God calls His people to rejoice in the good things He has provided and done for them.
Our behavior in God’s house should be consistent with the high calling and duty of the church—the Pillar and Foundation of the Truth.
Sermon Challenge: Make a conscious commitment to be more Christlike in your communication!
Sermon Challenge: Make sure that your resistance to change is not resistance to the movement of God.
The state of our lives is solely up to Christ, yet because He is benevolent, we can take comfort in knowing that His will is to bless us.
Even when we are unable to act on them, God cares about our feelings concerning right and wrong. Sermon Challenge: Examine your feelings about injustice in this world, and make sure that God can identify you as one who cares deeply about the things He cares about.
Comfort others and be comforted by the fact that we must trust and believe that God knows what is best for us, and everything He allows us to experience is intended to shape us into the beings He wants us to be.
God’s true people will all realize that ultimately, regardless of any external circumstances, we can trust in His love, His power, and His inherent goodness.
We have as much of a reason to believe that Jesus rose from the dead as we do to believe any other fact from history.
The ability to ask important, relevant questions is an integral part of the Christian experience because, as Christians, God has asked us to use our minds and our hearts—and everything that we have—to follow Him.