Paul the Example In his farewell address to the elders at Ephesus in Acts 20, the Apostle Paul recounts his manner of life among them for the past three years. While our greatest example in all things is Jesus Christ, we have Paul’s life as a pattern to follow as well. His words to the…
Friends Being Friendly Jesus is the greatest Friend we could ever want or need, but how blessed we are to have friends in our lives to help us along the way. Jesus was called “friend of sinners” and how grateful we ought to be that the charge against him was true. Would we have been…
Why We Do What We Do A serious consideration of our motivation for the things we do; individually as disciples of Christ, or collectively as a Church.
What About Church? What do you think about the church? How important is it to you? What do you think is its purpose? Are we takers or givers when it comes to the church? Do we take the church for granted?
Who Is Christ? The babe in the manger is the focus of the Christmas Season, but who was that Babe? He was the Christ! He is the Center of the universe! What do we think about him? Does he have the preeminence in our lives beyond the Christmas holidays?
Practical Hope “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12. Everything we hope for has some basis or foundation upon which we place our confidence. What is the basis of our hope in our daily living? How far does that foundation take us?
Humility and Meekness Life is full of hills and valleys; joys and sorrows; successes and failures. One conclusion we should come to is this: through every event in life, in every circumstance… positive, negative and everything in between; our response should be to become more humble and more meek. Brother Matt takes us to several examples in Scripture to help us develop…
Nebuchadnezzar Eats Grass What can we learn about humility and meekness from this famous king, from a very familiar scene in Daniel, Chapter 4?
When the Unexpected Happens What can we expect when the unexpected happens? Using Psalm 77 as a guide, Brother Matt helps us learn how to deal with the doubts and fears, the anxiety and the pain and the many mixture of emotions we experience when these unexpected events take place in our life.
Adultery, Biblically Speaking Just what does the Bible have to say about adultery? A difficult subject requires much prayer, much study, and a desire to know how God wants us to deal with it.