Maybe after being so close to death, we will acknowledge that Jesus Christ, and not any other, is the only way to heaven. And that Christianity is the only true religion, and not any other. But maybe not. Which one will you be?
The coronavirus plague is also God’s warning to us that the there is a more terrible plague that will come on the Day of Christ. But for us, the Day of the LORD will come as the fulfillment of God’s promise to us that “he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.”Read More
We are in the midst of a holy war, but not a physical war against our enemies. Our war is of the spiritual kind against the devil and his fallen angels and against those who hate our God and our Lord Jesus Christ. Be strong in the Lord, stand firm, and pray without ceasing. God has armed us with faith, with his Word, and with the Spirit to defeat our enemies. And God will complete our victory at the end of this age.Read More
If you have faith in Christ, the Rock of Ages, then you are standing on solid ground. Your Foundation is one that will never be shaken or destroyed during this coronavirus crisis and other perilous times, and even when God shakes up the whole universe at his coming.Read More
The coronavirus and all the evil and sufferings in the world does not mean the world is about to end, but are mere birth pains leading to the joy of childbirth (Matt 24:6-8). And that childbirth is the return of our Lord Jesus Christ from heaven to free us from sin and sufferings in this world.Read More
Paul grounds these household codes in the relationship between Christ and the Church. All Christians are to submit to Christ, as Christ submitted himself to God when he “emptied himself” of his kingly glory and authority, and willingly came down from heaven in his incarnation and crucifixion.Read More
As well, we are to avoid foolish talk, fake news and lies, and dirty jokes. All this sinful speech is found in all kinds of social networks and news media, and movie and TV entertainment. Wicked celebrities’ and politicians’ words are all filth, foolishness and crude jokes.Read More
Psalm 90; 2 Peter 3:1-9 January 5, 2020 (BSCC) ● Download this sermon (PDF) Dear Congregation of Christ: Do you know which country in the world has the longest life expectancy? It’s not the United States. It’s Japan, with a life expectancy of 82. The life expectancy of American women is 81 and 79 for American […]Read More
Rev. Nollie Malabuyo • January 7, 2019 Memorial Service for Ron Hogan Dear friends: The context of our Scripture reading today in John Chapter 14 tells us that this was Jesus’ farewell address to his disciples before he was crucified. He came down from heaven and assumed human nature to save his people from sin […]Read More
What is the general order of worship? You can remember it this way: Confession, Consecration, and Communion. We see the same order of worship at Mount Sinai and in the Book of Revelation.