Church Blog (Page 2)

This blog page is here with the intention of expanding your knowledge of God and his Word; as well as to provide some devotional thoughts for your spiritual growth.

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 102 “My days are like an evening shadow; I wither away like grass. But you, O LORD, are enthroned forever; you are remembered throughout all generations.” ~ Psalm 102:11-12 This psalm assists my perspective of how small and finite I am and helps me rightly see the immensity and eternality of God.  Perhaps the…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | Why did Jesus become human? Answer | Jesus became a human so that He could share in our weakness. He became like us so that He might die in our place, deliver us from sin, and represent us to God. Scripture | Hebrews 2:17 Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 101 “I will look with favor on the faithful in the land, that they may dwell with me; he who walks in the way that is blameless shall minister to me.” ~ Psalm 101:6 This psalm is a royal psalm of King David.  Royal psalms deal with the spiritual role of king as God’s…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | Why did Jesus come to earth? Answer | God sent His one and only Son from heaven to earth to seek and save the lost. Jesus came to make the Father known and provide eternal life in His name. Scripture | John 17:3 “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 100 “Know that the LORD, he is God!” ~ Psalm 100:3a Other than Psalm 23, is this not the most well-known and well-loved psalm?  I hope that whatever level of familiarity or fondness you have with this psalm does not deaden the power and effect of the truth found within.  These 5 verses should…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | How did Jesus come to be? Answer | Jesus has always existed as the Son of God. He was not created, but He made all things. At the right time, He came to earth, was born of Mary, and became fully man. Scripture | Galatians 4:4-5 But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 99 “Exalt the LORD our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he!” ~ Psalm 99:5 All of God’s Word is timeless and fitting.  Perhaps this psalm will seem especially fitting considering the times we live in, the climate/culture around us, and even your own personal difficulties that you may be walking through.  What…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | What is Jesus like? Answer | Jesus is fully God and fully man. He is without sin and He remains the same forever. He is the radiance of the Father, and is the only mediator between God and man. Scripture | 1 Timothy 2:5-6 For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 98 “…All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.” ~ Psalm 98:3b A psalm of salvation (v.1-3), musical worship (v.4-8) and ultimate justice (v.9).  And this is why we gather as the church.  We gather because of, by means of and for the praise of the freedoms we have…

Bible Catechism: The Doctrine of Jesus

Question | Who is Jesus? Answer | Jesus is the Christ, the holy and righteous Son of God, the second person of the Trinity. He is the way, the truth, the life, and the only Savior of the world. Scripture | John 20:31 But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and…