Why do some who have obeyed the gospel eventually leave the church? In most cases, it is not an abrupt giving up on the life of faith, but a gradual drifting away from the Lord and His church.
The Christian life is not a sprint, but a marathon. We must “run the race set before us,” keeping our eyes on Jesus, who awards the prize only He can give.
No one likes to hear it, and at the time no one likes to receive it, but sooner or later we learn the essential lessons that discipline, especially God’s discipline, teaches us.
Our congregational theme for this year, “Better,” comes from this text, along with the reminder that God can never forget those who truly love Him and perform His work.
The Hebrew writer is telling his audience that he is expecting a “better life for them and from them.” May that be our expectation as we read and study regularly.
As the children of God, we see what is invisible, we feel what is untouchable, and we believe what most would say is unbelievable. The question is, “Why?”
2016 Theme: “Better” 2016 Summer Series Theme: “Lord, Help My Unbelief!”
Why is blood so important in God’s plan of redemption? Why was the shedding of Jesus’ blood essential for our salvation?
We conclude our “Why?” series with a reminder of what faith is and what faith does, and why faith is so crucial in God’s plan of salvation.
When crisis invades our life, we must have an anchor to hold us sure and steadfast. That is exactly what God provides us.