Posts with the category “christian-living”

Love with Knowledge and Discernment
December 4th, 2023
Photo by Kourosh Qaffari: Philippians is one of Paul's joyful letters that he wrote to the church in Philippi. ...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Teach Us to Pray
October 24th, 2023
In this text, we pray for the kingdom to come. We pray for our daily nourishment. We ask the Lord to forgive us of our sins as we forgive others who have wronged us. We ask the Father for strength whe...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Service Starts Small
September 29th, 2023
Photo by RDNE Stock project: When we think of service, many things can come to mind. For some, it carries a disgr...  Read More
by Jackson Speakman
Obedient Stewardship
July 12th, 2023
We are called to be good stewards of what God gives us and we are called to be faithful servants of God. Stewardship and faith go hand in hand. ...  Read More
by Jared McKinney
Magnifying Christ: The Power of Intentional Actions in Sunday Services
June 30th, 2023
Why do we go to church on Sundays? What happens when we gather with other believers each Sunday?...  Read More
by Josh Peoples
Wake Up!
May 10th, 2023
Welcome to a profound journey through the Book of Revelation, where symbolism and prophecy intertwine, inviting us to unravel its deep spiritual truths. Today, we delve into Revelation 3:1-6, a passag...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Two Paths Are Before Us
January 18th, 2023
Psalm 1 lays out two paths. The blessed person and the wicked person. Which person describes your life?...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Calling and Conviction
November 17th, 2022
By: Kasey Knowlton “Now in those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea…” --Matthew 3:1 John the Baptist is an important figure of the New Testament since he played a vital ro...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
Follow a Worthy Example
October 27th, 2022
We all have a example in our life that we imitate our life after. Who are you imitating after? What does the Bible say about this area of our life?...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Do Not Be Alarmed
October 6th, 2022
By: Kasey Knowlton Philippians 1:27-30“…conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing fir...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
We All Need Better Time Management
September 9th, 2022
We should be better with time but why? What is the point of making most of the time?...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
An Incredible Offer
August 11th, 2022
By: Kasey Knowlton Psalm 231 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside quiet waters. 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of ri...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
Praying to God in a Time of Need
July 16th, 2022
4 As soon as I heard these words I sat down and wept and mourned for days, and I continued fasting and praying before the God of heaven. 5 And I said, “O Lord God of heaven, the great and awesome God ...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Take Up Your Cross
July 7th, 2022
By Kasey Knowlton “…If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow Me.  For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
God's Dwelling Place
June 2nd, 2022
For my morning devotions this year, I am working through the book of Exodus.  This past week and a half, I have been diving deeper into Moses' song that he wrote in praise of God Almighty after Israel...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
Christian Time Management
May 12th, 2022
Paul's point was simple, use the time you have been given to make a difference. The question is, how do disciples of Jesus make the best use of our time?...  Read More
by Matt Keller
Bless The Lord
May 5th, 2022
By Kasey Knowlton Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name.  Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget none of His benefits; Who pardo...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Relationships in the Church and Those Not in The Church
April 24th, 2022
Right doctrine leads to right living. See what 1 Peter has to say about your relationships in the church....  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Be Ready At All Times
March 31st, 2022
By Kasey Knowlton “Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.  For the time is coming when people will not endure sound te...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
"O Taste and See That the Lord is Good"
March 24th, 2022
I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul will make its boast in the Lord; The humble will hear it and rejoice. O magnify the Lord with me, And let us ex...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
Discouragement and Despair
March 10th, 2022
Discouragement and Despair can be tough to walk through. Look at what God did through the life of Joshua. ...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Hold Fast
February 10th, 2022
By Kasey Knowlton “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
The Power of God
January 18th, 2022
Human beings long for God's power and we can do everything we can to harness it. We could characterize religion as humanity's attempt to harness the power of God. Religious activities or specific work...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
"Whoever Has Seen Me Has Seen the Father"
December 16th, 2021
John 14:8-148 Philip said to Him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.” 9 Jesus *said to him, “Have I been so long with you, and yet you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has see...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
To Sing Or Not To Sing...That Is The Question
November 11th, 2021
Being on the platform week after week leading others in songs of worship to our Lord and Savior is a real joy but at the same time can be a little disheartening when you see people week after week not...  Read More
by Nate Sexton
When God Calls: How Will We Answer?
October 10th, 2021
As Christians, the Lord calls us live honoring him in all that we do. When we hear Him call, it can be exciting and it can also be terrifying. Whether that is to surrender to full-time ministry, go to...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Yoked with Christ
September 17th, 2021
By Kasey Knowlton “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yo...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
When the Wicked Prosper
September 10th, 2021
When the wicked proser, we trust the one who will judge them according to their deeds and dwell in his presence in this life and the life to come. ...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
What Is Love?
August 24th, 2021
Culture sees love and truth as competing vices, but Scripture tells us that love and truth are complementary virtues....  Read More
by Matt Keller
Why I'm Closed-Minded
August 19th, 2021
4 I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument. 5 For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stabili...  Read More
by Lisa Simpson
Resurrection Power: Made Alive in Christ
July 29th, 2021
There are several verses about experiencing the power of God. What does the Bible say about the Christian and the power that comes from God?...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
What Is Juneteenth?
June 19th, 2021
Juneteenth symbolizes the day an unrighteous institution was broken, and when God Almighty delivered America's domestic slave population....  Read More
by Matt Keller
Spirit-Filled Life
April 22nd, 2021
As Christians, we can understand that there are truths we need to apply daily in our life. The understanding is that we need to be in the Word of God daily reading it, memorizing it, and studying that...  Read More
by Brendan Pratt
Christ-Centered Thinking
April 15th, 2021
I remember that at one time, I was without hope or peace, without any promise from God other than His judgment for my sin. But now, Jesus has forgiven me, saved me, and brought me near to God by his b...  Read More
by Matt Keller