Vanity Under the Sun

The Vanity of Wealth Under the Sun | Ecclesiastes 5:8-20

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Ecclesiastes 5:10 | He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.     Ecclesiastes 5:19 | Everyone also to whom God has given wealth and possessions and power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot …

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On the Rock | Matthew 7:24-29

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had …

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Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished one of his disciples said to him, “Lord teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 Prayer does not come naturally. We are not born knowing how to come to God in prayer. It is a practice of nurture, not …

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The Ascension | Day 31

While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up to heaven. (Luke 24:51 ESV) Especially for the disciples, Jesus’ life on earth must have been quite a bumpy ride. At Jesus’ call to follow Him, each left his previous way of living to follow Jesus around the country side, hoping that He …

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How Should We Read Genealogies in the Bible?

As I approach Luke 3 for preaching this week, I find myself staring down upon one of the dreaded begats found throughout the Bible. As a pastor, I am uncertain if I am allowed to say this, but the genealogies in the Bible can be pretty boring. Often, they are simply scattered throughout certain places, yet …

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