Tag «God»

Worship is…

Praise is really the chief object of all public acts of worship. We all need to examine ourselves at this point. We must remember that the primary purpose of worship is to give praise and thanksgiving to God. Worship should be of the mind and of the heart. It does not merely mean repeating certain …

The Healthy Church

There should be some non-negotiables on which you must never compromise. In particular, make certain that the church is committed to: The Bible as the fully inspired, inerrant, infallible and authoritative Word of God. That God is exalted as holy, sovereign and all-wise. That salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone. …

If God Is Good, Why Do I Suffer?

The Classic Collection with R.C. Sproul The Bible tells us that God is all-powerful and altogether good. Yet as we look around our world, we see so much suffering, pain, and evil. How can this be? Why does God permit suffering? In this message, Dr. Sproul examines this age-old question and comforts us that, for …

Therefore, Choose?

Men are choosing every day the spiritual or earthly. And as we choose we are taking our place unconsciously with the friends of Christ or the world. It is not merely what we say; it is what we prefer. When Solomon made his great choice at Gibeon, God said to him, Because this was in …

But God!

What else do we really need? What else is He trying to make us understand? The religion of the Bible is wholly supernatural. The one resource of faith has always been the living God, and Him alone. The children of Israel were utterly dependent upon Jehovah as they marched through the wilderness. The one reason …

Call Out To God

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!You have relieved me in my distress;Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.2 O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach?How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.3 But know that the LORD has set apart …

What is Peace?

It depends on what kind of peace you’re talking about, world peace, inner peace or peace with man. Then you have the Old Testament peace shalom. How about. “if the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility,” kind of peace? What peace are we talking about here? I would like to talk …

What is Mercy?

I continue to think things through this week. What is mercy? In these verses in Ephesians 2 we find not only God’s mercy, but His grace and love too! Love, Mercy and Grace! Three beautiful words! Just Thinking! But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 …

…it’s a beautiful thing!

The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Psalm 19:1 We all come from a different place.There might be different colors to your face.But we’re all part of this human race,It’s a beautiful thing!It’s a beautiful thing! When we look up we see the stars and …

Work Out Your Salvation!

What does it mean to work out your salvation? What it doesn’t mean is to gain your salvation! Let’s take a closer look… Paul writes… So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and …