Malchus was not just a casualty of war he was actively in rebellion against the goodness of God. He did nothing to deserve God’s grace, but he received it despite himself.
God sent His son to die on the cross to save anyone from the fire that accepts His deed and believes in Him.
It seems today in our culture people are less interested in making a commitment to church, let alone to God.
The question you and I must ask ourselves is who we in God’s eyes are. Who does he say we are? The question is valid. So, who am I? Who are you?
When come to our Creator and seek reconciliation and forgiveness, we are made white as snow.
The Church is the Bride, the chaste virgin (2 Cor 11:2). The Bridegroom is Jesus Christ (Eph 5:22-32)!
Matthew’s own experience with the Lord is recorded in (Matthew 9:9-17) and is a great example of God’s grace.
If we are so self-centered and self-focused that we lose touch with the will of God in our life we will most certainly head for a path of destruction.
The Psalms are poems set to music – Israel’s hymnbook – and are meant to be sung. The imagery is powerful: life is a dance of praise, a storm of trouble, death coils that entangle.
What role should the church play in our lives and in our families? Your church family can play a pivotal role in the spiritual growth of your children.
As Followers of Christ, our mission is to make disciples of all nations, to baptize them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and to teach them to observe all that He commanded.
• To know Christ as our Lord and Savior;
• To grow in Christ;
• To serve Christ and others.