The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter…

Developing Faithfulness

“Everyone talks about how loyal and faithful they are but just try to find someone who really is.” (Proverbs 20:6, GN) It is rare to find faithful people. People who can be counted on, people who are consistent, people who are dependable. There is very little commitment today in our society. We’re in a generation…

The Glory of His Suffering and Death

Mark 8:31 “He then began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.” This was Jesus’ first announcement of his own death. Then another time after…

The Glory of His Return

Acts 1:1-11 (NLT) “In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach until the day he was taken up to heaven after giving his chosen apostles further instructions through the Holy Spirit. During the forty days after his crucifixion, he appeared to the apostles from time to time,…

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The Foundation for No-Fear Living

Ephesians 3:12 ‘In Christ we can come before God with freedom and without fear. We can do this through faith in Christ.’ What were the first words the angels said after Jesus rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!” What were the first words Jesus said after He rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!”…

The Holy Spirit in the Believer

In this message we will look at the work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the believer, as He helps us in our prayer life and enhances our prayer life. Romans 8:26-27 ‘In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for,…

What Is Love?

Everybody seems to believe that love is a good thing. If it is true love, you can never love too much! However, not all agree what love is. Everyone is a philosopher when it comes to love. Definitions are “a dime a dozen.” ‘Love is…, says one person, a many, splendid thing.’ Another sings, “love…

Life After Life

Ecclesiastes 3:11, “He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” There is more to life that what we see in the here and now. There is life beyond the grave. If you were…

The Authority of the Word of God

2 Timothy 3:16 Of all the millions of books that have been written, none is as prominent and powerful as the Bible. Is spite of the fantastic increase in knowledge and technology, no one has written a book that can compare to God’s Word. Damon E. Wyatt said, “The Bible is the astonishment of the…

Stewardship Principles that Make a Difference

Learning about and practicing stewardship is a lifelong process. Stewardship is more than raising money; it is God’s way of raising Christians. Let me give you 10 principles that show us why every Christian ought to be a good steward of all that God has entrusted to us! RADICAL STEWARDSHIP PRINCIPLES 1. The Who’s in…