Posts tagged “Peace”
Keep the Faith: GOD Reigns!
What do you do when life feels out of control? When, despite your best efforts, you realize that you can’t control anyone or anything? The answer is found in an often-forgotten story from the end of Jesus’ life.
Hope From Israel: Trust God’s Plans
Pastor Mike spent a week in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the entire series from this past week, as we kick off the first of Pastor Mike’s devotions from Israel, focusing on how we can trust God, his plans, and his promises despite the uncertainties of our world.
Hope From Israel: God Messes With Your Plans
When God messes with your plans, he has better plans. Need proof? Just look at what God did with the apostle Paul. Pastor Mike spent a week in Israel right before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here at Caesarea Maritima, where Paul was imprisoned for more than a year, Pastor Mike reminds us how God’s plans work for our good.
God & COVID-19: Pain Leads to Peace
Maybe God is using COVID-19 to strip away the powerful things of our culture so we realize they’re not that big of a deal. God’s the big deal.
Get Perspective Through God’s Word
In the midst of the worries of this world, we need to hear that God is still in control and will never leave us. How can we hear that?
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.
God’s Got This!
In challenging and scary times, know that God is here with you, right now, and he has everything under control.
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.
Finding the Fruit of the Spirit
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week, as Pastor Mike helps find the fruit of the spirit in our lives.
Where Can I Find Peace?
How can you find a sense of peace even during the toughest moments? Pastor Mike has a simple answer for you.