Posts from December 2016

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Three Priorities for Our Church

by Linda Sasso

“Three Priorities for Our Church” There are many reasons churches are started and exist. Some are looking to simply provide a generic place of worship. Others desire to organize into a ministry of social service or reform. Still others feel their particular church offers something that no other local church offers by way of special […]

And His Name All Be Called . . .

by Linda Sasso

The coming of the Messiah has been hinted at since the first book of the bible (Gen 3:15). The prophet Isaiah who lived 800 years before Christ gave some of the most striking predictions of His coming. Isaiah prophecies that the Messiah would be born of a virgin and would actually be “God among us” […]

Character is Crucial to the Christian

by Linda Sasso

The Apostle Paul served the Lord with great determination in spite of attempts against his life, severe trials and health problems. The Apostle Paul’s unwavering resolve was… “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry […]

Falling Asleep in Church

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text contains yet another very strange and unusual story. It’s a story of a long-winded preacher and a sleepy young man. On the first day of the week, we gathered with the local believers to share in the Lord’s Supper. Paul was preaching to them, and since he was leaving the next day, he […]

A Follower of the Way

by Linda Sasso

The first followers of Christ had a memorable nickname. They were called “followers of the way” Twice in our current chapter we see this term applied to Christians (Acts 19:9 & 23). There is a very good reason those who first put their trust in Christ were called by this title. First, Jesus Himself claimed […]