Posts with the tag “jesus”

Sunday Preview: God With Us
by Matthew Allen on December 23rd, 2023
On Sunday, we will focus on God's greatest desire: to be in a relationship with us. This desire was so profound that He sent His Son to live among us and become our atonement for sin.   Read More
Friday First - Why We Love the Church
by Matthew Allen on March 17th, 2023
How should we regard the church of our Lord? Why should we hold it in high regard? For some, it has become popular to engage in criticism of the church. And by the way, every generation in the church criticizes the other. And while there are perspectives and attitudes that need to change, we need to be very careful. Impressions are being made on young hearts. Let’s hold each other accountable in making the needed changes in a positive and encouraging way.  Read More
Friday First - Victorious Light
by Matthew Allen on December 3rd, 2021
John 1.1-18 declares that the word has become flesh. He has come into a dark world and is the light of the world. The time of guessing and groping is over. Days of doubt and uncertainty are finished. The pathway of darkness has become light and the way has become clear. On Sunday, we will examine John 1.1-5 and discover how light is victorious over darkness and why you can rest your soul on this fact.  Read More
Jesus' Greatest Wish
by Cain Atkinson on October 23rd, 2020
I once had a hard conversation with someone about a wrong direction they were going in life. I was trying to tell the person what they were doing wasn’t right. This person turned to me and said—“I just think God would want me to be happy.”  We’ve all heard this response at one point or another… and while my knee-jerk reaction was to say that they were dead wrong and become argumentative… I gave so...  Read More