Returning To The First Church

Following Jesus’s death and resurrection, Peter stood up with the eleven apostles and proclaimed the word of God to a crowd. Peter informed them all that Jesus is the Messiah who was crucified by them. There was a conviction felt among the people following Peter’s message because the words he spoke were not his but of God himself. Peter then …

Easter: God’s Ultimate Gift

This Sunday as we hide our eggs, put on our Easter dresses, and head to church we need to stop and recognize that this holiday is the most important day of the year. Easter is the celebration of God’s ultimate gift, His son Jesus Christ! It took me a while to understand why exactly God went to such extremes as to …

Why Do I Not Feel Worthy Of God’s Love?

When we feel broken, lost, or defeated we can feel the idea of turning to God for His guidance and love is unattainable. We feel this way because we have created this sense of unworthiness. The truth is there isn’t a single one of us that deserves God’s Love, but because God’s grace and goodness, a relationship with Him is available to us …

The Need For God’s Grace

As I laid in bed, my husband and I read the Book of Judges. This book contains a lot of morally corrupt people, disturbing stories of the various judges and the people of Israel, as well as total failure on the Israelites behalf. This book stood out to me because it was all too familiar sounding. One particular verse at …

The Power and Strength of the Resurrection

Resurrection can be described literally as the physical raising of the dead back to life or figuratively, spiritually raising one back to life. As you read through your Bible, you can see that Jesus’s resurrection had been prophetized and spoken about long before Jesus ever walked the earth. The mention of him not only physically being resurrected was spoken about, …