This is a special message delivered during a special, outdoor worship service at Yahoola Creek Park.
In Matthew 6, when Jesus is teaching his disciples how to pray, he provides them with some really encouraging pre-prayer information, saying, "Your Father in heaven knows what you need even before you ask." There are a number of implications for this: We do not pray to a far away, detached God, but to our "Father" who … Continue reading Before We Even Ask
In the opening chapter of John's Gospel, he introduces two individuals: Jesus and (another) John, Jesus' cousin (the one known for baptizing). John the Baptizer grew quite famous as a preacher in those days, and I suppose it could have gone to his head. He could have begun to think that he was important. Indispensable. … Continue reading I Am Not the Christ
In Matthew 6, Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray. One of the key phrases is to submit ourselves to the sovereign, wise and perfect will of the Father with the prayer, "Your will be done." That is easy to say; much harder to live. If I'm honest, what I really want is for God … Continue reading Your Will be Done… or Mine?