November 3, 2019
The normal Christian life includes many trials and afflictions and these come despite God having made peace with us and we with Him. God’s peace does not leave us bereft of suffering and woe; His peace is ours despite suffering and woe.
March 24, 2019
The Scriptures teach us much about comforting those who are hurting. May we be vessels and voices of our Father’s mercy, comfort, and love to those sorely afflicted, suffering loss, or deeply pained within.
December 2, 2018
For those in Christ, we not only groan in the midst of sufferings inherent with this fallen world, we also groan for a coming Better Day. We groan for the culmination of our adoptions as God’s children. And we especially groan to be in the glorious presence of our Lord…
September 2, 2018
God calls us to trust in Him. Our response, when His word tells us to trust and obey, should be “Why not?”
April 15, 2018
Our sin was imputed to Christ who took it to the cross and His disease-free righteousness is imputed to us by faith. He saves us from sin and death and makes us forever well. Either by His wounds you are healed or you are not healed at all.
April 23, 2017
How could Jesus have joy heading to the cross? Because of what His suffering would accomplish–for His Father in heaven and likewise for us.
October 30, 2016
God’s discipline is rendered in love, is for our good, and will produce the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Hopefully our Lord’s discipline will bring us to a place of repentance and brokenness before Him.
October 23, 2016
When was the last time you went through a bunch of troubles and trials and tribulations and broke into your happy dance? Take joy in this: God is in control. God is good. And God loves you.
June 12, 2016
In this sermon guest Pastor Tom Keene looks at King David’s journal of despair in the Psalms. From this Pastor Tom gives a prescription for how to handle despair in our lives.
March 25, 2016
When Jesus was crucified, it was between two thieves. The question is, which one of these two thieves represents you–the one who dies mocking and rejecting Jesus or the one who initially mocked but then found eternal hope in Jesus dying next to him on the cross? Nothing matters more…