June 20, 2021
“Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what He wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure.” (NLT)
June 13, 2021
When Scriptures are twisted or superseded with alleged extra-biblical revelations, the results are never good. They create false gospels and those lead straight to hell.
June 6, 2021
Propitiation is a potent word which means a sacrifice of atonement for our sins. It’s the total extinguishing of God’s fiery wrath against our sinful selves, achieved by our Holy God through the sacrifice of His Son who absorbed the wrath we deserved.
May 30, 2021
What might it take for us to regain the deep sense of love and trust shared by our ancestors in the faith? How might we once again bask in the rich blessing of having fellow sojourners walking with us through thick and thin? What might God need to do to bring it about?
May 9, 2021
Mary holds a dear place in our hearts for good reason–she’s the quintessential Mother who gave birth to Christ our Lord. From manger to cross to empty tomb, she was there.
May 2, 2021
The waters of Baptism and the Bread & Cup point to, illuminate, even dramatize the powerful and beautiful and incredible and joyfully unspeakable redemption purchased for us by Almighty God through Jesus Christ our Lord!
April 25, 2021
Timothy will need courage to not only carry out his leadership duties to the church but face the opposition and persecution that’s coming his way. History records he rises to the occasion as he eventually faces his own martyrdom.
April 18, 2021
This is the Messiah, the Righteous One, the One who bore our sin, died in our place, rose from the dead, ascended on high, sent His Holy Spirit to dwell within us, Him who rules & reigns from that very throne, prays for us unworthy ones, and has promised to return to raise the dead and consummate His Kingdom.
April 11, 2021
With Jesus’ words there is an implicit summons, a call to action, and that exhortation is, no longer conceal where you stand with your Divine Rescuer. Come out of the shadows and acknowledge Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord!
April 6, 2021
Jack passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence in Heath. He was born March 22, 1935 in Athens, the son of the late Gerson Dale and Ruth (Cox) Gorham. He was a graduate of Athens H.S., class of 1953, and was a professional jazz musician for a large portion of his life. […]