David encourages us to not be agitated or envious of those who seem to get away with wickedness and oppression in the world, because their day is coming. Evil has a shelf life. The righteous may go through hard times, but the Lord makes sure they are never abandoned, forgotten, or overlooked.
The greatest question you will ever answer in your lifetime is not “who are you?” It’s not “Will you marry me?” And it’s not “Does this dress make me look fat?” The greatest question you will ever answer is one from the lips of Jesus himself: “Who do you say that I am?”
Jesus said that people who come to him, hear his words, and act on them, are like a person who built their house along a hurricane coast fully equipped to handle "the Big One."
The son in Proverbs has to make the choice to follow the Lord, and chase wisdom. The father can’t do it for him.
Guest preacher Floyd Yutzy walks us through a prayer of desperation from a barren woman named Hannah, recorded in 1 Samuel.
To close out the Story of God, pastor Rodney gives viewers a test to see how well you can explain the story of God, and is joined by one River City regular attender to take a look at how his story belongs in the Story of God.
Ever feel like reading the Bible, knowing Jesus, understanding how you ought to live, is like trying to chisel through granite with a fork? We cannot understand what we read or how to live in faith without the power of the Holy Spirit as our map, our guide, and the power to unearth the Treasure.
As the coronavirus continues to leave it's mark on our lives, we turn to the Psalms to help us lament the fact that the world isn't as we'd like it to be. The longings we experience in these days (coffee with friends, going out to eat, not worrying about jobs, etc) are really longings for heaven. And because of Jesus, that is one guarantee that we can be sure of.
MESSAGE Good morning, my name is Rodney, and I'm one of the pastors around here, and it's exciting to be here this morning. Today is a day of new beginnings…