Fear Or Faith?

Jesus, whom the disciples had put their faith in had been crucified and buried. Just imagine how they felt. Fear would be a viable emotion considering what they were facing. If the Jews would kill Jesus, wouldn't they seek to kill his followers also? So they scattered and we find them hiding away behind a …

Blessed Are…

One of the most famous sermons ever delivered was given by Jesus, himself. It's called the Sermon on the Mount and it contains the Beatitudes. Jesus describes his followers in this sermon. Last week we took a look at the first Beatitude. You can find that blog post here. To listen to the sermon this …

Broken, Empty, Blessed

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven... Matt 5:3 These words are from Jesus as he teaches the disciples who climbed up the mountainside with him. Followers of Jesus, soaking in the message he shares with them who might have questioned what he meant by poor in spirit. We’re …

Is God With Us?

It seems that as I listen to the sermon each week and then reflect on it as I prepare to write this blog post, there is always something that stands out to me. Sometimes it may just be a phrase that the pastor mentioned in passing or it might be the main topic of the …

What Does God See?

Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his inheritance. From heaven the Lord looks down and sees all mankind; from his dwelling place he watches all who live on earth - he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do, No king is saved by …