What Is Salvation

The Bible says:
Man was created in God’s image,
to know Him in a personal way—
to have a relationship with Him,
and this is through His Son, Jesus Christ.
So, how do you begin to have a relationship with God?
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10
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One word — sin. Sin has created a gulf, a spiritual valley between you and God. Because He is holy, we must be holy.
That's right, the Bible says that "There is none good, no not one." But there's Good News! There was One Who was good, and perfect. That is The Lord Jesus..
Realize—you are a sinner.
No matter how good a life we try to live, we still fall miserably short of being a good person. That is because we are all sinners. The Bible says, “No one is good—not even one.” We cannot become who we are supposed to be without Jesus Christ.

A New Years’ Challenge for 2016

As we enter this New Year of 2016, Pastor Phil challenges us to seek hard after God’s will for our life.  He closes with this thought, “May we look back on 2016 and say, “Wow—to God be the glory, for all of the good things He has done…”

Watch the video below.

Avoiding the Sinkhole Syndrome

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In Ephesians 3 Paul offered a prayer for the Ephesian believers—a prayer that pertains to all Christians:

“…that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man…” (Eph.3:16)

This is a very important request for every believer especially when living in stressful and difficult times.

I think that most of us would agree that the stress level in our lives over the last couple of years has gone up exponentially until it feels like we are living in a “pressure cooker.”  We have witnessed the economic picture in our country go from bright and optimistic to dark and pessimistic.

People are losing their jobs, their pensions, their homes which has left many wrestling with feelings of anxiety and depression.

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