Missio Dei: The Sending by God

“Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: ‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with...

Do With Your Might What Your Hands Find To Do!

Introduction King Solomon writes negatively through much of Ecclesiastes. His view of this life in his first chapter could be downright depressing. He treats human history as an endless cycle of meaningless repetition. Much truth, though, comes through in his musings...

Thy Will Be Done – Amen?

1 Samuel 8–12 And they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top is in the heavens; let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth.” – Genesis 11:4 In the book of Genesis, building a city...

Here I Stand!

1 Samuel 8–12   There was a man of God who had a great career leading God’s people. In today’s Pentecostal language we would say that revival broke out under his leadership. During the days of Eli, his predecessor, “the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many...

The Life-Giving Church

“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near” (Hebrews 10:24-25). Why are you connected in the church...