Preacher: Pastor Ray Text: Num 16 Humble yourself before the Lord Jesus and let Him exalt you.
Preacher: Pastor Ray We complete our three-week series about seeking the Lord by examining whether or not the Lord is our only good. May He remove idols in your heart as you set Him before you day by day. Discussion Questions Read Psalm 16:1. David’s enemies were not ultimately Saul, or the Philistines, or Absalom, […]
I want to start with a little story. Our afternoon service time slot of 4pm has saved me on more than one occasion as a pastor. My goal in preaching is to be done with my sermon by Friday night, but sermon prep is not like writing a term paper for your English class. Pastors, […]
I was meditating on this section while I was at a cafe in San Marino and I got a chance to do a prayer walk nearby in a neighborhood filled with million dollar homes. And God spoke to me and what I am about to say is uncomfortable. It’s uncomfortable for me as I struggle […]
Then, Paul goes on to remind the Corinthians about who they were before Christ. Just to show how different and out of this world God’s new wisdom and power are, God doesn’t save people based on our worldly credentials or talents or our pedigree. Remember, many members of the church at Corinth were ex-slaves and […]
Paul mentions this absurd view of baptism. Then he mentions the historical reality, namely that he baptized so few among them, thank goodness. And he did this ultimately in order to expose the folly of their allegiance to human leaders. 22 Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom. This mindset of choosing leaders […]