Messages on Psalms
God is listening, but do we take time to speak? God is still speaking, but do we take time to listen? This time of isolation is a perfect time to practice our spiritual discipline of prayer; speaking AND listening. What does God want to tell you during this season?
Hearing the experience of those on short-term or long-term missions whose lives have been dramatically changes and shaped in new ways can help us grow closer to God and in turn, we become more missional.
Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 Regrets can be an instrument of God’s grace and learning that God’s presence never leaves us can bring us strength to empathize with others, forgive sooner, and live more fully. We all have regrets, both for the things we missed doing but should have done and those things we know we shouldn’t have done and now we have regrets for doing. Sometimes our actions have hurt others. “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing…
This is Western Sunday and as we have fun doing something, a bit different than normal we can draw attention from the lyrics of Country Western songs and their authentic perspective of life and hope in the human condition. Then, we can see the authenticity of a God incarnated in Jesus who comes from humble beginnings to deal with the reality of our lives.
Hymn Sing Sunday – Psalm 96 1-4a, 11-13 Worship, including worship through music pleases God. The closer we get to the truth of God’s grace and salvation, the beauty of God is revealed and more worship will well up within you. It begins with a conscious act of will and sacrifice to serve God and in this sense, worship is a verb. Word, music, service, humility – all lead us closer to God and into more worship. Throughout the Bible…
When we finally realize just how small we are and how big God is, we can experience authentic worship.
Lent is an opportunity to give space for God to renew your faith and your walk with God.
An on-going relationship builds a passion to continue the relationship. To love God is to Love prayer.
We are made to be in prayer with God and only when we are in prayer can we be fully in relationship with God.
To be a healthy believer and strong in faith, one must be deep in scripture.
Where have you chosen to live in the City of God? How has it changed you?
God’s call is persistent and our call to him should also be persistent.