SABBATHREST

Paul told the Hebrew people, “There remaineth therefore a (Sabbath) rest to the people of God.”  In today’s religious culture the day Jesus said He was Lord of (Mat 12:8; Mar 2:28; Luk 6:5) has been replaced with a Sunday rest, an institution made by...

GRACE –

In Grace + and Grace + II we learned that grace is the free unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.  Indeed, every blessing, from love to law, from repentance to rest, from truth to trust, from health to hope,...

GRACE + II

For the past two weeks for FIRST LIGHT (at 7:00 a.m. Sun, Tue, & Thur.) and AT REST (Mon, and Fri. at 7;00 p.m.) we’ve been going through every relevant text on grace.  We’ve been digging deep and for that reason it seems a little anticlimactic to...

GRACE +

Most of us don’t seem to KNOW what GRACE truly is.  After going through every verse on grace in the Bible and reading the book Amazing Grace I’m realizing I don’t either.  But I’m learning, and from that learning comes my sermon, GRACE +  where...

I MET GOD – The Journey and the Destination

The Bible is full of stories of people who met God, who had a personal encounter with Divinity.  When God does show up He more often than not asks those He’s talking with to do something beyond themselves. Take Noah for example.  Noah met God and He told Noah to take...