Posts from November 2018

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 11/25/2018

The gospel is the good news about the person and work of Jesus Christ. It is good news, not good advice. The gospel is not something we do but a message about something that has been done for us. The gospel is the glorious message that tells us that God has made a way for […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 11/18/2018

In John 20:21, Jesus tells us, “As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you” (ESV). This is the same call as the Great Commission in Matthew 28, where Jesus commands us to go and make disciples of all nations… This may sound daunting, but if our hearts are gripped by the […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 11/11/2018

We are all sinners, but Christians are repentant sinners. In his first thesis Martin Luther said, “the entire life of believers should be repentance.” So, are you still repenting? In his book Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J. I. Packer wrote, “It needs to be said that faith is not a mere optimistic feeling, […]

PASTOR NICK’S WEEKLY DEVOTION 11/4/2018

In 1 Corinthians 15:14 Paul says, “if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain” (ESV)… And then he goes on in 1 Corinthians 15:32 to say, “If the dead are not raised, ‘Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die’” (ESV). Paul tied the […]