For the first church in the book of Acts, prayer was a top priority. We see a pattern of prayer then gospel proclamation then church growth. We cannot minimize the importance of prayer for today’s church.
The Gospel according to John is written so that we may believe in Jesus. Faith in Christ Jesus is the key that unlocks eternal life and gives strength for today. Believe Jesus!
We examine several pictures throughout Luke that reminds us our God is the God of the impossible. No prayer is too big to pray. No person is beyond His saving grace.
The Gospel according to Mark presents Jesus as the greatest servant of all. He is the one who gave everything for those He came to serve and to save.
The Gospel according to Matthew demonstrates Jesus is the Messiah, the Christ. Yet those who should have easily recognized this truth were often the ones who rejected it, and Him.
Haggai wrote to folks who returned to Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile. They had stopped working to rebuild and Haggai encouraged them to get back to work for the Lord.
Zephaniah describes the “Day of the Lord” as a period of judgement for the unbelieving remnant and as a period of joy for the believing remnant. Which do you want to be in? Will you be made whole by Jesus?
Habakkuk was overwhelmed with sorrow and problems. But he moved from panic to praise. What can we learn from him to shift our focus?
As individuals and as a nation, we are at a crossroads. Which way will we go? Our choice places us either under God’s grace and mercy, or God’s wrath.