Tempted of the Devil “Then was Jesus led of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.” Matthew 4:1
Bearing One Another’s Burdens “We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let every one of us please his neighbor for his good to edification. For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on…
Accepted by Whom? Trying to be accepted by the world requires us to constantly try to please worldly-minded people. We are expected to continually sacrifice who we really are, while the world’s demands continually change. What sacrifice was required for you to be accepted by the Lord?
Reconciliation By the love of Christ, we can enjoy peace in the relationships we have in life. But reconciliation requires sacrifice and forgiveness. If Philemon and Onesimus can find peace, so can you and I.
Responding to Fear What do we fall back on when facing obstacles, threats, sufferings, the enemy… any number of forces acting in opposition to us that attempt to strike fear within our hearts? In his last letter to Timothy, Paul reminds the young minister of the basic foundations in our lives that we can always…
What Are You Afraid Of? “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2Timothy 1:7 At every stage of life, we have certain fears that creep in and cause us to lose our focus. This loss of focus will cause our hope to…
As the Elect of God “Put on therefore, as the elect of God…” Colossians 3:12. God calls us to a manner of life that brings Him glory and honor. To think about God choosing you and marking you out for a purpose! What greater motivation to live such a life?
Being a Servant, MG Want to know what it truly means to be a servant? Tune in and listen to Elder Michael Gowens’ recent sermon delivered at Rocky Mount Church.
The Word of Christ Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom… Colossians 3:16
Called Out By God’s grace, we have been called out of nature into His marvelous light. We have been called out from the world to walk in that light. We have been called out for a purpose.