Verses on Prayer

1 Chronicles 16:11 Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. Psalms 4:1 Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: you have enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy on me, and hear my prayer. Psalms 145:18 The LORD is near to all them that call on him, … Continue reading

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. Romans 8:1 ESV There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 1 Peter 2:9 ESV But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a … Continue reading

“those who trust shall…”

Last week as we moved into our new meeting place at the church, we also transitioned into a new series entitled “those who trust shall.”  Although the series is new, the subject matter isn’t entirely foreign.  In fact, we’ve been building up to it since the start of the year, most recently with our series … Continue reading

Humanity has a trust problem.

Hey everyone – we had a week off from Elev8ight and were back last Wednesday with the middle part of the Trust series. Here’s where we’ve been: Psalm 91 reveals several promises hinged on trusting Him, something all humanity struggles to do: For those who trust Him, God will be shelter, rescue, rest, protection, and … Continue reading

Choosing God’s Blessings

I want to share an excerpted story from Robert Morris’ “The God I Never Knew” that I have been reflecting on for the past week and a half or so. “A story is told of a poor man in Eastern Europe in the early nineteen hundreds.  The man longed to move himself and his family … Continue reading

More than a God of good intentions

We’re in a short study of Psalm 91, homing in on what it means to trust the Lord. “He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.’” … Continue reading

Your purpose, but not about you

James 5 seems to jump all over the place – here are some highlights from Thursday night: “You have lived on the earth in pleasure and luxury; you have fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter.” James 5:5 That verse could nail us to a wall. Pleasure and luxury might as well be inscribed … Continue reading

answers.

“They promise freedom, but they themselves are slaves of sin and corruption.  For you are a slave to whatever controls you.  And when people escape from the wickedness of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and then get tangled up and enslaved by sin again, they are worse off than before.  … Continue reading