In this series Pastor Matt explains how to conquer sinful anger by meditating on the truths of the Gospel. This lecture focuses on how understanding who God is as Sustainer leads to the fruit of the spirit being manifested in our lives despite our circumstances.
Did you know that God often accomplishes His purposes for your life, wonderful, amazing purposes, by leading you down paths you do not want to travel, to destinations where you don’t want to be, for quantities of time that you do not want to spend there? He even sent Joseph, Mary, and Jesus to Egypt; […]
How would you like to live a life that is characterized by constant rejoicing, peace, and thanksgiving? Sounds nice, huh? The truth that it takes to ground such a sublime existence is found in I Thessalonians 5:15-18. Listen as Pastor Matt presents a simple truth that has life altering impact when believed.
Sometimes we pray for things, and the answer comes in unexpected, even undesirable ways. Such was the case with Habakkuk. He had prayed for the end of worship to false gods in Israel. How did God answer? By sending the Babylonians to conquer the nation! To say the least, that is not what Habakkuk had […]
Listen as Pastor Matt surveys the entire book of Ruth highlighting four truths: 1) There will be times of bitter providence 2) When those times come we must go back to God’s promises 3) Even in times of seemingly trivial faithfulness God is doing far good more than we realize 4) Ultimately everything is working […]
One of the great challenges that the Christian will encounter is the reality of unanswered prayers. On what should we concentrate during those times? How do we process difficult providences especially when we have labored in prayer, trusting God to work things out according to our prayers…..but then he doesn’t. Listen as Pastor Matt examines […]