Posts with the tag “hope”

How Important is Hope?
by Matthew Allen on May 13th, 2024
It was Paul who said, For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? Romans 8:24.  Read More
Sunday Preview: Eternal Glory
by Matthew Allen on February 16th, 2024
The weight of glory, as described in 2 Corinthians 5.1-5, is the promise of a new, imperishable body—an eternal dwelling that surpasses our current mortal state. Paul's longing to be with Christ underscores the ultimate hope that awaits believers, whether in life or death.  Read More
Sunday Preview: Set Your Hope
by Matthew Allen on February 10th, 2024
Regardless of the storms that may loom on the horizon, we can stand firm in hope, bringing glory to God.   Read More
God is Faithful
by Matthew Allen on October 30th, 2023
Remember, if God is concerned with birds, flowers, and grass, Matthew 6.25-34, He most certainly is concerned about you. He is so concerned about you that He knows the number of hairs on your head, Matthew 10.20.   Read More
Embracing God's Unfailing Love: From Brokenness to Redemption
by Matthew Allen on July 29th, 2023
God's love not only saves broken people but also utilizes them to accomplish His purposes. By doing so, He demonstrates that true power lies in Him, not in human strength.   Read More
Friday First: When It Doesn't Work Out
by Matthew Allen on July 28th, 2023
Sin disrupts all aspects of our lives, but in Christ, we are united as one family, supporting and caring for each other. Regardless of our individual journeys, we find solace in being connected through our faith in Christ. As we move forward, let us embrace God's plan for our lives, find healing in His love, and trust in His faithfulness.  Read More
What Lies Ahead for Us?
by Cain Atkinson on August 7th, 2020
Well...what lies ahead for us?“Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”Th...  Read More
Not Intimidated by Change
by Matthew Allen on July 18th, 2020
Very often, conditions and circumstances will lead us outside of our comfort zone. It is during these times we’ll need to stretch ourselves. We’ll need to be willing to forego some of our habits and traditions. We’ll need to be understanding when we are forced to do some things that may not be optimal … but are absolutely vital.   Read More
Does Joy Characterize Your Life?
by Matthew Allen on June 27th, 2020
There is no problem in your life that can overpower the purposes of God on your behalf. While your present circumstances may be less than desirable, you can learn to trust God with deep and abiding confidence. Poor circumstances are just temporary. In time, everything in your life will be brought to good.  Read More