Where Your Heart Has A Home

Salt of the Earth

DEVOTION: “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless.” ~ Matthew 5:13 NLT SALT OF THE EARTH: The citizens of this heavenly kingdom (the church) that Jesus preached about […]

Finding Joy

Jesus said He came to give us lifeabundantly (John 10:10). God has aplan in mind for you—a life that’sworth living. Yet so often we settle for less. Sorrow, misery, crushed dreams, broken relationships, guilt, and shame plague us when we choose to sin. We find ourselves in rut,facing a series of wrong choices that take […]

OBTAINING THE PRIZE

In 1 Corinthians 9:24, Paul compares the Christian life to a lifelong race. Just as one runner receives the top prize in a marathon, so every Christian should run in a way that they may obtain the prize. Paul told Timothy that he has “fought the good fight, finished the race, and have kept the […]

His Commandments Are Not Burdensome?

1 John 5:3 There are times in life when the teachings of God can feel inconvenient, restrictive or even unreasonable. Those times typically come when Christian teachings conflict with the desires of our hearts.  Figuratively speaking, we want to go East but the Bible teachings say go West.  Every fiber in us wants to go […]

Restoring Our Worship

Ezra 3:1-4 This morning we are starting the slow process of restoring our worship and fellowship, but we are not the first to have to do this. It has been over a year since many of us have been able to participate in the congregational singing of the church.   It has been over a year […]

Saved, All Glory Goes To God

1st Timothy 1:15 Some of us wonder what would have happened to us if we had continued down the path we were on earlier in life. There were times that our lives could have been irreparably altered and maybe a few times when our lives could have ended. We have to be truly grateful for God’s […]

Lord I believe, Help My Unbelief

Text:  Mark 9:20-24 Lord I Believe, Help My Unbelief Mark 9:20-24 Proverbs 3:5-65 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,And lean not on your own understanding;6 In all your ways acknowledge Him,And He shall [b]direct your paths. It is our endeavor to trust God’s promises and His word to guide our lives. But, if we will be honest, when […]

Don’t Be An Empty House

Don’t Be An Empty House Matthew 12:43-44 Matthew 12:43-45 43 “When an unclean spirit goes out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest, and finds none. 44 Then he says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’ And when he comes, he finds it empty, swept, and put in order. 45 Then he goes and takes with […]

Faith Through Trials

1st Peter 1:3-81st Peter 1:6 NKJV 6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, Occasionally, a Christian’s positive disposition and consistent joy can seem unbelievable. Somehow our brothers and sisters can go through challenges but not show the impact of those challenges when […]

Great Love Stories Of The Bible

John 3:16 Some of the greatest love stories ever told are found in The Bible.  Most of the time when we are reading The Bible, we are not looking for love stories. So, we can read right past great stories of love without recognizing them. It’s like when kids look at their parents and never see […]