Daily Devotion: No Fear

“The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified’” (Matthew 28:5).

Let us listen to the angel’s sermon. It is a spiritual thing. “Do not be afraid.” This is the very genius of our risen Savior’s gospel. You who would be saved, you […]

Daily Devotion: Paradise Now

“Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom’ Jesus answered him, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise’” (Luke 23:42-43).

The crucified thief shared our way of thinking. “Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.” No telling when that might be or when he thought […]

A Note from the Pastor: Fight on Our Knees

The Lord tells us, “Say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move” (Matthew 17:20). There comes a time when you need to quit talking to God about the mountain in your life and start talking to the mountain about your God. Proclaim His power, affirm His faithfulness, stand on His […]

Daily Devotion: Merry Easter?

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?’” (John 11: 25-26).

Somehow we just don’t make the same boisterous fun of Holy Week that we do of […]

Worship Moment of the Week: Living the Risen Way

Living the “Risen Way” is hard! What Jesus did on the cross, how He defeated death and rose from the grave, has set the standard for our Christian living. His resurrection is our launching pad! So let’s get out there and bring the good news to ALL nations! If it were as simple as going […]

Considering Soul Care: Prayer Phrases

The best way to practice self-soul care is to have an active prayer life.Distractions from intentional prayer are a given in this chaotic world. But there are simple ways to focus your attention while shedding those deterrents.

In preparation for your prayer time, choose a word or phrase from the list below that resonates with you, or […]

Daily Devotion: Never to be Hung Up Again

“With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last. The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom” (Mark 15: 37-38).

In actual historical fact, the glorious veil of the temple has been rent. As a matter of spiritual fact, the separating legal ordinance is abolished. For believers, the veil is not rolled […]

Daily Devotion: The Strangest Story of All

“Seeing what was to come, he spoke of the resurrection of the Messiah, that he was not abandoned to the realm of the dead, nor did his body see decay. God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of it. Exalted to the right hand of God, he has received from […]

Daily Devotion: See Yourself Correctly

“You who have been borne by Me from birth and have been carried from the womb; even to your old age I will be the same, and even to your graying years I will bear you! I have done it, and I will carry you; and I will bear you and I will deliver you” […]

Daily Devotion: Turning

“The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: ‘Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.’ 62 And he went outside and wept bitterly” Luke 22:61-62).

Every person at some time in his life has fallen. And who of us can fail […]