#1: The Revelation of Jesus Christ[Sermon]

Join Dave as he opens our Revelation series looking at Revelation 1:1-3.

Daily Bites Of God’s Word on 2 Corinthians 12:9

In part two of Daily Bites of God’s Word Andy discusses 2nd Corinthians 12:9 and helps us understand what this passage means and it's importance.

8 Bible Reading Habits to Establish as a Young Person

Start Now to Form Good Habits There were years when I didn’t read my Bible at all. Sometimes, I would do it on and off, a few days then stop, a few weeks then stop. Other times I would do it legalistically, thinking that I had to read a certain number of verses every...

The Meaning and Purpose of the Blessing of God

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, "What does it mean to bless God?” What you’ll hear in this episode The Lord Alone Is Deserving of Worship. Examples of How the Bible Speaks of Blessing. Benediction and Doxology. Blessing Is Linked to Creation,...

Faithful Unto Death

The book of Revelation begins with letters to seven churches in Asia. In many of these letters, we see an encouragement from the Lord to continue to be faithful even through persecution. In fact, Jesus tells the church in Smyrna, “Do not fear what you are about to...

Practice Hospitality, Especially during COVID-19

Important Truths to Remember Recently, after COVID-19 was declared a rapidly spreading pandemic ravaging every nation on earth, the President declared the US in a state of emergency, public schools shut down interminably, colleges abruptly released their students for...

The Gospel and the Christian Life

8 Bible Reading Habits to Establish as a Young Person

Start Now to Form Good Habits There were years when I didn’t read my Bible at all. Sometimes, I would do it on and off, a few days then stop, a few weeks then stop. Other times I would do it legalistically, thinking that I had to read a certain number of verses every...

Faithful Unto Death

The book of Revelation begins with letters to seven churches in Asia. In many of these letters, we see an encouragement from the Lord to continue to be faithful even through persecution. In fact, Jesus tells the church in Smyrna, “Do not fear what you are about to...

Practice Hospitality, Especially during COVID-19

Important Truths to Remember Recently, after COVID-19 was declared a rapidly spreading pandemic ravaging every nation on earth, the President declared the US in a state of emergency, public schools shut down interminably, colleges abruptly released their students for...

Being in Christ

Philippians 4:21–23, "21 Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet...

Discerning the Good

Discerning the Good

Philippians 4:8–9, “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 What you...

Thinking on What is Pure and Lovely in the Word of God

Thinking on What is Pure and Lovely in the Word of God

Philippians 4:8, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” I want us to think about why Paul is...

The Peace of God that Passes All Understanding

The Peace of God that Passes All Understanding

Philippians 4:6 ESV, “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ...

Christian Hope Changes Everything

Christian Hope Changes Everything

We Have Every Spiritual Blessing We who are rooted in Christ also have every spiritual blessing in him in the heavenly places (Eph. 1:3). We need not fear because we already have every blessing. Paul says in his letter to the Ephesians that before the world was even...

When It Feels Like Death Has Won

When It Feels Like Death Has Won

The past few weeks have been hard for our family. Death has struck a blow that seems too much to bear. My father-in-law passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, and we are still dealing with both shock and grief. Death feels so final, and such finality often proves to...

Joy with a Purpose

Joy with a Purpose

Philippians 4:4-5, “'Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand.' You don’t have to be a football fan to remember the Seahawks’ tragic loss in Super Bowl XLIX.  One can hardly imagine the...

A Disagreement Between Two Women

A Disagreement Between Two Women

Philippians 4:2-3, “I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord.  Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in...

Standing Firm in the Lord

Standing Firm in the Lord

Philippians 4:1, “Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.” Human beings bear a great deal of dignity by virtue of the fact that we are made in God’s image (Gen. 1:26–27). Yet the marring of this...

6 Tips for Reading Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion

6 Tips for Reading Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion

Some Guidance before Beginning It might seem a little silly to offer tips on how to read a book. Don’t you start reading the first page and keep going until you reach the end? Well, yes. And no! Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion requires some guidance, or...

Exchange Your Anxiety for Trust

Exchange Your Anxiety for Trust

"Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart." (Psalm 37:3-4) Emotions can go wrong in times of grief. This is the case with anger, but it’s often the case...

Kingdom Citizenship

Kingdom Citizenship

Philippians 3:20-21 ESV, “But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.” As Christians, we...

Christian Sufferer, Your Lord Is Near

Christian Sufferer, Your Lord Is Near

Christian Sufferer- Your Lord Is Near from Crossway on Vimeo. God Is Not Far When you’re suffering, you reach for comfort. You reach for hope. You reach for some reason to get up in the morning and fight again. You reach for something that won’t make your suffering...