At only age 12, Jesus is already getting a picture of what his mission is here on earth. But instead of taking charge and building his army, he prepares for ministry by obeying Joseph and Mary.
Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a prime candidate for fear, anxiety, and worry. But she was also a prime candidate for faith. You probably are too.
It’s something we all struggle with; something that lies underneath all of our sin and rebellion… and yet no one thinks they have it.
Is the gospel like a billboard – inviting, but powerless? Is God like a cosmic business owner, biting his nails hoping we will "stop in" for some of his "goods"? Proverbs 16 shows us the wisdom of understanding God's sovereignty in the world.
The son in Proverbs has to make the choice to follow the Lord, and chase wisdom. The father can’t do it for him.
It’s one thing to know “about” God, but you don’t truly know him until you risk it.
Esther chapter 4 describes Esther and Mordecai’s reaction to Haman’s legislation. Esther now must decide: Am I Esther or Hadassah?
We all have a story, and every story has an author. The question is, who is the author of your story? Is it you/your parents/your surroundings? Or is there Divine Providence at work in every detail of your story?
Guest preacher Floyd Yutzy walks us through a prayer of desperation from a barren woman named Hannah, recorded in 1 Samuel.
In this message, we look at the five pieces of spiritual armor a believer puts on as we head into battle.