What are the characteristics of a hero, or someone who is willing to give of themselves for the sake of others? Pastor John describes four of these important qualities.Read More
NewDay friend and Mayo Clinic Chaplin, Zach Lovig, shares practical insights from the story of Zedekiah, the last king of Judah and just one of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Though, can we call Zedekiah a hero?
The story of Rahab
Questions for Reflection: What decisions did Rahab make that changed her life and the life of her family? How does ‘the fear of the Lord’ activate faith in order to change our life and the lives of those around us?
"God does not see you based on your performance, but on your position."
“God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.”
In this message, we look at the second half of the story of the Hebrew people who thought that waiting was a waste of time. They had to learn that, some shortcuts are not worth taking!
Charles Spurgeon reminds us,
”If the Lord Jehovah makes us wait, let us do so with our whole hearts; for blessed are all they that wait for Him. He is worth waiting for. The waiting itself is beneficial to us: it tries faith, exercises patience, trains submission, and endears the blessing when it comes. The Lord’s people have always been a waiting people.”
In this series, we are going to look at specific people in the Bible to see how each of these characters entered into the struggle of life as they tried to figure out the best strategy to succeed. What we learn from them can help us to understand why some were faithful, many ended up falling, and most had experiences with both of these traits. It’s why this series is entitled… Faithful & Fallen Heroes: The Good, the Bad, & the UglyRead More