Joy is Up Ahead!

Joy is Up Ahead!

1 Peter 1:6 “So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while.” So many of us have been going through lately. I see the fatigue on many faces. People look like they just need hugs! It’s the end of the...
But the Church was Praying

But the Church was Praying

Acts 12:5, 7 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him up. ‘Quick, get up!’ he said, and the chains fell off Peter’s...
Faith May Falter but Won’t Fail

Faith May Falter but Won’t Fail

Luke 22:31-32 “Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen your brothers.” Even the strongest believers can get...
How Much Do You Love Jesus?

How Much Do You Love Jesus?

John 21:17  A third time he asked him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” Peter was hurt that Jesus asked the question a third time. He said, “Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Then feed my sheep.” The word love has been watered down...
Who can get in your face?

Who can get in your face?

Galatians 2:11 But when Peter came to Antioch, I had to oppose him to his face, for what he did was very wrong. The other week Coach Rick Carlyle got into a heated exchange with Rajon Rondo of the Dallas Mavericks. It was so heated that Rondo was suspended a game....