Archive for November, 2013

Journeying together as church

November 29th, 2013

For many years as a Christian I just didn’t get church. I knew I should go and when I didn’t I felt like something was missing. But I just didn’t like it. Being a loner in my old nature didn’t help. I just wanted to live a life of faith by myself. Just me and […]

The Lord’s Prayer and positions

November 27th, 2013

I came across this description of positions of the Lord Prayer recently. It talks about God and our relationship to Him as we pray. I found it quite useful. The initial benefit of this prayer is the way it exhibits the believer’s relationship with God. “Our Father” presents the father/child relationship; “hallowed be Thy name,” […]

Alone with God quote

November 21st, 2013

I am reading “Alone with God: The Power and Passion of Prayer” by John MacCarthur. On page 17 I found this paragraph I thought I would share… “Imagine spending an entire workday with your best friend at your side. You would no doubt acknowledge his presence throughout the day by introducing him to your friends […]

Helping to get the message across

November 19th, 2013

Last Sunday in my message I tried something different to get the message across and hopefully help it to stick in peoples minds. I was preaching on Colossians 3:1-17. I called the message “Five things to remember about living the new life in Christ“. Part of it touched on putting off your old nature (Col […]

Moses and God

November 15th, 2013

I love the story of the calling of Moses. To say Moses was reluctant would be understating it. He did not want to go. Here is the text… But Moses pleaded with the Lord, “O Lord, I’m not very good with words. I never have been, and I’m not now, even though you have spoken […]