Good God Evil World

Text: Romans 8:16-39 In 1755 on November 1st, All saints day, in Lisbon, Portugal Christians were gathered together in worship when an earthquake struck the city. 85% of the buildings were destroyed. Of course, the churches were the tallest buildings in the city so naturally the greatest loss of life happened there. It’s known as one of the deadliest earthquakes ever recorded. But the day of terror wasn’t over. Forty

Great Eternal Light

That ancient darkness, shrouded in God’s light, Now flees my heart, and makes my sin my sight.   Then doeth the Son, with burning coal, command: “Flee my glory. Flee! Sin, thou shall not stand.”   In bearing light on man’s yet mortal frame Eternal Son doeth wayward sons reclaim.   Thou Great Light which not even sun doeth precede, Shall long forth shine after other rays recede.    

1 Corinthians: Judge Not 002

http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we continue our study in 1 Corinthians as we look at chapter 6. All throughout the book Paul addresses judgement in and out of the church. Judgment is a thing to be avoided today, it is an often abused topic today, even in the church. What does 1 Corinthians teach us about judgment and the church? Resources: Jesus Outside the Lines: A Way

A Sinful Understanding of Sin

[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text] Repentance. This was how Jesus began and ended his earthly ministry (Matthew 3:2, Luke 24:47). It was His central message which revolved around a central theme, Christ came to “seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:10). At the heart of both his message and theme is a need to understand sin. Salvation is unintelligible without a common understanding of sin. What are we repenting of, if not