Messages on Faith

Faith

Christianity is known as our faith. Our doctrines are referred to as our articles of faith. We do things as acts of faith or take leaps of faith. The church building is known as a place of faith. The people that meet within it are called a people of faith or a faith community. When things get tough, we encourage one another to keep the faith. Paul wrote to the church in Ephesus that we are one body with one…

Better Than Sacrifice

Control.  Everyone desires to have and maintain it and everyone feels uncomfortable and fearful without it.  This is one of the key reasons why more people feel safer driving a car than flying in a plane.  Statistics prove that air flight is far safer, however, our lack of control over the flight deny the facts. However, this need for control can cloud our judgment and keep us from the abundantly blessed life that God has promised us.  Whether we choose…

Living Beyond Emotions

Emotions.  We were created with them whenever we were formed in the image of God.  They are amoral – neither right nor wrong in and of themselves.  They can be invoked and changed easily and instantly, well, unless you are Chuck Norris… All of this being said, what role do emotions play in the kingdom of God?  Our Heavenly Father’s anger burned toward people (Exodus 4:14), He even calls Himself a jealous God (Exodus 34:14).  In fact, He even hates…