Called to Love

If I speak in tongues of human beings and of angels but I don’t have love, I’m a clanging gong or a clashing cymbal. . . . Love is patient, love is kind, it isn’t jealous, it doesn’t brag, it isn’t arrogant, it isn’t rude, it doesn’t seek its own...

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Called to Suffer

Paul and his companions traveled throughout the regions of Phrygia and Galatia because the Holy Spirit kept them from speaking the word in the province of Asia. When they approached the province of Mysia, they tried to enter the province of Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus wouldn’t let them....

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Called to Go

Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the ruler, and Saul. While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and...

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Grace & Gratitude

Isaiah 48:3-7  (CEB) 3 Past things I announced long ago; from my mouth I proclaimed them. I acted suddenly, and they came about. 4 Because I know that you are stubborn, your neck is made of iron, and your forehead is bronze. 5 I informed you long ago; before they came about I...

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Why?

Scripture · John 4:13-14; John 6:35-51 (Jesus Is Living Water and the Bread of Life) · Matthew 16:18; 1 Corinthians 12:14-27; Acts 2:42-47 (The Work of the Church) Romans 12; Ephesians 4:1-6; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Psalm 136 (What Your Church Offers)

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Sons and Daughters

Ruth 4:13-17 (CEB) 13 So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife. He was intimate with her, the Lord let her become pregnant, and she gave birth to a son. 14 The women said to Naomi, “May the Lord be blessed, who today hasn’t left you without a redeemer. May his name be proclaimed in Israel. 15 He...

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