Posts tagged “Hope”
Is Humility the Toughest Lesson?
Sometimes God uses our best skills to humble us. As our country continues to grapple with the coronavirus, we want to keep providing more perspective through God’s Word. We brought back this 2018 series from Pastor Jared about the tests and trials God allows in our lives.
Hope du jour
The Bible shows us that our spiritual capacities are not one dimensional. The assets born in us when the Holy Spirit engages with our…
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Let My Love Do the Talking
Why doesn’t God just take his kids out of this broken world? Answer: Because God wants more people to believe and be saved. This is how Jesus closed his epic prayer in John chapter 17, a fact that reminds every Christian of the incredible calling we have to share our Savior with the world.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Expect Pushback
Jesus never promised a warm and fuzzy Christian life. Rather, he was honest about hatred, persecution, and even death. Yet Christian persecution is proof of our connection to Christ. So don’t go astray! Let the Holy Spirit remind you of Jesus, whose eternal blessings are worth a lifetime of suffering.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Love Leads to Action
God wants us all to be “fruitful,” to do good things according to his will. How? By staying connected to Jesus, trusting in God’s “pruning” work, and remembering the love we have received from the Father and the Son.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: Holy Spirit, HELP!
The Holy Spirit often sparks questions and confusion among Christians today. But Jesus’ words, though deep, are clear. The Spirit is our counselor, our teacher, our “reminder,” and our source of peace. This message teaches us to rely on one of Jesus’ greatest gifts, the Holy Spirit.
Jesus’ Love, My Life: I Can Be Fearless
Fear filled the hearts of Jesus’ friends the night before he died. But that made Jesus’ promise all the sweeter. He was going to prepare a place for us. He would be the way to get to the Father. We could trust in him when our hearts are troubled. That’s the peace we need when we realize the sinfulness of our hearts.
3 words that will change your Valentine’s Day (especially if you’re single)
In my almost 40 years on the earth, I’ve experienced the four emotions of Valentine’s Day—loneliness, euphoria, pressure, and apathy. From puberty through my…
How to Be Positive
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Jared helps us learn to become and stay positive.
Be Positive by Being Certain
How do you stay positive in a world filled with so much uncertainty? Pastor Jared kicks off this series about things you can do to be positive.
Dig Into the Parable of the Sower
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Matt digs into the parable of the sower and helps us understand how we can grow the seeds God has planted in us.
How to Weed out Our Worries
How do we weed out the worries of life so that what God wants to grow in our garden can thrive?