Listen as Pastor Matt warns God’s people of a dangerous virus and gives biblical instruction concerning how to avoid its deadly effects.
Jesus condemned the religious elites of His day, but had compassion on the outcasts and untouchables. Why? Listen as Pastor Matt directs this encounter between a leper and the Lord. Indeed, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble!
When we are empty where do we look? When we are in despair to whom or to what do we turn? God intends for us to run to Him. It does not weary Him- it honors Him. It testifies of God’s enough-ness when turn to Him in times of need. So we shouldn’t be surprised […]
Is the path to glory a pathway marked by contention, jockeying for position, and grasping for power? The most exalted Person in the history of the world charted a different course. Listen as Brother Preston Fenoglio looks at Philippians 2:1-11 showing us that glory is the reward of loving sacrifice for the good of others.
It’s particularly troubling that people skim right over parting statements. Often the last thing we say is what we deem the most important not the least. Think also of the last words of a dying man as he utters his final labored pleas. Often he’ll attempt to bind his hearer with an oath that they […]
Do you ever struggle with gratitude? Or perhaps even with pride, wanting to hide it when someone has helped you in a time of need? Philippians was written by Paul, in part, as a thank you letter from Paul to the Philippians for their generous monetary gift to him while he was in prison. Listen […]
Immediately after saying in Philippians 3:12 that he has not yet been perfected Paul immediately includes himself as numbered with those who are perfect. Is this a contradiction in the Bible? Not at all! A paradox is a statement or group of statements that is/are seemingly contradictory or that goes against one’s natural intuition. Philippians […]
Have you ever heard a person say that God will not turn anyone away? James 4:6 says just the opposite; ‘God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.’ Put another way pride is grace repellant. So how can we recognize and eliminate pride? By regularly being transformed by the Scriptures one’s pride is […]