Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

Hebrews 9:28: “So Christ, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for him.”  Every Christmas we make a big deal out of Christ’s first coming, as we should. What could be better news than knowing God sent His Son to save His people from … Continue reading Celebrating Christ’s First Coming, Anticipating His Second Coming

How to Pray for Our Governing Leaders

If there’s one thing that Christians struggle with, it’s prayer. No Christian that I know would say, “I’ve mastered prayer.” Even after spending much time with Jesus, his disciples still asked, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). There is always room for growth when it comes to praying and petitioning our great God.  One of the things I often encourage the people of our … Continue reading How to Pray for Our Governing Leaders

The Greatness of God in Creation

There are a number of ways we might consider the greatness of God, but let us consider just one – the size of God’s creative handiwork. God’s creation is both enormous and microscopic. No previous generation in the history of the world can comprehend this reality like we can today. The Bible says that God “determines the number of the stars; He gives to all … Continue reading The Greatness of God in Creation