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The Redeemer’s Rest Text: Ruth 3Rev. John Downs All of us have a desire for a settled place where we can put down roots, and yet we may look to things that can never satisfy. As today’s story from Ruth …

December 4, 2022 Read More »

Favor to the Foreigner Text: Ruth 2:1-23Rev. John Downs A merely academic, critical reading of today’s narrative misses a fundamental and important truth: this passage is not only about Naomi, Ruth and Boaz. It’s also about how God is sovereignly …

November 27, 2022 Read More »

Coming Home Text: Ruth 1:6-22Rev. John Downs Longing for home is a universal part of the human condition. Sometimes, however, we are tempted to make our “home” or to seek our identity in earthly things that can never truly satisfy. …

November 20, 2022 Read More »

Faithful Through Famine to Fullness Text: Ruth 1:1-5Rev. John Downs Today we begin a series on the book of Ruth which anticipates the birth of King David, even as we move toward Advent which points to the birth of the …

November 13, 2022 Read More »

God’s Love At Work For His People Text: John 17:1-26RE John Tittle As we finish up a series on New Testament prayers, today we approach holy ground, the high priestly prayer of Jesus for his followers — including all of …

November 6, 2022 Read More »

Grace Triumphs in Unexpected Ways Text: Luke 24:1-12, 36-43Dr. Peter Green Unsurprisingly, as it would also be in our day, the crucifixion of Jesus presented a major stumbling block to his messianic claims for the first followers of Christ. With …

October 30, 2022 Read More »

Grace, Peace & the Presence of God Text: 2 Thessalonians 3:16-18Rev. Kurt Gray The Scriptures do not contain any superfluous words. Although at times we might skim over opening and closing verses of epistles to get the heart of the …

October 23, 2002 Read More »

Grace Appeared Text: Titus 2:1-14Rev. Mark Robinson Paul teaches us that the one essential ingredient needed to plant a church is grace. God’s first word to us is grace as he calls us to himself. That same grace works within …

October 16, 2022 Read More »

Do You Want To Be Healed? Text: John 5:1-17Mr. Brian Shirak One of the beautiful things about Christianity is that it’s not merely a set of propositional truths but rather everything in it points to a person, Jesus. This Jesus …

October 9, 2022 Read More »

The Engine That Drives Us, Part 2 Text: Ephesians 3:14-21RE John Tittle From the Westminster Catechism, we understand that our reason for being alive, our telos, is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever. Today’s text is another prayer of …

October 2, 2022 Read More »