Why is the Future Bright?

Make a “bee line” to wisdom

In a world that is sometimes dreary and depressing, you may hear someone say that the future is bright. How can this be true? Is talk of a bright future just “fake news” full of empty promises? Or is there real hope? Proverbs 24:13-14 My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the […]

Bearing the Yoke in Your Youth

How can this be "good?"

“The best that the world has to offer in this situation goes something like this: ‘when life hands you a lemon, make lemonade.’ But that immediately raises the question: where does the sweet stuff come from?” 25 The LORD is good unto them that wait for Him, to the soul that seeketh Him. 26 It […]

How to Have a Happy Holiday

Consider these words carefully: “We wish you a Merry Christmas!” “Happy Holidays!” “Happy New Year!” Each of these expressions portrays happiness and hope. But is this happy hope real? Maybe you have wondered if you should just say, “Seasons Greetings,” and that way everyone can interpret it any way they wish. Click here for audio […]

Why We Have Hope

When you read Lamentations 3:1-20, you can almost feel the sharp edge of God’s judgment.Through the blessed Instrument that we call “The Scriptures,” we can experience the dark emotions of a grieving man. As believers, we know that we are not under God’s wrath (Romans 5:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:10; 5:9). But each true believer is […]

Helping You to Pray

This message was delivered on a Wednesday evening as part of the series, Taking Hold of God. Taking Hold of God By Calling Upon His Name Isaiah 64:6-7, John 16:23-24 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and […]

Facing Difficult Times

Have you ever been so discouraged that you just wanted to die? If you were faced with trials that great, and sorrows that deep, how would you get through them?In this message, we learn more about the deep distress that Jesus Christ endured for us. In the Garden of Gethsemane, He endured great sorrows and […]

A Son Is Given

“A Son Is Given” Isaiah 9:6 As we approach the Christmas holidays, I would like to invite you to use this message as part of a “Christmas present.” By that I mean learning what Christmas means to us at present. Picture it this way: God’s glorious Gift has been wrapped up with a number of […]

My Cry to the Lord

“I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined unto me and heard my cry.”  (Psalm 40:1) Where are the answers to life’s most pressing problems? In this message about prevailing prayer, we will discover what happens when we patiently, prayerfully wait for the Lord. Click here to listen to this message.    

Who Will End the Violence?

Who Will End the Violence? Isaiah 9:4-6 These days, our headlines are full of violence. There have been a number of news items about domestic strife and race-based violence. On the international scene, we read of ongoing brutality by Islamic terrorists. The question on many of our minds is this: Who will stop the violence? As […]