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October 2018

Ruth, A Story of Rest and Redemption (Ruth 1)

The times and seasons in this life are ordained by the LORD. The right-thinking believer learns to trust Him while travelling through those seasons. The book of Ruth follows a few people who are travelling through some challenging times. Even the nation of Israel is going through difficult days. It is the time when judges lead the nation.
“In those days Israel had no king. Everyone did as they saw fit.”- Judges 21:25
Ruth is a po

Worship and Wisdom (Ecclesiastes 3) Part 3

Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 part 3
One thing that everyone in the world shares is unanswered questions. Solomon takes us on a journey through his thinking about this as he wrestles with the apparent meaninglessness of life. There will always be unanswered questions in this life, but there are some big answers we do have concerning how God has set up our world.
That God has established the times and seasons for life is one of those big tr

September 2018

Worship and Wisdom (Ecclesiastes 3) Part 2

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Part 2: Life with Unanswered Questions
There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven.
Adjusting our lives to the times and seasons which are under the Sovereign authority of God is paramount to living a life of contentment, happiness and joy. One of the most harmful things we can do to ourselves or others is to attempt to force something that is in the wrong season. The wise person desires to know the season God has them in, recognizes it,

Worship and Wisdom (Ecclesiastes 3:1-15) Part 1

Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 Living Life with Unanswered Questions
The last two Sundays we examined Psalm 37, which is dedicated to imparting wisdom to us as we live in a world that seemingly rewards wickedness and punishes goodness.
We were instructed in part to “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him.” We are to trust in his providential care:
When we speak of the provid

Worship and Wisdom (Psalm 37) Part 2

Worship and Wisdom Psalm 37 part 2
Our primary text, Psalm 37 is a wisdom psalm that warns us of dwelling too much on the injustice of this world. How is it that the wicked are seemingly blessed and the righteous struggle? The apostle Paul gives a stern warning to young Timothy in 1 Tim. 6:6-11. In this passage he warns timothy of the great peril found in discontentment, envy and the love of money. Asaph, the songwriter gives a similar testimony in Psalm 73. May we take heed a