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”

Look Up!

Wednesday September 1, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 119:33-64 Turn my eyes from looking at what is worthless; give me life in Your ways. Psalm 119:37 Reflection: This prayer echoes the words of Jesus that implore His people to store up for themselves heavenly treasures which moth and rust cannot destroy. Even the most precious metalsContinue reading “Look Up!”

God’s Law

Tuesday August 31, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 119:1-32 Your decrees are my delight and my counselors. Psalm 119:24 Reflection: Through the Law, the LORD brings both joy and guidance to His people. God’s decrees are our delight. His Law refreshes the soul, washing over the weary spirit with new, heavenly perspective to help the believerContinue reading “God’s Law”

God’s Faithfulness

Monday August 30, 2021 Today’s Reading: Psalm 118 Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 118:1 Reflection: God’s faithfulness quells all fear. What evil can humans inflict which the Lord cannot undo? What can anyone take from God’s people that the Lord cannot replenish? The psalmist isContinue reading “God’s Faithfulness”

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”