God is absolutely in control of everything. We call this God’s Sovereignty. When we doubt God’s sovereignty we immediately rely on self-sufficiency, which leaves us with a heavy heart or with a misplaced confidence.
Sometimes people erroneously think that once a person becomes a Christian there will be no hurt and pain. That’s simply not true. If the Christian life is solely a life of bliss why did Jesus need to send a Comforter? The Holy Spirit, my friend, brings us comfort in our...
No matter the problems we face, my friends, God will use our problems to conform us into the image of Christ, if we will keep our eyes on Him.
Have you experienced the wooing of the Holy Spirit? A gentle nudging to surrender completely to God. Listen to this story of Nicodemus who found himself being drawn to Jesus, though he was a man who had need of nothing.
Be honest with yourself. Are you spiritually mature? In fact, you will learn in this message what God’s Word has to say about maturing in the faith.
Sometimes people say, “I know I have been forgiven by God, and as far as I know I have forgiven everyone, but something is still wrong.” My friend, the problem is self-directed. God has forgiven you, once and for all. Forgive yourself of what God has already forgiven you for.
The Bible teaches the human race came from the first man Adam. We inherited sin from Adam. That sin separates us from God. Therefore, we must be born again, in Christ.
This message speaks of two rests. There is a rest from the burden of sin that comes with salvation and the rest from the burden of self that comes with surrender.
Our loving, Lord Jesus, in love, warned every person in this whole world that there are only two places to go upon your death. A place He called Heaven or a place He called Hell. Please listen, believe, and receive before you pass away forever. It’s your decision, alone.
To be a blessing to others you must discover those qualities in others that bless you and then by the power of the Holy Spirit … do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
- Chris Hodges (63)