Tag Archives: Love of God

Always in Christ

Romans 8:31-39 Depression; clinical depression. It is not something understood by those who do not suffer from it. It isn’t simply a mood or a sullen disposition. Depression is a chronic condition, an imbalance, an affliction. Such depression can take … Continue reading

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The power of God’s love

Mark 5:1-20 In our world today, we seldom hear of demons seizing control of someone’s life. But in reality, the powers of evil manifest themselves in many ways. Satan’s demonic helpers are more than capable of throwing someone’s life into … Continue reading

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God has a plan

John 3:1-17 There are a couple phrases used by Christians that seem to always get under my skin. The first one is “Everything happens for a reason.” The other is the phrase “God has a plan.” The usual context for … Continue reading

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The Emmaus Road

Luke 24:13-35 The road to Emmaus, as traveled by two disciples, was one of abandoned hope and broken hearts. Early in the week they greeted Jesus as their king. Days later, Jesus was crucified. Instead of their King’s triumph, they … Continue reading

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The upper room

John 13:1-38, 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 If we were in the upper room the night Jesus was handed over, we would have been in the same boat as the apostles. There is no way they could have imagined the unfolding of … Continue reading

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Do you love God?

John 14:15-31 “Do you love God?” To good Christian folk this question seems to have an obvious answer, of course we love God. Before we answer too quickly, perhaps we should consider another question; “Do we keep his commandments?” The … Continue reading

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Make no distinctions

James 2:1-13 The hypothetical situation lifted up by James, that of two men from widely differing circumstances coming into the assembly, is something that happens often in the life of the Church. People from all walks of life, rich and … Continue reading

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