Articles Tagged 'Promise'

Jesus with Dirt on His Face and No Place to Sleep

Have you seen Jesus here?

Phil Ware continues his leadership series on the Immanuel Sayings or ways to experience Jesus, this one focuses on compassionate service.

Yearning for the Presence

Why do we settle for so much less than the real thing?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages about Immanuel, God with us, The Presence, in our lives that we yearn, ache, thirst for.

We Felt like Grasshoppers

Who pays the highest price for our lack of faith?

Phil Ware continues his series from The Story as he shares with us the challenges of taking the new land and the price paid for the lack of faithfulness and leadership and vision on the part of the generation that would not enter the land because of fear.

More than just a Bag of Bones

What's left when it's all over?

Phil Ware stays with The Story theme and reminds us again of Joseph and his faithfulness.

Commitments and Complications

How true are we to our promises?

Rubel Shelly talks about trustworthiness, about keeping our word, honoring our promises, and even more, honoring God by keeping our promises.

Promises Kept!

How do you know you can trust the promises of Jesus?

Phil Ware talks about the promises of Jesus and how we know we can trust them: because he kept the hard and painful promises to die for us.

All Who Are Weary

Is there any place to get some rest?

Tom Norvell prays for the weary and the heavy burdened and tired, based on Jesus' promise to give us rest.

This Is What I Told You ...

What difference does it make that Jesus knew and did it anyway?

Phil Ware continues his series of articles based on Jesus' LifeWORDS, the words he spoke after his resurrection. This week the focus is upon Jesus knowing and predicting he would be crucified and raised and what difference does it make to us today.

Time for Some Faith Tracking

Can you see how the Lord has guided your path?

Rose Rose carefully and respectfully challenges us to launch out in faith and see the great promises gives to us.

Promoted to Heaven

Promotion Day is coming!

Death is just another stage in our journey to heaven; it's like Promotion Day at Sunday School. You're just moving on to something better

Because We Are Human

What is the purpose of God sending Jesus?

Tom Norvell looks at our humanity and sees behind it all our need for Jesus.

The Lord Is Faithful

Can you depend upon anyone any more?

Tom Norvell reflects on Psalm 145:13-16 and reminds us that in the middle of broken marriages, broken political promises, and broken hopes, God is faithful to his promises.

Big Rig Ministry: Test Track

Why go through the testing before hitting the real goal?

Tom Pousche uses his big experience to help him better understand the need for testing to prepare us for the journey ahead.

Of Grasshoppers and Giants

How do we overcome our giants

Russ Lawson shares some insights from the 12 spies, 10 of whom convinced the children of Israel to fear the future and turn back; but Russ reminds us of God's promises.

Where to Find Peace?

Where do you find peace in a world as troubled as ours?

Tom Norvell shares with us the promise of Jesus to find peace even in the middle of a world full of trouble, because Jesus has overcome the world.

Prayer for the New Year

What are you praying for this year?

This is simply a prayer for us to use the New Year wisely and well.

Change is Constant

How can change be a constant that ties us to the past and gives us hope for the future?

Change is a constant so how we deal with it is crucial and is part of our heritage as God's people.

Change is Constant

Do you really want things to quit changing?

Change is inevitable and we should appreciate many of the changes, but we need to trust in God who does not change.

A Definite Maybe

Can you make up your mind?

God's promises are sure because he is always faithful.

Empty House Full of Memories

Have you found your place of peace?

Jesus promises us his peace if we will open our hearts to his contentment.

In the Middle

Where are you stuck?

We will never make it trying to live in the middle: it is the place of collisions and disasters.

Stairway to the Moon

Have you gone up this stairway?

God's presence, promise