Burk Parsons said about humility: Humility isn’t pretending to be humble so others will take notice of us but forgetting ourselves so others will see Christ. What are the signs of humility? Are you humble? Do you recognize what God does with a humble person? Please see this article by Tim Challies: https://www.challies.com/10-sure-marks-of-humility/
Romans 8:28. It is a verse that is very quotable. But we too often hear “all things work together for good” without hearing “for those who love God and are called according to his purpose.” When hard times come, what does it really mean God is up to? Please see this in-depth article from Dr.
Hebrews 11:1-2 “Now faith is the reality of what is hoped for, the proof of what is not seen.2 For our ancestors won God’s approval by it.” Have you ever considered how the people of the Old Testament got saved? Were they saved the same way we are today? How does all this work? For
Missionary Paul Washer wrote: Hollow feelings can be evidence of a wandering heart. The world gives a meager return for the affections we give it, but Christ satisfies. How do feelings interact with faith? To what end does what we believe inform or not inform our feelings? For a great, short article on this topic,
Dr. John Piper prayed in 2009 from the pulpit: O Lord, grant that I feel more amazed that I am forgiven for my wrongs than that I have been wronged. To be forgiven by the all-holy God above, and to FEEL forgiven — breakthrough to power! I’ve never seen a church where the people feel
Dr. John Piper said: Sometimes the prayer you prayed 999 times is answered in attempt 1,000. Don’t give up. If Jesus answered the prayer of demons, doesn’t it stand to reason he’ll answer the prayers of his own followers (Luke 8:31-32)? Prayer, as a mere roll of the dice, will never be answered by God.
Anthony A. Hoekema in his book Created in God’s Image (pg. 22) said: We must learn to know what the image of God is by looking at Jesus Christ. What must therefore be at the center of the image of God is not characteristics like the ability to reason or the ability to make decisions…but
Vacation Bible School 2017 at Tower View Baptist Church Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18 Thank you for your interest in Vacation Bible School at Tower View! We so appreciate the opportunity and trust to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with your most precious gifts. Please feel free to register below. All are
What a joy (and hard to believe) that tonight we celebrate our 12th annual AWANA awards / family night! Each Wednesday during the school year, nearly 75 children and ministry workers study, memorize, and learn God’s Word. And I just want to say a special THANK YOU to all those who help each week. From
Pastor Scotty Smith said: Some trust in horses & chariots, some rely on resolutions & re-dedications; but our hope is built on nothing less/more/other than Jesus. Do you panic more than you hope? Are you on track to trust in God more than your feelings? In this very practical, Christ-centered article, Dr. Paul David Tripp