Verses of Hope

Verses of Hope

Often in times of struggle, we ask the natural question, “Does God care?” Not only does He care, He also gives us messages of hope in the Bible (The following verses are from the Christian Standard Bible) And at the end he will stand on the dust. Even after my skin has been destroyed, yet …

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Good Friday Prayer and Fasting

Good Friday Prayer and Fasting

This is a guest post from Doug Warwick (Pastor Matt’s Mentor)   In isolation and practicing social distancing during this pestilence, we are in Holy Week, the final week of Jesus Christ’s ministry on earth culminating in His death, burial, and resurrection. I submit for your consideration a God-fearing way to commemorate Good Friday in …

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New American Bible Revised Edition Review

New American Bible Revised Edition Review

From time to time we have the opportunity to review some resources for the Roman Catholic Community. Today we are reviewing the New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) from Harper Catholic Bibles, a Division of Harper Collins Christian Publishing. {Harper Catholic Bibles provided this Bible free of charge in exchange for an honest review. I …

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The Bible’s Answers to Fear

The Bible’s Answers to Fear

This is a season when many are in fear and so we are providing this Reference Guide on Fear in hopes it will help you.   God promises to protect us (Genesis 15:1) God will not forget us (Genesis 46:3) God leads us through the dark, frightening valley (Psalm 23:4) The Redeemed have no need …

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The Atonement

The Atonement

Recently, our Discipleship Class covered the Atonement. We want to provide this Quick Reference Guide to aid you in your study. God provided a perfect sacrifice (Exodus 12:5) God requires a blood sacrifice for our atonement (Leviticus 17:11) Jesus paid for all our sins (Isaiah 53:3-12) The Atonement is good news (Luke 4:18-19) Jesus willingly …

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KJV Life Principles Bible Review

KJV Life Principles Bible Review

  One of the most helpful Bibles you can find is the Life Principles Bible from Thomas Nelson. It is now available in a 2nd Edition and I am actually really excited to review this for you.   Life Principles Bible Photos   (Note: Thomas Nelson provided this Bible free of charge in exchange for …

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Lucado Encouraging Word Bible

Lucado Encouraging Word Bible

  Max Lucado has released his 4th Bible and this one looks to be extremely helpful Note: Thomas Nelson sent this Bible free of charge in exchange for an honest review. I was not required to give a positive review and my opinions are my own.   Encouraging Word Bible Photos   Translations Offered The …

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The Presence of White in Revelation Revelation 3:3–13 (H.H. Halley)

The Presence of White in Revelation Revelation 3:3–13 (H.H. Halley)

• Jesus’ head was “white like wool, as white as snow” (1:14). • “I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it” (2:17). • “They will walk with me, dressed in white” (3:4). • He who is victorious will “be dressed in white” (3:5). • Heaven’s citizens will …

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Pergamos- Warning to the Compromising Church

Pergamos- Warning to the Compromising Church

Pergamos is one of the 2 compromising Churches in Revelation, the other is Thyatira. 1st: What compromising with the world is not… Taking steps to protect your congregation during times of major illness. Being subject to the Civil Authority when they ask you to do something that is not outright sin. Before we discuss compromise …

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The Bittersweetness of Suffering (Sermon Notes)

The Bittersweetness of Suffering (Sermon Notes)

“Tribulation” This is not the Great Tribulation; it means simply trouble. Since the awful persecution of the church by the Roman emperors is not called the Great Tribulation, surely our small sufferings are not the Great Tribulation. But the church in Smyrna endured much tribulation, and they suffered for the Lord Jesus Christ.   Suffering …

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