Last word on the Church (Revelation 2,3)

Last word on the Church (Revelation 2,3)

       Can one be a Christian and not belong to the church?”  Have you ever been asked that question, maybe not in so many words but it is often on the heart and minds of many today.  I’ve heard it a number of times in different ways, maybe you have as well.  “I […]

The one who was born blind (John 9:1-41)

The one who was born blind (John 9:1-41)

   We are continuing in our sermon series about Jesus’ encounters with people. We come to a story today in John’s gospel.  John tells us about less miracles of Jesus. Instead he has chosen just seven to illustrate for us not only the supernatural power of Jesus but also that each miracle is a sign […]

Enoch: Faith to Come Back Home (Hebrews 11.5,6)

Enoch: Faith to Come Back Home (Hebrews 11.5,6)

We have been studying the letter to the Hebrews and seen that chapter 11 talks about the heroes of faith of the Old Testament era.  Of all the heroes mentioned in the Hebrews 11 Hall of Fame of faith, Enoch stands as perhaps the most mysterious. Not only is he hardly mentioned in the Bible, […]

The Unseen Foundation (Hebrews 11.1-13)

The Unseen Foundation (Hebrews 11.1-13)

Each week we have seen that the author of Hebrews wanted to give resources to discouraged urban Christians to help them to hold onto Jesus in spite of the difficulties of life. We have mentioned over and over that this is really a piece of pastoral counseling to this group of people and today we […]