Articles Tagged 'Night'

ToGather: Leaving an Enduring Legacy through Christmas (December 19, 2021)

The enduring legacy we want to leave at Christmas is our lasting trust in God to deliver us from darkness and to lead us into the grace of his goodness by being present with us in Jesus!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in a virtual, DIY, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to recognize God's great love that led Jesus to come to earth and live as one of us to save us and show us how to live.

Strategy for the End Times

I may never untangle every nuance of Jesus' prophecies about the destruction of Jerusalem and HIS coming at the end of time but I can be ready!

Phil Ware focuses on what we need to do, and who we need to be, by looking at six intersections with our world during these last days as we await the return of Jesus, the glorious Son of Man!

New Year with New Hope

Imagine if we all came together at the same time and prayed for God to intervene and help us overcome our world's problems!

Phil Ware explains the unified, simultaneous, hour of prayer on January 1 and December 31 as all the time zones gather together to pray.

Preparing for the Lord's Second Coming

We are to continue to live good Christian lives every day as preparation for the Lord's coming!

David W.T. Brattston reminds us of the kind of lives we need to live in preparation for the Lord's Coming.

The Story: The Hour of Darkness

What do you do when darkness descends and envelopes everything?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story and this week focuses on the The Hour of Darkness, Jesus' time on the cross and his crucifixion and passion.

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

Sometimes when kids get it wrong, they get it right!

Russ Lawson reminds us that kids can say something wrongly, but at the same time remind us of greater truth.

It Is Time

So how long are you going to wait?

Tom Norvell challenges us a week into the New Year to get about doing the work of God because it is time!

As Different as...

How important are our differences?

Phil Ware continues his series on Outside the Walls, looking at Nicodemus and the Samaritan woman at the well and reminding us that they are more alike than they are different: both need Jesus and his truth, life, and love.

Dreams

What kind of dreams do you dream?

Russ Lawson challenges us to think about the dreams we dream and then go to work to make them happen.

True Peace

Do you have the God who is there through everything?

Bill Sherrill talks about God, who is there through all the tough and also gentle moments of our lives!

The Burden & Blessing of Prayer

A hard night leads to a great time of prayer.

Tom Norvell talks about a sleepless night that leads to a great time of prayer and some key lessons about prayer.

That Didn't Hurt!

Why do we dread what we don't know?

Larry Davies shares a childhood experience and reminds us that we don't have to fear the unexpected or unexplained; we can pray and avoid a whole lot of sleepless nights.

True Peace

What happens after I leave the calm place?

Bill Sherrill shares about finding a quiet space where he can share in the joy and blessing of the Lord's peace, but he also talks about the times and places the Lord blesses him in the middle of terror, storm, and fear.

Putting Up Christmas Lights

Have you got your strings of light hung yet?

Rob Frazier writes about why he puts up Christmas lights and how each of us has some light to share with others.

Long Fire

Is the flame still alive for your?

Ann Voskamp is reminded of a night where love was first ignited and how it still burns brightly, even in the most mundane moments of life.

The Lord's Prayer

Do you really know the difference between the disciples' prayer and the Lord's prayer?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that the Lord's prayer on the night he was betrayed was for unity and he prayed this three times, it was so important to him.

A Little Lower, Please

How good are you at your communication skills?

A humorous story about a date is a reminder of how hard it can be to communicate well.

God in the Dark

How do we move from self-reliance to God reliance?

A trip through deep depression forces our writer to look at reliance, dependence upon God, and finding hope when there doesn't seem to be much reason to hope.

Dark Night of the Soul

Do you want to find God in the dark night of the soul?

Sometimes the dark night of the soul is exactly what we need to experience to let go of what we need to jettison and grab ahold again of God.

It Never Left

Where did your moon go?

Even when we cannot see the presence of God in our lives, he's always there!

New Fangled Night Light

What are you forgetting in the light of day?

Too many of our good intentions are never fulfilled because we forget them and leave our world in darkness.