Have you ever done everything right, and still ended up in trouble? Imagine how Peter feels… He’s done nothing except heal a man, and he finds himself being called before the most dangerous court in Jerusalem. But the Sanhedrin did not know what they were getting when they asked a simple fisherman to stand and […]
This week we look at the first miracle performed in the Christian Church. Does the way this miracle was performed teach us anything about praying for miracles in our lives? What can we learn from the miracle near the “Beautiful Gate?” BIBLE REFERENCES: Acts 3:1-6; John 9:1-8; 2 Corinthians 12:7-10; Acts 3:7-8. Philippians 4:12-13.
We finish the “Fruits of the Spirit” series by looking at the final fruit: Self-Control. It is the fruit everyone wishes they had more of — and yet they don’t. Why? If the Spirit brings this fruit, why is it that even the most mature Christian thinks they don’t have enough self-control in their lives? […]
The bible speaks of Faith. A lot. It is the one thing every believer wishes they had more of, and it seems everyone struggles with it at some time in their Christian life. But what if the struggle is because an important nuance was lost in translation? BIBLE REFERENCE: Galatians 5:22-25; Matthew 17:20; 1 Timothy […]
Kindness and Goodness. Those are the same thing, aren’t they? Then why would Paul list them as separate fruits in Galatians? And, don’t all Christians have this anyway? We take an honest look at some fruits that seem to be all too absent in today’s church. (All of this plus another story of Pastor Grice’s […]
We turn our attention to a fruit many of us say we want — but secretly don’t. Who wants to be patient in today’s world? Isn’t that just a recipe for coming in last place? Or is there more to this patience thing than we think? BIBLE REFERENCES: Matthew 26:38; Acts 1:4; Psalm 37:5,7; Psalm […]
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