Peace in the Storm

Peace in the Storm

The Sabbath was taken away from the ten tribes of Israel but not from the Jews. In Hosea 2:1 we are told, “I will also cause all her mirth to cease… and her Sabbaths.” The good news is that the Sabbath has been restored. The Sabbath is a time to focus on the...
What Else is True?

What Else is True?

It’s hard to know where to begin this message.  In national politics, something happened this week that millions of earnest Christians had prayed would not happen, and executive orders are flowing as I write. Meanwhile, the violence is still erupting in Portland,...
The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath

The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath

Today we will consider an interesting story in the life of Jesus that probably took place shortly before grain harvest. Jesus, His disciples, and others were walking along a lane with grain fields on both sides. The grain was most likely wheat or barley. We...
Trust

Trust

Trust. What do you think when you hear that word? I initially think of the common definition: “To place confidence in, rely on.” We place our trust in a lot of things every day. We trust that the floor won’t collapse when we first set foot on it in the morning. We...
Neil Sandford: Relationship with God Amplified

Neil Sandford: Relationship with God Amplified

This week, Neil Sandford spoke to us about the word “relationship.” In his experience, the use of this word to describe how we relate to God is relatively new. As a child, he heard about walking with God and about being a disciple. In this sermon, he provides...