How to Fix Our Broken Nation

Text: Proverbs 14:34 After the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA, the New York Daily News headline – “God Isn’t Fixing This” – mocked God, prayer, and Christians as a whole. Many believe that God does not fix the problems in the world because He does not exist, does not care, or is incapable of […]

“The Spirit is Willing, But the Flesh is Weak”

Text: Matthew 26:36-41 Shortly before His arrest, Jesus prayed to His Father in the Garden of Gethsemane. Peter, James, and John went with Him and were told to keep watch and pray; but they fell asleep. It is at this point that Jesus said, “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” This statement […]

When Disaster Strikes

Text: Luke 13:1-5 When disasters occur (terrorist attacks, hurricanes, earthquakes, accidents etc.), people often wonder if/how God was involved, and if these events occurred as a sort of divine judgment against the victims/nation. It is important that we know why these events happen & what these events can teach us. Why These Things Happen Divine […]

Evil Ahab

Text: 1 Kings 16:29-33 “Ahab… did evil in the sight of the Lord more than all who were before him” (v. 30) — What did Ahab do to earn this infamous recognition? He Failed to Learn from His Father’s Sins (v. 30; Ezekiel 18:14-17) Sin Was a Trivial Thing to Him (v. 31; Isaiah 59:2; […]

Seven Abominations

Text: Proverbs 6:16-19 Haughty Eyes – We need humility instead (James 4:6) A Lying Tongue – We are to love and value the truth (Proverbs 23:23) Hands that Shed Innocent Blood – Every life is precious because man is made in the image of God (Genesis 9:6; 2 Peter 3:9) A Heart that Devises Wicked […]

I Am the Light of the World

Text: John 8:12 What Does Light Do? Brings understanding (Ephesians 3:8-10) Shows us the way (John 11:9-10) Exposes evil (1 Corinthians 4:5) Jesus is the Light He brings understanding (John 1:9) He shows us the way (John 14:6) He exposes evil (John 3:19-20) His Word Provides Light Today We gain understanding from it (1 Corinthians […]