The Bible says that we are to have glad and thankful hearts, and what better way to show our thanks than to live faithful lives. So let us all build up Christian character in our lives and grow the fruit of Faithfulness. So that in all things, He might find us faithful.
As we study this topic, let us all be encouraged that even the most impulsive of people – namely, Peter himself, was used by God, as he slowly learned how to control himself. And just like Peter, our faith will be fruitful if and when we learn self-control.
Pastor Dan will begin a four week preaching series on the true nature of Christian Character and how we can live up to our calling in Christ. We will examine several fruits of the Spirit and learn how we can be the person God has called us to be – men and women of Christian character and integrity.
To live contently is something that we all desire for, yet, too often we seek contentment through what we have, to no avail. Thankfully, the apostle Paul wrote about how to be content in 1 Timothy 6, and taught us that true contentment is not about what we have, but who we know.
Even in the pursuit of happiness, there are some people who chase after things that they think will make them happy but leave them feeling empty or wanting more. So, what is the solution? To chase after what truly satisfies, what fills and lasts forever; Jesus Christ.
As we come to the last few services of our Hymn series, we will consider the best Christmas carol and Easter hymn in our hymnal. His birth is everything. It’s the foundation of our belief – God with us, and the answer to our prayers – the sacrificial lamb of God. So we will celebrate the greatest days on the church calendar with songs from the greatest hymn writer of all time – Charles Wesley.
As we continue in our series on the Hymns of the Church, we will be talking about the Holy Spirit. Sadly, this topic is underrepresented in the Hymnal and in most worship services. Thus there are only a few hymns dedicated to Him and none by any notable hymn writers. That said, we often sing […]