Posts by David Hall

Posts by David Hall

From Your Pastor, August 5

Where Your Treasure Is “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Mt. 6:19-21 In a time of severe unemployment, I am…

From Your Pastor, July 30

Abiding Fruit; Rooted in the Father’s Love “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.” (John 15:7-9a) In our study of John 15, we have been exploring our union with Christ.…

From Your Pastor, July 23

Union and Abiding  Last Sunday I had the privilege of preaching from the beginning verses of one of the grandest chapters in the Bible—John 15. Of course, that is followed by the equally grand John 16. And John 17. That passage depicts the believer’s relationship to Christ as a branch is to a vine. The symbolism is all around us. We are ingrafted, united to Christ.…

From Your Pastor, July 17

Paul to Timothy to Us “The elders of the church who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.” 1 Tim. 5:17 Sometimes, the days of the Scriptures seem ‘long ago and far away.’ At other times, they are more current than today’s news. Several passages have been studied this week by…

From Your Pastor, July 13

All Prayers for Ministers Welcome! “Brothers, Pray for us.”  1 Thessalonians 5:25     Many of you are repeat offenders at reading though Charles Spurgeon’s daily devotional,Morning and Evening. If any of you do not already use that and wish a copy, see me or my wife and we will happily point you to an online copy (https://spurgeonsmorningandevening.com/) or to an…

From Your Pastor, July 7

My Heart, Christ’s Home          “That Christ may dwell in your hearts . . .”(part of a prayer by the Apostle Paul in Eph. 3:6)  This week, while preparing for a sermon on the Holy Spirit, I reviewed Robert Boyd Munger’s small pamphlet, My Heart, Christ’s Home. As a young Christian that Inter-Varsity Press…