Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

The Power of a Myriad Stories

What is God up to with His Church? Where is all this headed? What are our lives about, and why hasn’t God wrapped up history already? Why hasn’t Jesus come back and taken the Church home by now? In Ephesians chapter 3, Paul tells us what is the ultimate purpose of the Church. If I […]

A Great Mystery

This morning’s Message Outline: 4/19/09 – First Assembly of God “A Great Mystery”Ephesians 5:22-33 Christian marriage is not an end in itself. Marriage is God’s living illustration of His relationship with His people – Christ’s relationship to His bride, the Church. 1. Jesus is the Founder and Head of the Church (v23-24) 2. Jesus is […]

Paul’s Burden

“For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles … that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel” (Ephesians 3:1, 6)   We see here what was driving Paul in his passion for preaching the gospel. He had […]