Jesus is worth it

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 11 JESUS IS WORTH IT Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one.  Three times I was beaten with rods.  Once I was stoned.  Three times I was shipwrecked; a night and a day I was adrift at sea; on frequent […]

Your work for the Kingdom has infinite worth

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 1 Corinthians 9 YOUR WORK FOR THE KINGDOM HAS INFINITE WORTH Do you not know that in a race all runners run, but only one receives the prize?  So run that you may obtain it.  Every athlete exercises self-control in all things.  They do it to receive a perishable wreath, […]

Your redemption gets closer every day

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 13 YOUR REDEMPTION GETS CLOSER EVERY DAY The hour has come for you to wake from sleep.  For salvation is nearer to us than when we first believed.  (Romans 13:11b) Have you ever wanted to hide from your problems, or maybe go to sleep and wake to find them all gone? […]

Jesus delights in persistence

Scripture Notes on Luke 18 And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”  And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”  And Jesus stopped and commanded him to be brought to him. […]

Hold the Line

A couple of weeks ago I preached a message for the people of outpostChurch called “Hold the Line.” It was an encouragement to stand strong in the face of temptation, and a reminder that Jesus is with us in our time of greatest need. You can listen to the message here. I shared a short poem in closing, and wanted to share it with you. I pray it’s a blessing.
-Pastor Phillip

You Have the Power to Persevere

Do you ever feel like just giving up? “But though we had already suffered and been shamefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we had boldness in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in the midst of much conflict.” -1 Thessalonians 2:2 It’s easy to give up in the face of […]