In Psalm 116, we look at someone in trouble -- not unlike many of us. And we also get a good look at how God responds when one of his people is in trouble. Two crucial questions get answered in this Psalm: What do I do when I'm in trouble? What does God do when I'm in trouble?
The prophet Micah spelled out destruction for Israel because of their decisions to turn away from God. Yet that same message also pointed the people to hope in the coming Saviour and a merciful God who never leaves. This hope is still ours today.
Today is Pentecost, which marks 50 days after Easter and celebrates the pouring out of the Holy Spirit on followers of Jesus.
Titus is a book of the Bible that we don't often go to, but it contains wisdom that speaks directly into how we become better agents of God's Kingdom in our world today.
The idea that we are to bear fruit for Jesus' kingdom here on earth is one that we find throughout scripture, but there is a specific emphasis on it in chapter 15 of John's gospel. The imagery points to Jesus as the vine and us as the branches. So what is the key to bearing good fruit that will last? The key is strengthening our connection to the vine.
As we reach the end of our three-week series on "Deconstructing Death", we push back the curtain and take a peak at what happens after we die.
One of the challenges we face in talking about death and dying is our lack of knowledge and our lack of language. In this message, we explore what the Bible says about death. We'll also spend some time thinking about how to come alongside people in their season of dying.
Death is one of the most significant events in our life. So why is it that we hardly talk about it with our family or friends? Why is death and dying so troubling? And what can we do to overcome our fear of death so that we are better equipped to live well and die well?
Heading into the worst week of His life, knowing that He was about to die, Jesus had so much inner peace that He is able to promise peace to His followers. Now that Jesus has been raised from the dead, the promise of His peace seems even more possible. Could it be true that even in the midst of our worst case scenario, in the midst of our biggest fear, that deep inner peace is possible?