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When we find ourselves in a place of hopelessness, only Jesus can restore our hope.
The ability that’s been within us all along often takes the longest time to reach its full potential.
When Jesus comes into our life and makes us new, we are compelled to action!
While at times we may be justified in praying, “Get ‘em!” we must never forget that Jesus stepped in and said, “No, get me!” Because we have been forgiven, we are able to forgive.
Our prayers shape our beliefs which shape our actions.
The Gospel includes the promise that one day God will end evil forever.
Praying for those who are suffering is one of the best ways the church can be a witness for Jesus.
The imprecatory psalms demonstrate that our path from hurt to healing must often travel through our hate.
We request justice from God because only God’s justice is perfect.
"Honest prayer honors God"
The Lord’s Supper helps us remember, celebrate, and proclaim the cross of Christ.
Baptism is a gift that celebrates the free grace offered through Jesus Christ.
Corporate worship on the weekend honors God, serves others, and can jumpstart our personal worship for the rest of the week.
When we live in shame, we deprive ourselves of intimacy with God and with people. Jesus’ love calls us to name our shame and allows us to come out of hiding!
We play the Blame Game everyday. The game is not in a box or in our phone. It's in us. We blame others when we need to forgive them or ourselves. See how Joseph in Genesis won the Blame Game - and we can as well.
When we live for the approval of man, we end up feeling even more empty than before. Because of the Cross, we have the opportunity to walk into God’s eternal approval!
Our value and significance isn't based on whether or not we perform well. Success or failure doesn't define our significance. Jesus does!
Whom we choose to follow makes all the difference.
Not all worry is bad. But if left unchecked worry can quickly move from helpful to harmful. Thankfully, God gives us some really practical advice for handling worry and anxiety.
Knowing about Jesus and knowing Jesus are related but not the same.
As a Christian, we have a divine power in us which enables us to shine like stars!
For us to have healthy, mature relationships with other people we must adopt the humble attitude of Christ.
Whatever season of life, whatever questions or challenges, rest in this truth: God isn’t done with you yet.
No situation is ever ideal. But we can use even the everyday, inefficient rhythms of our lives to help others become all that they were created to be.
When we fall into the trap of comparing ourselves with others, it leads us towards either pride or envy.
Blended family relationships can be difficult, but the blended family structure also gives us a perspective on the Gospel and the love of God.
Busting three of the most common marriage myths.
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
Jesus reigns, in love or judgment, over the whole world.
God shows His love for us in creating, providing, guiding, disciplining, and ultimately dying for us.
The whole story of the Bible shows that when it comes to our relationship with God, God always makes the first move.
Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. Our relationship should be organic, consistent, and productive so that others may see the image of Christ on our lives.
How narrow is the pathway to Heaven? Many things in life with try to sell us on hope for tomorrow, but Jesus promised hope for eternity. It is why He clearly said, "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life." Only those who believe and follow Christ's example will walk in the pathway to Heaven.
How does Jesus prepare us to face senseless suffering? We need to know the cultural water that we are swimming in, the cultural air we are breathing, and the way that it does not align with the truth.
God is always good! He is always loving! He is always kind, just, and trustworthy. God's nature does not change even when our circumstances do.
Jesus in the only door that allows us to enter into protection from our sin and community with believers.
We must choose whether we will walk in the light that Jesus offers or our own light.
Jesus came to supply our deepest needs.
For God, redemption is always worth the cost.
The Book of Ruth offers us a helpful formula – a pathway – for finding God’s good, pleasing, and perfect will.
As God works out the big details of history, He does not ignore your personal pain.
You can be bitter with God and still return to Him.
Don't let the messiness of the day steal your joy!
The scandal of Christmas is that Jesus was born to die.
If you’re naïve about your nativity, you’ll be naïve about your faith. If you’re naïve about Christ’s birth, you’ll be naïve about your burdens.
You’re not going to get yourself out of this mess—God will have to do it.
God loves us so much, even when we're unfaithful to Him, that He sent His Son to pay for our sins. Because of this, we can have relationship with our Creator.
All extraordinary prayer requires is that ordinary people believe in an extraordinary God.
To go the distance, you have to keep the destination in sight.
Where you will be a year from now won’t be determined by how well you plan for the future, but how faithful you are in the present.