have been rescued from death, and set free from slavery to sin, we must walk in righteousness, in newness of life. […]

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Jonah 4 Jonah had zero love for the people of Nineveh, preached bitterly, and angrily awaited God’s fiery judgment on the city and its people. Despite all this, they repented! How amazing it is that God used the utterly self-centered Jonah to bring salvation to the people of Nineveh? Jonah is a picture of Jesus. […]

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We sang “there is sunshine in my soul today” and that is true no matter the storms that surround us. We draw closer to the one who guards our souls, who is greater than our pain. Mercy Me sings, “Bring the Rain.” If Christ will receive more glory in our lives in the midst of […]

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Coping with Conflict (Acts 15:1-5)

“Men came down from Judea…” The church at Antioch was one church where Jews and Gentiles were together and in harmony, and they prospered. The devil hates unity and growth, and he sends dissension from Jerusalem. The Pharisees showed up declaring salvation only for those who would be circumcised and follow the laws of Moses. […]

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Spiritual Battle for Souls (Acts 13:44-52)

God Initiates – brings people together – brings the desire for His Word In the battle for winning souls, God is the one who always starts it. He brought these people together — only one synagogue and half the city was there! Every single one was drawn by God. Some to hear and believe, some […]

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The Process for Progress (Acts 13:1-5)

Just like God was with Peter to the Jews, so also has God called Saul to bring the gospel to the Gentiles. Acts 13 is the transition point in our story. We begin in the city of Antioch, in a church that is well established and growing. Barnabas, Simeon, Lucius, Manaen, and Saul were the […]

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Church Unity (1 Corinthians 12:12-31)

When one member of the body isn’t functioning as it should, the whole body is affected. When mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy! If you are a believer, you are part of the one body of Christ. Not just the independent, Bible believing, tithe giving, missionary sending, Baptists, but all believers in the Lord Jesus. […]

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Would You Be a Target (Acts 12:1-5)

The first section of Acts is ending, the focus on Peter will soon shift to Paul. We won’t see much more of him, but be sure that wherever he was, he was stirring up the cities with his big mouth! A big mouth filled with the gospel! The Tyrant Terrible Timely Herod the Great and […]

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