The Strength Of Jesus
The Strength Of Jesus I can do all things through him who strengthens me. – Philippians 4:13 This verse is like the Christian Nike slogan (Nike says, “Just Do It.”). I’ve seen this plastered so many places. Many seem to interpret this as saying that “I can do anything”. But, as always, context is king. When Paul speaks of being able to do all things, he doesn’t speak of competing in a game. He speaksRead More
Podcast – May 10, 2020 – Following The Way
Following The Way Pastor Paul Rieger discusses how we should be Following the Way. Listen to the stories of Stephen and others who followed Jesus and proclaimed His Word!.
Seeing The Good
Seeing the Good And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 Sometimes it’s hard to believe the words Paul speaks here. In life where every day is different, it is hard to see good when we see evil prevail. Looking back upon the history of Paul’s time, Rome was the prevailing empire. And what was RomeRead More
God’s Plan For Us
God’s Plan For Us For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11 When we read this passage, often we personalize it. God has a plan of welfare for me! But this was originally spoken to Jeremiah, who was in the midst of the invasion of Babylon. People he knew and loved were eitherRead More
Home Alone #6 – God Is Here
God Is Here For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers,neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38-39 Beware the Pits I’ve heard it said that life is a bowl of cherries. But don’t forget, with the fruitRead More
Podcast – May 3, 2020 – Suffering In Faith
Suffering In Faith This is Good Shepherd Sunday and today Pastor Paul Rieger talks about Suffering in Faith.