There is nothing more central to the Christian faith than the cross of Christ. Ironically, this Roman symbol of death is the source of life.
This morning we heard from David Mensah, who directs the ministry of GRID-NEA in northern Ghana. The Israelites gathered around Ezra as the Law was read and worshiped the Lord for his goodness. God has given us who gather today in his Name much reason to follow their example.
Follow along with a transcription of David’s message as you listen to the audio recording:
This week we bring our series Cultivate to a close, considering the fruit of self-control. Self-control isn’t a flashy virtue; it seems common and almost mundane. But, allowing the Spirit to teach us self-control may be one of the most important things we can do to protect our own well being and the well being of those around us. Exercising self-control is actually an incredible expression of love. Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
There are few characteristics that are more often referred to in a description of God than the word “faithfulness.” As a result, it is predictable that such a characteristic ought to mark the lives of Christ-followers. Why is it important, and how are we doing? Reading: Matthew 25:14-23.