Daily Devotional: The Hands of God

“… the God of Israel, who with his hands has fulfilled what he promised” (2 Chronicles 6:4).

There are people afraid to put their spirit and life in the hands of God. Some are scared because they’re not sure what God might have them do or what He might ask them to give up. Others won’t […]

Daily Devotional: The Rock

“… there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God” (1Samuel 2:2).

Jesus Christ is the Rock on which we build if we are Christians; the other man built his house on the sand—shifting inclinations, short-lived desires, fleeting aims, varying judgments of men, the trends of the day in morality, the changing […]

Daily Devotional: Expectations

“What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?” (Matthew 16:26).

The Biblical word for self-control is “exousia,” which is supernatural self-control. It is not something we can simply conjure up; it is a fruit of the Spirit. There […]

Daily Devotional: The Cords of Love

“From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life” (Matthew 16:21).

The “time” referred […]

A Note from the Pastor: Living a Legacy [1m read time]

Block by block, board by board, the new building is designed for one thing: Life. Jesus said in John 10:10, “…I have come that you would have life, and have it more abundantly.” Never underestimate the value of construction. With just two pieces of wood in the shape of a cross, Jesus built a bridge […]

Daily Devotional: God’s Awesomeness

“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and[a] knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out!” (Romans 11:33).

Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary lists 470,000 words. And it is a solemn and beautiful thought that in our worship of God there sometimes rush up from the depths of our souls feelings […]

Worship Moment of the Week: Your Red Sea Parting [2m read time]

God’s parting of the Red Sea was His single greatest act in delivering His people in the Old Testament days. He provided the physical act of salvation for the Israelites by removing them from their physical bondage of slavery from the Egyptians. The Red Sea parting is the same promise He has for me, and […]

Daily Devotional: A Defining Moment

“ Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. But even if he […]

Daily Devotional: Divine and Human Sorrow

“Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins… Against you, and you alone, have I sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight” (Psalm 51: 1,4).

It is important to distinguish between two kinds of sorrow for sin. The […]

Daily Devotional: Gourmet Food

“Search for the LORD and for his strength; continually seek him” (1 chronicles 16:11).

Pastor Ben Patterson confesses to a very foolish succumbing to temptation. After missing lunch one day, he was on his way to dinner at a friend’s house when he saw a fast-food restaurant specializing in hot dogs. To tide him over till […]