Messages from September 2021

Goodness of God

Psalm 119:68 You are good, and what you do is good;     teach me your decrees. Oh the goodness of God!  He is good and what He does is good.  It’s all good! Our understanding of goodness doesn’t even come close to the goodness of God, though.  We’ve honestly cheapened and decreased the meaning of the word good.  That was some good pizza. They played a good game. Pumpkin spice is good. (Blach!) That song is really good. God is…

Truth

Last week, we learned about trusting God from Hezekiah.  I love that even when we lose some battles, even when we give in to fear and doubt and begin to compromise, even if we give to our enemy that which belongs to God, there is still hope for us! If we lay everything out before the Lord and surrender it into His hands, no matter how much of a mess it may be, He is able to redeem our situation. …

Trust

Trust.  Merriam-Webster defines it as one in which confidence is placed as a noun or to place confidence within as a verb.  Trust is such a fragile thing in the days which we are living.  Who and what can we trust? Can we trust our government?  Do they really have our best interests in mind?  Our employers?  Our spouse?  Like, are they really working late and how close are they really to that coworker?  Our friends?  Our pets?  Will my…

Correction

Last week, we were challenged to expand our mindset and view of worship.  We were challenged to see it as God sees it; not just a genre of music, but a lifestyle of laying down ourselves to exalt God.  It’s kind of like looking at an acorn not seeing it not just for what it is, but for the potential within it.  Worship is not a silly-hatted little nut, it’s a vast, dense forest of mighty oaks producing acorns and…