Who is the God Christians worship? What is he like? In Psalm 139, David introduces us to the God who is all-powerful, ever-present, and intimate. Listen along to hear more. The following is a message I shared at Cherrydale Bible Chapel on April 29, 2018. https://audiomack.com/song/withwills/psalm139 Title: The God of the Bible Passage: Psalm 139
Hanani, a seer (prophet) in Israel, reminded the king of Judah that God would have protected Judah if he had remained devoted to him. Unfortunately, the king had sought protection from a foreign army, effectively telling God that he didn't trust him. For this, Hanani told the king that he would be at war until … Continue reading Wholehearted Devotion
Where do you go to buy soap that cleans the heart? When David sinned (and was called out for it) he went before God and confessed his sins. We can learn a lot from his prayer on how we should be quick to confess so that God can cleanse us and restore us. The following … Continue reading Confession
Habakkuk, the lookout for Israel, pleads with the Lord on the people's behalf, but the Lord's answer doesn't make sense. What is a righteous person to do? The following is a message I shared at Palms Gospel Chapel on May 14, 2017. https://www.audiomack.com/song/withwills/the-lookout Title: The Lookout Follow along here: Habakkuk
The following is a message I shared at Buena Park Christian Fellowship on February 12, 2017. https://www.audiomack.com/song/withwills/obedience Follow along here: 1 Samuel 15
"Go up, Abraham, without a lamb. Take your son, your only one. Build me an alter, (do not falter). Kill your boy, your greatest joy.” Reaching for the knife- to end a life. No sound heard, but then… a word! “Stop now, Abraham! Look up: a ram! In the thorns, caught by the horns. Slay … Continue reading God Tested Abraham (Poem)
I cringe when I read the “woes” Jesus spoke to the Pharisees and lawyers in Luke 11. Take, for example, when He says, “But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenth of mint, rue, and every kind of herb, and you bypass justice and love for God. These things you should have done without … Continue reading Woe! Really?