Posts tagged “Hope”
Thorns protect the flowers
I never want to romanticize suffering. I take it very seriously. But I can’t overlook what God has done through suffering people. Suffering made…
Easter sets us free from death’s sting
Richard was on an airplane eating his lunch when he felt something land in his hair. He rubbed his head, which caused the scorpion…
Easter From the Holy Land: Where Death Lost Its Sting
What does Christ’s resurrection mean for you? Join Pastor Mike in Israel as he shares the good news of Easter from the place where some scholars believe Jesus died and was buried. Learn about the three amazing truths that the empty tomb brings to your life.
Get out of Satan’s mouth
The apostle Peter warned, “Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). A good…
Mercy for sinners; judgment for scoffers
The biblical book of 2 Chronicles is the account of the monarchy of the kingdom of Israel and, after the division, the southern kingdom…
The apple can fall far
Are you ever shocked that Jesus was Jewish? If that doesn’t blow your mind, you haven’t read the story of the Jewish people. It’s…
Justice Against Evil
Watch the entire series from this past week as Pastor Jon gives us an unconventional perspective of dealing with the evil in our world by looking at the Bible book of Habakkuk.
Evil Has Already Been Defeated?
If the way God deals with evil is so unbelievable, how are we supposed to believe it?
This Is Evil’s Worst Enemy
Of course we want to stop evil dead in its tracks. But sometimes, Pastor Jon says, because of the nature of evil, there’s a better way to stop it.
How Do We Fight Evil?
Are you type A or type B when it comes to combatting evil? More important, how does God want you to approach evil?
Does God Really Use Evil?
We are so quick to divide the world into good and evil. We’re also quick to assume God will do the same thing. Instead, Pastor Jon says, God’s doing something seemingly strange with the evil in our world.
The prayer of a struggling believer
Father, I’m struggling right now. My heart is heavy, and I don’t even fully understand what I’m feeling. I know I’ve messed up. I’ve…