1. Getting Distracted From the Glory of Jesus
    13 Jul, 2018
    Getting Distracted From the Glory of Jesus
    But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.  To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14 Maybe you've heard about the brouhaha yesterday involving Build-A-Bear.   If not, here's the basic gist . . . Build-A-Bear announced a sales event this week called Pay Your
  2. Love. Comfort. Hope.
    08 Aug, 2017
    Love. Comfort. Hope.
    Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word.  2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 Love.  Comfort.   Hope. These are things everyone wants. We want to be loved. We want to be comforted especially when we are going through something difficult. We want hope to be alive in our hearts so that we can face the future with confidence and anticipation. But