Sunday Message: The Focus of Our Energy

September 19, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 17:1-15 The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so. Acts 17:11 Sermon Main Idea: The Holy Spirit energizes the Church for doing God’s Work and seeking God’s Word.Continue reading “Sunday Message: The Focus of Our Energy”

Sunday Message: The Right Thing to Do with Our Rights

September 12, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 16:34-40 “But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us openly, uncondemned Romans, and have thrown us into prison. And now do they put us out secretly? No indeed! Let them come themselves and get us out.”“ Acts 16:37 Sermon Main Idea: The Church prioritizes Christian obedience over civicContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Right Thing to Do with Our Rights”

Sunday Message: The Point of Praise

September 5, 2021 Today’s Reading: Acts 16:19-34 “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.“ Acts 16:25 Sermon Main Idea: Praising God in persecution points people to Jesus. Text Notes: Serving God leads to suffering for God. (v.19-24) Suffering for God leads to praisingContinue reading “Sunday Message: The Point of Praise”

Deliverance and Safety

Saturday August 28, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 116 Because He has turned His ear to me, I will call out to Him as long as I live. Psalm 116:2 Reflection: A young infant knows not where it is or what it needs. It can barely behold the world that surrounds it. Its survival is dependentContinue reading “Deliverance and Safety”

God of the Living

Friday August 27, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 115 It is not the dead who praise the Lord, nor any of those descending into the silence of death. Psalm 115:17 Reflection: The LORD God is God of the living. He has given them life and sustains them for eternity. In return, the people have risen toContinue reading “God of the Living”

Tremble in His Presence!

Thursday August 26, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 114  Tremble, earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, Who turned the rock into a pool of water, the flint into a spring of water. Psalm 114:7-8 Reflection: Tremble at the Presence of the Almighty God, earth and heaven! Tremble, allContinue reading “Tremble in His Presence!”

Praising God

Wednesday August 25, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 113  Let the name of the Lord be praised both now and forever.  Psalm 113:2 Reflection: Praise is something that should never be given lightly. It is something that is earned. It is something that is given rightly only if it is deserved. The psalmist shows how toContinue reading “Praising God”

Delight in God

Monday August 23, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 111 The Lord’s works are great, studied by all who delight in them. Psalm 111:2 Reflection: All that the LORD does is truly great. From the delicate touches He designs on the smallest of Creation to the grandest displays of His mighty Hand, God’s works invoke wonder ofContinue reading “Delight in God”

His Strength in Our Weakness

Saturday August 21, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 109:20-31 For I am poor and needy; my heart is wounded within me.  Psalm 109:22 Reflection: It is only in seeing our own neediness that we are able to seek the LORD’s strength. It is only by the knowledge of our own emptiness that we are able toContinue reading “His Strength in Our Weakness”

Loving our Enemies

Friday August 20, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 109:1-19 In return for my love they accuse me, but I continue to pray. Psalm 109:4 Reflection: In this psalm is the echo of the Savior’s great love displayed on the road to Calvary, His great love which knew no bounds, but was met with scorn. As JesusContinue reading “Loving our Enemies”