Hebrews 3:1-6 Greater than Jesus?

September 10, 2014Pastor's Blog

Hebrews 3:1-6 Greater than Jesus? Why does the writer of Hebrews go to great lengths in the opening of chapter 3 establishing the supremacy of Jesus over Moses? In my study, I found it is widely believed Hebrews was written to Jewish converts who were being tempted to revert back to Judaism. In the eyes … Read More

Hebrews 3

September 10, 2014Daily Reading

Jesus Greater Than Moses 3 Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, 2 who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’shouse. 3 For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house … Read More

Devotion on Promise

September 9, 2014Pastor's Blog

Hebrews 2:6-9 says, “What is mankind that you are mindful of them, a son of man that you care for him? You made them a little lower than the angels; you crowned them with glory and honor and put everything under their feet.” In putting everything under them, God left nothing that is not subject … Read More

Hebrews 2

September 9, 2014Daily Reading

Warning Against Neglecting Salvation 2 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. 2 For sincethe message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, 3 how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and … Read More

This is My Son

September 8, 2014Pastor's Blog, Weekly Devotional

This is My Son Hebrews 1:3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven. There is no one like Jesus! Check out … Read More

Hebrews 1

September 8, 2014Daily Reading

The Supremacy of God’s Son 1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 3 He is … Read More

Fear not, for I am with you… Is. 43:5-7

September 6, 2014Pastor's Blog

Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your descendants from the east, and gather you from the west; I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ and to the south, ‘Do not keep them back!’ Bring My sons from afar, and My daughters from the ends of the earth—Everyone who is … Read More

Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another…”

September 5, 2014Pastor's Blog

It’s that time again, where school supply lists reign supreme. But as you fill your child’s backpack with the essentials for a successful year, be sure to include kindness! Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another…” Aristotle said; “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” I agree. While education is … Read More

The Lord Will Answer: Jeremiah 33:3 Devotion

September 4, 2014Pastor's Blog

In this new year of a mission of grace, the Lord will answer you as you call upon him. Jeremiah lived during a time that the Israelites had turned their backs on God. Jeremiah himself was confined to a courtyard (Jer 32:2, 33:1) as the Babylonians laid siege to Jerusalem. But Jeremiah understood God’s Word … Read More

1 Peter 2:9 “Called Out”

September 3, 2014Pastor's Blog

Beginnings, exhilarating and frightening all at the same time…particularly the outset of a new journey. I remember when my parents dropped me off at Penn State for my freshman year of college. Being on my own was a tantalizing thought. After all, I was well prepared with books, class schedules and quickest routes possible to … Read More