The example of the Bereans shows us how to read the Bible: by our posture and our practice, for its purpose and its power.
The Word of Life makes friends who come and friends who go and show Jesus.
"There's nothing more than the gospel, there's just more of the gospel."
As we approach the Word of God it's often more about what we do it than what it does to us.
In the last days, the Word reveals our misdirected self-love and Christ's self-giving love
The story of two men: one whose words wage war and the other whose words bring peace.
Continuing the series on the Word of Life, we see how the Word multiplies by our saying, our sharing, and our suffering.
The Gospel message is that Jesus saves sinners. The Gospel saves from, to, in, by, through, and for.
The Word of Life drives out the fears we believe by filling us with a Spirit of power, love, and self-control.
We start a new series on the Word of Life, learning to see how the Bible is a book that gives grace to us.
In the finale to the Songs of Summer series, we discover four principles of a Biblical approach to work.
Although we can never ascend to the holy hill of God's presence, Jesus has come down from heaven to make us friends with God.
By considering an imprecatory psalm (one that calls down curses against enemies) we discover how Jesus turns a curse against us into a blessing for us.
Continuing our Songs of Summer series, we consider how meek faith in Jesus is the only true antidote to fretfulness.
"Our soul waits for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name. Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you."
"Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand.You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory."
"Although we are weeping, Lord help us keep sowing/ the seeds of your Kingdom for the day we will reap them."
The Gospel isn't news that there will be no trouble in our lives. It is the news that God is with us in our trouble.
"Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers and sisters dwell in unity."
Psalm 13 teaches us it's okay to sing sad songs of lament and how those songs can lead us to love.