Overcoming Our Fear of Losing Control
on September 15th, 2020
Fear of Losing Control Matthew 6:33-34 (NIV) - 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. We want to control our lives. We fear when things happen in our lives that are out of our control. We overcome this fear by t...
Overcoming Our Fear of Our Past
on September 14th, 2020
Fear of our Past Psalm 103:12 (NIV) - as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. There are people who live with a fear of their past. Maybe you are one of these people. It is great to know, through our faith in Christ, all our sins are forgiven. This means we do not have to fear our past sins. It is important to learn from our past, but Christ does not w...
Overcoming Our Fear of Death
on September 11th, 2020
Overcoming Our Fear of Death Most of us fear the unknown of death. However, some people are afraid of death because they do not know where they will spend eternity. We do not have to fear death. We can be assured we will spend eternity in heaven when we place our faith in Christ as our Savior. If you have received Christ as your Savior, I am happy you have confidence in your heavenly home. My pray...
A No Fear Relationship
on September 10th, 2020
A “No Fear” Relationship John 10:28 (NIV) - I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. Entering relationships with others can be a lot of fun. It can also cause fear. The relationship fears of rejection and insecurity are very real in our lives. I am thankful our relationship with God is always secure. This relationship with God happens when you p...
Fear Has Company
on September 9th, 2020
Fear Has CompanyPsalm 56:3 (NIV) - When I am afraid, I will trust in you. Sometimes we think we are the only one dealing with fear. We may become ashamed of our fear. We may isolate ourselves from others. However, when we experience fear in our lives we are in good company. Scripture records that Moses (Exodus 2:14), David (Psalm 56:3), the disciples (Matthew 8:23-27) and Peter (Galatians 2:12) ex...
Focus On God Overcomes Fear
on September 8th, 2020
Good Morning Church !Focus on God Overcomes Fear Numbers 13:26-28, 31 (NIV) - 26 They came back to Moses and Aaron and the whole Israelite community at Kadesh in the Desert of Paran. There they reported to them and to the whole assembly and showed them the fruit of the land. 27 They gave Moses this account: "We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here i...
Labor In Love
on September 7th, 2020
Labor in Love 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (NIV) - We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. As Paul wrote to the church in Thessalonica, he remembered the love which motivated their labor for the Lord. The Greek word Paul used for love is “agape”. This is selfless love. This is ...
on September 4th, 2020
September 4, 2020ForgivenessHow joyful is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! —Psalm 32:1In Psalm 51, we saw David confess his sins to God. In Psalm 32, we see the joy brought by forgiveness.As believers, we should know the importance of forgiveness. Because we have trusted Jesus as our Savior and Lord, we should remember the joy of being forgiven and the blessing of k...
on September 3rd, 2020
September 3, 2020ConfessionBe gracious to me, God, according to your faithful love; according to your abundant compassion, blot out my rebellion. Completely wash away my guilt and cleanse me from my sin. For I am conscious of my rebellion, and my sin is always before me. — Psalm 51:1-3David had committed adultery and murder. The prophet Nathan confronted David with his sins, which David confess...
on September 2nd, 2020
Lifted UpI have asked one thing from the Lord; it is what I desire: to dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, gazing on the beauty of the Lord and seeking him in his temple. For he will conceal me in his shelter in the day of adversity; he will hide me under the cover of his tent; he will set me high on a rock. — Psalm 27:4-5Whether David’s desire was to continually return to the...
Be Confident in the Lord
on September 1st, 2020
Be Confident in the Lord"Though an army deploys against me, my heart will not be afraid; though a war breaks out against me, I will still be confident." — Psalm 27:3"Deploys against" can also be translated "sets up camp around me." Whatever situation David was in, he felt surrounded.Do you feel surrounded? Overwhelmed? You are certainly not alone!David finished his thought with a powerful truth...
on August 31st, 2020
FearThere are many things in this world of which we are afraid. Many are afraid of death. Personally, I’m afraid of snakes, lightning, and yes, balloons.David wrote Psalm 27 from a season of trouble in his life. Psalm 27 is a song of triumph and confidence. While his circumstances may have been perilous, David was confident, not in himself, but in the Lord.The Lords is our light (Psalm 27:1). ...