The Pursuit of Happiness Apart from God

It was the wisest man in the world who wrote: “Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.” (Ecclesiastes 12:13) Unfortunately, he had to find this out the hard way. Solomon grew up as a wise king, favored by God. In his earliest years Solomon led the people of Israel into very prosperous times, both physically and spiritually. As a result of their prosperity, the people of God got too comfortable and ultimately started drifting away. This drifting especially effected Solomon who shifted his pursuits from God to the pleasures of this world: “I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity.” (Ecclesia

The Value of Sunday and Wednesday Evenings

Growing up, I wasn’t always the biggest fan of Sunday and Wednesday night services. Some nights I was busy with homework or too tired, and other nights I just didn’t have any interest in going. As I got older and started to take my faith more seriously, I realized the value in attending Bible classes and evening worship services. You Receive Encouragement Evening services and Bible classes provide us with another opportunity to come together with our church family and share in the hope we have by coming to worship God together. The presence of other Christians, friends, and God all provide much needed encouragement for the rest of the week. You Receive Knowledge Bible classes are often a lot

Continuing Appreciation for Our Children

This past Sunday night some of our young men got up to lead our minds in worship. They raised their voices in song, led us in conversation with God, read from His word, and spoke to us a message from God. They are to be commended for the courage to stand before others, as are their parents for raising young men who are willing to serve in this way. Encouragement is essential to growth. Titus and Timothy needed Paul. The Apostles needed Jesus. So to our young men and women need encouragement to continue in their leadership and spiritual growth. Parents of children, continue to study with them and train them to be brave for God. Have devotionals together daily. Grandparents mentor your grandch

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