We’re “Heirs Of God’s Kingdom.” Let’s Walk The Walk – Not Just Talk The Talk!

The gospel is to be believed - and it is to be lived. We are to hear the word of God - and we are to do the word of God. This is the message of the letter of James. We are to be practical Christians, men and women who live for Christ in our …

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The Kingdom Of God: Acts

Jesus preached the kingdom of God. His apostles preached the kingdom of God. In moving from Jesus' preaching in the Gospels to the apostles' preaching in Acts, we're not really moving away from Jesus at all. Luke, the author of Acts, describes his Gospel as an account of "all that Jesus began to do and …

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How are we to move beyond appreciating the beauty of nature to living the life of holiness?

Psalm 19:1-14 The glory of God in creation - general revelation The glory of God in Christ - special revelation The link between the two is the glory of God, shining through the written Word of God. Creation shows us the greatness of God's power. Christ shows us the greatness of God's love. In creation, …

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Some live to a ripe old age. Others die young. What, Lord, are we to make of this?

Some live to a ripe old age. Others die young. What are we to make of this? What, Lord, are You saying to us about this? We read what the Psalmist says, “My life span is nothing compared with Yours” (Psalm 39:5). Help us, Lord, to think about the quality of our living – “How …

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Lord, You’re calling us to choose the life of fruitful service …

Lord, You’re calling us to choose the life of fruitful service – “gold, silver, precious stones”. You’re calling us to leave behind the unfruitful life – “wood, hay, straw” (1 Corinthians 3:12-15). Help us to hear and answer Your call: “Rise up, O Church of God. Have done with lesser things. Give heart and soul …

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