Posts Tagged ‘Peace’

When God Seems Far Away (Book of Esther)

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

How does a book get in the Bible without it ever mentioning God? Such is the book of Esther, and it is the reason why this account is so incredibly helpful for us today. God’s rescue of his people unfolds in a book in which God is never mentioned. Not once! As the great Bible […]

Soothe My Troubled Heart: The Subtle Power of Bad Advice

Monday, January 20th, 2014

        Soothe My Troubled Heart: The Subtle Power of Bad Advice #3/8: A Tale of Two Kings 1 Samuel 16:14-23   January 18th / 19th 2014 by Pastor Colin S. Smith   “Behold now, a harmful spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord now command your servants who are before […]

Six Strides Toward Forgiveness

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Imagine standing right next to a hurdle on a race track. You can’t jump a hurdle from a standing start. You have to take a run at it. Often we get focused on one sin, one problem, one issue that we want to overcome. How do I get over my fear? How can I prevail […]

Cultivating Peace

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

    Cultivating Peace #15/17: Momentum: How to Make Progress in Your Christian Life Matthew 5:9; Ephesians 2:12-22; 1 Peter 2:18-25 February 16th / 17th 2013 by Pastor Colin S. Smith “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Matthew 5:9   In a world of conflict, God calls us to reflect […]

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

    Blessed are the Peacemakers #14/17: Momentum: How to Make Progress in Your Christian Life Matthew 5:9; James 3:13-18 February 9th / 10th 2013 by Pastor Colin S. Smith   Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.  Matthew 5:9 We come today to the last of the Beatitudes that […]

Cultivating Meekness

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

    Cultivating Meekness #7/17—Momentum: How To Make Progress In Your Christian Life Matthew 5:5 October 20th / 21st 2012 by Pastor Colin S. Smith “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”  Matthew 5:5   Last week, we looked at what meekness is and some places in life where we especially need […]

Blessed Are the Meek

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

    Blessed Are the Meek #6/17 – Momentum: How To Make Progress In Your Christian Life Matthew 5:5; 11:25-30   October 13th / 14th 2012 by Pastor Colin S. Smith “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5   What is Christ calling us to here? What is meekness? What does […]

How Important is Renewing Your Mind?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Several years ago, a doctor decided to study the psychological health and spiritual lives of seminary students at an evangelical university.  The results were separated into three groups: those with exceptional mental health and high level of maturity (Group A), those with normal mental health and maturity (Group B), and those with significant psychological conflict […]

Justification – You Are Declared Righteous (Day 17)

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Take a moment to savor the blessing of justification that is yours in Jesus Christ.  Being justified by faith, we have peace with God. (Romans 5:1) Justified is a legal word.  Rather like “sentenced” or “condemned,” it describes a verdict.   When God justifies, He declares or pronounces a person to be righteous.  When He condemns, […]

Rejection (Day 10)

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

If this is God’s world, how can it be filled with pain and suffering on such a massive scale?  How can we connect the words of the angels about “peace on earth” with the reality of conflict and war? At the inauguration of His public ministry, Jesus announced that He had come to preach good […]

Dominion (Day 5)

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Every father wants the best for his son, so God had David’s attention when He spoke about David’s offspring. God’s people had a taste of His blessing in the time of David that surpassed anything they had known before.  With their enemies subdued and their borders secure, God’s people prospered.   But what would happen after […]

The Peace and Presence of God

Monday, March 7th, 2011

The Peace and Presence of God #10/10: Staying the Course When You’re Tired of The Battle Priorities for the Front Lines 2 Thessalonians 3:16-18 March 6th / 7th 2011 by Pastor Colin S. Smith   “May the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way.”  2 Thessalonians 3:16 We […]

The God Who Gathers His Own Community

Sunday, October 9th, 2005

You Are Clean

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004

Peace

Sunday, October 28th, 2001

Atonement

Sunday, February 13th, 2000

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