• Advent Devotional: Day 19

    December 16, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 19: Thursday, December 16, 2021 Opening Prayer “Most merciful God, who so loved the world as to give thine only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life: Grant unto us, we humbly pray thee, the precious gift of faith, that we may know that the… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 17

    December 14, 2021 by

    Advent 2021Day 17: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Opening Prayer “Thank you, my God, for the Good News which awaits my coming to you today, and always. Thank you for the grace and mercy which promise to set me free of all the sins and disappointments of life which hinder me on my journey toward your… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 16

    December 13, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 16: Monday, December 13, 2021 Opening Prayer “O God, who has set before us the great hope that thy kingdom shall come on earth, and has taught us to pray for its coming: Make us ever ready to thank thee for the signs of its dawning, and to pray and work for… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 12

    December 9, 2021 by

    Advent 2021Day 12: Thursday, December 9, 2021 Opening Prayer “Blessed Lord, who caused all Holy Scripture to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and the comfort of your holy Word we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 11

    December 8, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 11: Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Opening Prayer “Almighty God, who in thy providence hast made all ages a preparation for the kingdom of thy Son: We beseech thee to make ready our hearts for the brightness of thy glory and the fulness of thy blessing in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” (Methodist… Read more

  • Our Providential Hope: Advent Devotional, Day 10

    December 7, 2021 by

    I was unable to write a devotional today in the usual format, so please forgive this devotional “rerun” from last year’s Advent season. God’s Providential Hope Mark 1:1-8 Four Hundred Years Four hundred long years had passed since Israel last heard from a prophet – from God himself. Four hundred years of silence. But now,… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 9

    December 6, 2021 by

    Advent 2021Day 9: Monday, December 6, 2021 Opening Prayer “O God, who in the days of old didst make thyself known to prophets and poets, and in the fulness of time didst reveal thyself in thy Son Jesus Christ: Help us to meditate upon the revelation of thyself which thou hast given, that thy constant… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 8

    December 5, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 8: Sunday, December 5, 2021 Opening Prayer “O God our Father, who didst send forth thy Son to be King of kings and Prince of Peace: Grant that all the kingdoms of this world may become the kingdom of Christ, and learn of him the way of peace. Send forth among all… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 7

    December 4, 2021 by

    Advent 2021: Day 7Saturday, December 4, 2021 Opening Prayer “Ever present God, you taught us that the night is far spent and the day is at hand. Grant that we may ever be found watching for the coming of your Son. Save us from undue love of the world, that we may wait with patient… Read more

  • Advent Devotion: Day 6

    December 3, 2021 by

    Advent 2021Day 6: Friday, December 3, 2021 Opening Prayer “O Thou who art the source of all existence and the light of all seeing: We remember with joy and awe that the world is thy creation, and that life is thy gift. Lift our thoughts from the littleness of our own works to the greatness,… Read more

  • Advent Devotional: Day 5

    December 2, 2021 by

    Advent 2021: Day 5Thursday, December 2, 2021 Opening Prayer “Almighty God, who came to us long ago in the birth of Jesus Christ, be born in us anew today by the power of your Holy Spirit. We offer our lives as home to you and ask for grace and strength to live as your faithful,… Read more

  • Advent Devotion: Day 4

    December 1, 2021 by

    Advent 2021Day 4: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Opening Prayer “Merciful God, you sent your prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation. Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ, our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you… Read more

  • Advent: Day 3

    November 30, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 3: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Opening Prayer “O God who didst prepare of old the minds and hearts of men for the coming of thy Son, and whose Spirit ever worketh to illumine our darkened lives with the light of the Gospel: Prepare now our minds and hearts, we beseech thee, that… Read more

  • Advent: Day 2

    November 29, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 2: Monday, November 29, 2021 Opening Prayer “Eternal God, in your providence you made all ages a preparation for the kingdom of your Son. Make ready our hearts for the brightness of your glory and the fulness of your blessing in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” (UMC Book of Worship, 1992) Scripture… Read more

  • Advent: Day 1

    November 28, 2021 by

    Advent 2021 Day 1: Sunday, November 28, 2021 Opening Prayer “Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in… Read more

  • Redeem the Time

    October 27, 2021 by

    Redeem Your Time Ephesians 5:15-17 – Be very careful, then, how you live–not as unwise but as wise, [16] making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. [17] Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow Scripture says we are like vapors which are… Read more

  • New Podcast Episode & Bible Study Page

    October 26, 2021 by

    A new episode of the Right Path podcast is up. It’s on the differences between worldly wisdom and godly wisdom and how we go about discerning between the two, as well as how we apply godly wisdom on our lives. Also, I have been teaching a class this year called, Old Testament Essentials, which one… Read more

  • Sunday’s Sermon: Bless God

    October 26, 2021 by

    The videos below are from our two worship services from this past Sunday. The first one is from our contemporary service and the second video is from our traditional worship service. The title of the sermon is, “Bless God,” taken from Psalm 34:1-8.

  • Rooted and Built Up

    October 13, 2021 by

    Colossians 2:6-7 – So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, [7] rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Off to a Great Start We start off so well. With great gratitude and enthusiasm we bow before the throne of our King.… Read more

  • Practical Atheism

    October 6, 2021 by

    Romans 1:21 -For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. Militant Atheism Much has been made over the last few years regarding the emergence of militant atheism’s evangelistic crusade to rid the world of ignorance. Specifically,… Read more

  • The Right Side of Truth

    September 29, 2021 by

    John 18:36-37 – Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place.” [37] “You are a king, then!” said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason… Read more

  • The Right Side of Truth (This Week’s Podcast)

    September 28, 2021 by

    It’s popular today to talk about being on the right side of history. But what does Jesus say about that? It seems he’s much more concerned about being on the right side of truth. And he also let us know that when we were on the right side of truth we are therefore on the… Read more

  • The World or the Word

    September 22, 2021 by

    James 3:13-18 Default or Discipline We are going to take a look at two kinds of wisdom and two sources of wisdom. There’s a quotation I first heard from Ken Boa that I think will help us think through this together. “The world will define you by default; but the Word will define you by… Read more

  • Longing for Home (This Week’s Podcast)

    September 21, 2021 by

    Today’s episode looks at the deepest longings of our hearts. Christians believe that God has placed eternity in our hearts and nothing else in this world but God himself can really satisfy that desire. You can check it out by clicking the image below and listening to it on the podcast platform of your choice.

  • Dying So They May Live

    September 15, 2021 by

    John 12:24-26 – I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. [25] The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal… Read more

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