Malachi 4:2

November 30, 2013Daily Reading

2 But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousnesswill rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.

Malachi 4:2 Encouragement

November 30, 2013Pastor's Blog

Healing – Even in the Shadows Malachi 4:2 “But for you who revere my name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in its  wings.” Are you waiting on healing? Are you battling a physical ailment or emotional wound that perhaps, has crippled your faith? Read the Scripture again…”for you who revere my name, … Read More

Isaiah 7:13-15 Encouragement

November 29, 2013Pastor's Blog

If there is a sad part to the way people celebrate Christmas, it is that most have no idea what the birth of Jesus really means. It is not really about the happy, tender scene of the manger setting. • It is actually about God becoming man • It is a story of suffering and … Read More

Isaiah 7:13-15

November 29, 2013Daily Reading

13 Then Isaiah said, “Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of humans? Will you try the patience of my God also? 14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. 15 He will be eating curdsand honey when he knows enough to reject the wrong and … Read More

Psalm 23:4

November 28, 2013Daily Reading

4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,[a] I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 23:4 Encouragement

November 28, 2013Pastor's Blog

God Comforts Thru the Valleys Have you ever considered the difference between the rod and the staff? Psalm 23 is one of the world’s most well-known Scripture passages. Here, verse 4 reminds believers that the Holy Spirit (the good Shepherd) is present in all of life’s circumstances to direct our steps and guide us. Rod- … Read More

Joshua 1:9 Encouragement

November 27, 2013Pastor's Blog

UNSHAKABLE COURAGE To best understand the challenge of this verse, read Joshua 1:2-9. Joshua was about to face a momentous, risky, humanly impossible task. Against the dark backdrop of fear (and giants), God knew that Joshua needed courage. So Joshua was given the greatest promise He could have heard- “the Lord your God will be … Read More

Joshua 1:9

November 27, 2013Daily Reading

9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Exodus 33:13-14 Encouragement

November 26, 2013Pastor's Blog

Exodus 33:13-14 says, “Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found Grace in your sight, show me now your ways, that I may know you, that I may find Grace in your sight: and consider that this nation is your people. And He said, My Presence shall go with you, and I will give … Read More

Exodus 33:13-14

November 26, 2013Daily Reading

13 If you are pleased with me, teach me your ways so I may know you and continue to find favor with you. Remember that this nation is your people.” 14 The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”