Are you like me and some times feel weak, & ineffectual? We are not alone. On one occasion the disciples failed in casing out a demon, and they asked Jesus why. His response was both a rebuke and an encouragement. Matthew 17:20 “Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if […]
John the Baptist was as great a man as any who had ever been born before him, but the LEAST in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he. What a dramatic change! And beginning with the days of John the Baptist the Kingdom began suffering violence and violent men were taking it by force. […]
Jesus stood against the lust of the flesh in temptation 1. Now in temptation 2 we see Satan test the ‘pride of life. Satan’s reasoning went something like this, ‘You believe you that your Father could keep you alive even if you never ate again? Ok, prove your faith in the Father. I am not […]
How was the Gospel of Christ, and particularly the miracle of the resurrection, presented by believers in the 1st Century Church? We don’t have to guess; it is recorded for us throughout the epistles and in the book of Acts. Listen as Pastor Matt unpacks 1 Cor. 15:1-9 to show how that the concept of […]
Last week we saw the dangers of grumbling and disputing. Israel was brought out of Egypt only to fall in the wilderness because of their lack of faith; ‘they are not all Israel who are descended from Israel’ (Rom. 9:6)! Likewise, many are in the church masquerading as Christians when they lack saving faith. Grumbling […]
Faith is not an abstract idea. It has solid intellectual content, and true faith necessitates that we believe something so strongly that it changes our actions. Listen as Pastor David Province exhorts us from Hebrews 11 to believe the promises of God.