Tag: Holy Spirit

One in Christ

  Followers of Jesus Christ are no longer individuals struggling to find their way in an increasingly hostile world.  Followers of Jesus are a new creation that has become one with Christ.  We have been called to a new life as a member of…

Knowing Jesus

  All of history came to a climax when Jesus arrived to provide us with salvation and eternal life.  The first half of the book of Ephesians is an exploration of this gospel truth.   We begin by learning that if we know Jesus, it…

Risen

The fundamental, foundational truth of Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Jesus conquered death and it is our faith in this fact that transfers that power of eternal life onto us. The eyewitness accounts of the empty tomb are not fictional stories, they…

Fill This Place

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and…

God With Us

Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, is the ultimate fulfillment of the prophesy found in Isaiah 7:14, “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel”, which means “God…

May God Be Everywhere I Go

The presence of God is our ultimate source of calm.  God can be trusted to guide us in the right direction, and keep us safe from evil.  Even during difficult times, God is with us, teaching us the important lessons learned from adversity. “Do…

He Wants it All

Jesus made it clear that our relationship with him is to be all encompassing.  There is no such thing as a part-time believer or fractional participant in your Christian walk – we are to give everything to God.  Love is the central ingredient in…

Love Has Come

Jesus will come again!  That’s an absolute certainty.  All the struggles we face in this life will disappear in that day.  For now, we prepare our hearts for His return by standing firm in our faith, knowing that every trial we face makes us…

Unleashed

The Church in America “It’s time to open the cages, remind the animals of their God-given instincts and capabilities, and release them into the wild.”  Francis Chan Pastor Francis Chan walked away from his megachurch to start over with a collection of home churches. …

The Gang

The Church in America “Our King, who allowed Himself to be tortured and killed for us, tells us to love one another in the same way.”   Francis Chan Pastor Francis Chan walked away from his megachurch to start over with a collection of home…