An interesting thing happened on the Day of Pentecost after Jesus rose from the dead. The Holy Spirit came upon the disciples and they began speaking in different tongues. Some thought they were under the influence of alcohol when in fact they were under the influence of the Holy Spirit! - Getting "Under The Influence".
If man had not sinned we would have been born into a garden paradise and walking with God in the cool of the day. However, man did sin and we have been born into a sinful world. The Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is that we can be BORN AGAIN back into a "cool of the day" garden walk with God. - The Garden Perspective.
The scripture declares (Psalm 127:1), "Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it." Please join us as we celebrate what the Lord has built in the last 20 years at Door of Life Christian Church! - 20 Year Anniversary Service.
The Gospel of John records an incident of a woman caught in the act of adultery. After Jesus dealt with her accusers, He said to the woman, "Neither do I condemn you. Go and sin no more." Jesus didn't condemn her but He still lovingly corrected her. - "No Condemnation" Correction.
Matthew 28:5-6 Then the angel spoke to the women. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen. Come, see where his body was lying." - He Is Risen.
Have you ever felt so discouraged that you didn't know what to do next? The Psalmist (Psalm 42:5-6) was experiencing this kind of anxiety and actually asked himself a profound question, "Why so downcast oh my soul?" and then later talks himself into putting his hope in God! Can we do that? - 3 Phenomenal Reasons To Put Your Hope In God.
Have you ever seen a race car zip in and out of a pit stop? There's no shame for needing help. A good racer knows that pit stops are part of the race. The scripture tells us that we're also in a race and that we need to "Look Unto Jesus" throughout our race. How do we do that? - Come Boldly To The Throne of Grace.
The Word of God declares that He has "called us with a holy calling...according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began". How can I know God's calling on my life? - You Have A Calling.
We are living in perilous times. Jesus said that men's hearts would fail them for fear of the things coming upon the Earth. Today we face an angry world leader who is threatening nuclear war. I'm so glad that Jesus is not only the Alpha but that He is the Omega too! In other words, God is running the Endgame over His creation - God's Endgame.
We have an amazing promise given to us in the book of Philippians where the Apostle Paul states, "Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus."
Have you ever tried to do this and wondered if you did it right? Fortunately, the Bible is full of conversations with God that we can use as examples for our prayer life! - Conversations With God.
The scripture states (Ephesians 2:8-9) that we are saved by grace through faith. Our salvation is a gift from God and we cannot take any credit for it. God's amazing grace is a divine handout to anyone who will humble themself to receive it. In turn, we can take this same grace and give it away to others! - An Attitude of Grace.