Sunday Message: Human Advice vs. God’s Direction

November 21, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 21:1-14 13 Then Paul answered, “What do you mean by weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” 14 So when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, “The will ofContinue reading “Sunday Message: Human Advice vs. God’s Direction”

Sunday Message: The Motivation for Ministry

November 14, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 20:17-38 Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.  Acts 20:28 Sermon Main Idea: THE CHURCH’S MOTIVATION IS NOT WHAT WE CAN GET, BUT WHATContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Motivation for Ministry”

Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible

November 7, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 20:1-6 And when the Jews plotted against him as he was about to sail to Syria, he decided to return through Macedonia. Acts 20:3 Sermon Main Idea: The Church adapts its PLANS to fit God’s PLAN. Text Notes: Paul’s THWARTED plans go according to God’s PLAN. (v.1-6) God’s powerContinue reading “Sunday Message: Firmly Flexible”

Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos

October 31, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:21-41 Meanwhile, some were shouting one thing and some another, because the assembly was in confusion, and most of them did not know why they had come together.  Acts 19:32 Sermon Main Idea: Keep CALM for God is in CONTROL. Text Notes: Ephesus ERUPTS over the Gospel. (v.23-29) PaulContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Christian Response to Chaos”

Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient

October 24, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:11-20 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” Acts 19:15 Sermon Main Idea: SERVICE to Christ requires SURRENDER to Christ. There is no substitute. Text Notes: God uses UNUSUAL means to meet people with His mercy. (v.11-12)Continue reading “Sunday Message: The Irreplaceable Ingredient”

Sunday Message: But Wait, There’s More!

October 17, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 19:1-10 Then Paul said, “John indeed baptized with a baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on Him who would come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.” Acts 19:4 Sermon Main Idea: The Church seeks to KNOW God fully as REVEALED in Jesus Christ.Continue reading “Sunday Message: But Wait, There’s More!”

Sunday Message: Taken Aside

October 10, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 18:18-28 After spending some time in Antioch, Paul set out from there and traveled from place to place throughout the region of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples. Acts 18:23 Sermon Main Idea: God receives His people to lead His people. Text Notes: Ending with praise and beginningContinue reading “Sunday Message: Taken Aside”

Sunday Message: What the Church Needs

October 3, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 18:1-17  Now the Lord spoke to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak, and do not keep silent; for I am with you, and no one will attack you to hurt you; for I have many people in this city.” have many peopleContinue reading “Sunday Message: What the Church Needs”

Freedom in Jesus

Thursday, September 30, 2021 Today’s Reading: Galatians 5:1-15 Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage. Galatians 5:1 Reflection: Imagine that you have a friend that needs to travel overseas for a very important family occasion, but he doesContinue reading “Freedom in Jesus”

Highest Praise

Wednesday, September 28, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 146 Hallelujah! My soul, praise the Lord. Psalm 146:1 Reflection: This is a psalm which begins and ends in praise, the highest praise that can be uttered to the LORD. The word “hallelujah” means “praise God.” It is a declaration of praise that the psalmist utters to theContinue reading “Highest Praise”