As we continue our series called the “Remember” series, in which we remember what God has done for us in the past that we may have strength for the present and hope for the future, today we turn to Exodus chapter 17 to learn another Hebrew name of God, Jehovah Nissi, translated ‘The Lord is My Banner’.
Just after God provided for the grumbling Israelites water in the desert, they faced a new challenge, the warring Amalekites… … More Remember Series: “The Lord is My Banner” Exodus 17:1-7
God provided a test of faith for Israel. They failed, but God was still faithful! And God is faithful to us today! … More Remember Series: Exodus 17:1-7 – Water in the Wilderness
Who builds the church? Who converts sinners? What means does he use to accomplish these tasks? Paul did not take the credit for the conversion of the saints in Philippi, he understood that it was God who built the church. We will explore some of the implications of this teaching in today’s message. … More Philippians 1:6-8 Part 1 “He Who Began”
What do we do when we experience divisions in the church? We ought to consider Jesus’ prayer for us in the Garden of Gethsemane, He prayed for unity. Read on to glean insight into the means by which God grants us that unity. … More Foundation for Christian Unity
What binds believers together? What do followers of Jesus in 21st century USA have in common with followers of Jesus around the world and throughout history? We have a common Lord, a common faith, and a common mission. … More Philippians 1:3-5 “The Beauty of Gospel Partnerships”
In Paul’s introduction to the book of Philippians he lovingly reminds us of who we are. God has made us His servants and saints. In Him we have the security of grace and peace. It is a privilege to be a servant of the Lord. … More Phil. 1:1-2 “Service, Saints, and Security”
In this introduction to the book of Philippians, we consider the planting of the church in Philippi. Paul loved the people of Philippi in three specific and powerful ways, and as a result, he won a hearing for the gospel which God used to plant a church. … More Acts 16:11-40 “Introduction to Philippians”