Encouragement


11
Oct 2017
You Have Heard It Was Said

It is hard to convince someone who is set on their ways.  When you grow up “knowing something”, it is hard when someone comes and challenges “what you know”.  Our knee jerk reaction is to defend ourselves.  Jesus challenged what people “knew” as true on his very first sermon. Jesus came to save us from eternal death but also came to save us from ourselves.  Our natural tendencies tend to be contrary to God and his will for humanity.  We were created to live in harmony with each other but that harmony......

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04
Oct 2017

Trouble times seem to last forever.  When trials relentlessly keep coming our way, it feels never-ending.  Our prayers feel as if they are not being heard.  As if God is hiding his face from us.  The Psalms are bold prayers that we can all relate to.  The Bible does not hide the reality of pain and the wresting of our souls. “How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever?  How long will you hide your face from me?”  Psalms 13:1 When life gets tough, we all wrestle with thoughts of defeat and......

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