This past Sunday’s worship service was focused on coming before the Lord. We looked back at 2021, and we also looked ahead to 2022. There are many examples in Scripture of people coming “before the Lord”. Hannah, in First Samuel 1, was pouring out her soul in prayer “before the Lord”, asking for a child. […]
Asking Jesus to heal those today who are in need, similar to Luke chapter 8.
“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 NIV Christians should not be ashamed of the truth. We should not compromise on the essentials of what we believe the Bible teaches and […]
The disciples asked Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray.” (Luke 11:1) What follows is known as the Lord’s prayer (Luke 11:2-4). In many ways this prayer is a model for how we pray to God on a regular basis: begin with adoration, move to confession, then thanksgiving, and finally supplication (or requests). The Lord’s prayer […]
A pastor friend of mine, Maurice Wright told me that his brother, an MD from UNC-Chapel Hill, wrote a book on depression. Since depression is part of my personal story and I am interested in helping people through depression from a Christian perspective, I got the book and read it in a couple of hours. […]