Application

Why do we Sing?

Why do we Sing?

This past Sunday, our Worship Pastor, Ben Wilson, taught from Colossians 3:12-17. Particularly, he looked at the vital elements of congregational worship.

How to be Filled with the Holy Spirit

How to be Filled with the Holy Spirit

To be filled with the Holy Spirit means the word of Christ dwells in us richly. It means that we are abiding in Christ and in His word. We cannot separate Christ from the Holy Spirit as we cannot separate the Holy Spirit from Scripture.

Be Filled with the Spirit

Be Filled with the Spirit

God’s commandments are for our good and His glory. God, through Paul, issues a command to His beloved children to be filled with the Spirit. We must understand this is not an option or an add-on for the Christian. We must be filled with the Holy Spirit. We cannot live the Christian life apart from it.

Walk as Wise

Walk as Wise

If we are in Christ, then we are beloved children of God and we should imitate Him. We do this by walking in love, light, and wisdom.

Now to Him Who is Able

Now to Him Who is Able

First, it is important to pause and notice that Paul wants us to fix our gaze on “him”, which in the context means the Father. What Paul wrote in 3:14-19 and what he writes in 20-21 is all about God. When we get to the next lines of the verse, it is not about what God might do through us but about God’s work.

Perseverance in Prayer and Belief

Perseverance in Prayer and Belief

How many times have you received good news for your prayers, only to turn quickly from praising God to asking yourself when things will go wrong? We have all done this. It is possible for us to believe neither what God says nor the way He answers our prayers.