We are given to fall in love with routine and organization in our lives. But when that bleeds into our relationship with God we sometimes think we have to work more in order to earn God's love and forgiveness. But Jesus put all that away by putting our religion in it's place...second place.
Maturity. A word that we want to apply to others but sometimes have a hard time applying to ourselves. The writer of Hebrews is astonished at how immature the listeners were in their spiritual life. So the question is: Are we mature?
Sometimes we don't think that Christ can relate to us. But knowing that Christ is our high priest, that He can relate to us, and we find encouragement in Him.
The word of God is alive and active! As we read the scripture, we find that it is also reading us. We find ourselves right in the crosshairs of God's word. It shows us who God is and who we are in God's plan.
Fathers usually are told they need to be better husbands, fathers, and leaders on Father's Day. But today we change all that. Fathers are awesome and need encouragement, because being a dad is hard work and you never get a do-over.
Pastor Ron Meador is the pastor of Bethel Church in Duncan, OK. In this message he shares about the importance of bread in the scripture. From 40 years in the desert to Jesus saying He is the Bread of Life, bread was important. Listen here to find out why.
We live in a generation of exhausted people. But the good news is that we are not the first to do so. God has been inviting mankind into His rest since the moment He finished creation. The question is whether we will enter that rest.
Heart disease is the number one killer in America, yet few people ever know they have it until it is too late. As Christians, the author of Hebrews warns us about developing spiritual heart disease and how we can stop it from happening.
The roads in the DFW area are under constant construction. And construction can cause all kinds of headaches and stress, but in the end it is worth it. God uses the construction of a house as a way of illustrating how He is constructing you and me.
Mother's Day we usually speak to mothers or about the characteristics of mothers. But today we turn it around and speak on how we can love our mothers. These seven easily ways to love your mom with both encourage you and challenge you.
One of the things that sets Christianity apart from any other religion is that Jesus can truly say, "I completely understanding." Every circumstance in our life, suffering, heartache, loneliness, betrayal, loss, Christ can not only identify with us in those situations but can also help us through them.
We continue in our study of Hebrews with chapter two. The writer of Hebrews offers warnings to believers through the letter. The first warning: be careful lest you drift away. In a wayward culture that lacks focus, we would do well to heed such a warning in our walk of faith.
The writer of Hebrews wraps up the first chapter by quoting eight Old Testament passages and applying them to Jesus. The question arises, Why does Jesus deserve our deepest worship? Is Jesus, all by Himself, enough for us?
God is active and has planned something better for us than we could ever imagine. He wants us to hear it, see it, and experience it. God has always actively been speaking. The question is, are we listening?