February 19, 2020

Christian Doubt and the Source of Assurance

In a biblical view of knowledge, God’s word is the ultimate criterion of certainty. What God says must be true; for, as the letter to the Hebrews says, it is impossible for God to lie (Hebrews 6:18; compare Titus 1:2 and 1st J...

February 17, 2020

Doubt Assured and Faith Strengthened

So what do you do when those questions about God’s goodness and trustworthiness press in on you, as they inevitably will in this fallen world?  You look again to the cross, the ultimate sign, where Jesus Christ proved once and for al...

February 13, 2020

Eric opened our session with words of encouragement from Psalm 78 and our need to listen to our fathers and speak to our children in order to pass on the faith.  We prayed for 11 families of the church according to their needs.  An officer training class is beginning t...

January 23, 2020

Ted opened our time together with a devotion from Ephesians 1:3-14 on the blessed sovereignty of God in the ‘big’ things of life.  And, He is present and working even in the ‘little’ things, too.  We prayed for 8 families of the church, and even for one family outside...

January 16, 2020

Genesis 8:20-21 

Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the gr...

January 16, 2020

The church has stopped growing.  Why is that?  For every church in that situation, and there are far too many, the specific answer requires a painfully honest self-examination to arrive at an accurate diagnosis.  But here is one factor that is not often considered.  Th...

December 10, 2019

Communion Meditation November 24, 2019

Titus 3:3-8

Who we are.

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another. 

What God did about it.

But whe...

December 10, 2019

Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

The Lord’s supper is personal.  This is my savior - I...

December 10, 2019

For our last session meeting of the year we had one elder away on business and one on injured reserve.  Two women of the church also attended the meeting to share their wisdom.  Pastor Mark led a devotion on Psalm 133 and how good and pleasant it is when brother dwell...

October 29, 2019

John 3:16-18 

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. 

Whoever...

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