There's a place where the Lord longs to fellowship with us. A place where we can escape every other thing vying for our attention. A place where our circumstances fade in the peace of His comfort. A place where my flesh is rendered powerless. A place where the enemy cannot reach me. The place where the … Continue reading The Secret Place
It’s the story of Christmas. The story of Jesus in a manger that we talk about every December. The one we sing about. The one we read about. The story that fuels the holidays and seasonal cheer. The story that initiated our salvation. The one story that matters the most. But sometimes, we can become … Continue reading Getting to Know Jesus: Luke 2
In the Revelation of Jesus Christ, revealed to John on the island of Patmos, Jesus spends chapter 2-3 verbalizing what John is to write to the seven churches in Asia Minor. Scattered across the Anatolia Peninsula (or present day Western Turkey) these seven churches include Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea, originating in … Continue reading Getting to Know Jesus: Revelation 3
(You can listen to my message on this same topic at http://fbcbf.com/sermons/what-do-you-desire-most) As human beings, we are so needy for love and respect. God knows this full well. He designed us to be that way. One might think it's rather cruel for God to create us with such unquenchable desire, but ironically this exists as … Continue reading What Do You Desire Most?
Written by the apostle Paul, Romans possesses an abundance of rich theology regarding Christ, grace, righteousness, sin, and resurrected life in Christ, among other things. Romans was written out of Paul’s desire to visit the church at Rome and encourage the Roman Christians' journey in the faith. Ever since Paul was met by Jesus on … Continue reading Getting to Know Jesus: Romans 5