Repent and believe the gospel

Repent and believe the gospel

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:‘Prepare the way of the Lord;Make His paths straight.Every valley shall be filledAnd every mountain and hill brought low;The crooked places shall be made straightAnd the rough ways smooth;And all flesh shall see the salvation...
This will be the sign

This will be the sign

And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” (Luke 2:12 NKJV). The announcement of Jesus’ birth to the shepherds was great news, not just for them but for all people – that Christ was born,...
Let it be to me according to your word

Let it be to me according to your word

The angel Gabriel had just explained to Mary what was about to take place in her life, namely, that she, as a virgin, would be the God-bearer, the human vessel through whom Christ would be born into the world.  Few of us ever know with certainty what the future...
Lending to God

Lending to God

“When we have pity on the poor, we are lending to God at interest; and when we give to the lowly, we are giving to God: in a spiritual sense, we are sacrificing a sweet fragrance to Him.”- St. Cyprian of Carthage This week, many people will spend...
A Prayer from the Heart

A Prayer from the Heart

He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Matthew 16:15-16 And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat...
How to Pray (when things aren’t going your way)

How to Pray (when things aren’t going your way)

When it was clear that we couldn’t persuade him, we gave up and said, “The Lord’s will be done.” Acts 21:14 NLT When circumstances are set against you and the most obvious problems seem to be ignored or insignificant to those who could fix them, we tend to pray for...