The incredible dangers of the “love of money” are perhaps most clearly expounded by Christ himself, in the Parable of the Sower. Watch here, as Pastor Joel explains the correlation between these two biblical texts.
The most beautiful psalms and hymns were produced in the soil of suffering. *Don’t mind the sweat. Pastor Joel’s air conditioning went out, and he was preaching up a storm.
Because we live in a fallen world, some fathers are especially difficult to honor. In this short video, Pastor Joel explains how to honor a dishonorable father.
Because Santa isn’t real, his cookies and milk are free game. Likewise, since there is only one God, meat sacrificed to idols is back on the menu.
God has only ever saved sinful man in one way: by GRACE alone, through FAITH alone, in CHRIST alone. Adam and Eve knew the promised Messiah as “The Serpent Crusher.” We know him as Jesus Christ.
Christians should be informed and engaged in both culture and politics. But remember: We are not mere “conservatives,” we are Christians. We go out into the world to produce change, but we only do this effectively when we go into the Sanctuary to be changed.