Posts by Mic Knox

Posts by Mic Knox

From Your Pastor, April 27

Rejoice Always, Huh? Rejoice always… (1 Thessalonians 5.16) What does Paul mean by “rejoice always”? First, what does “rejoice” mean? The Greek word for rejoice is ????? and it means “to be in a state of happiness and well-being, rejoice, be glad.”[1] Second, Christians are to be in a state of happiness and well-being, always? Always? Paul, are you certain we…

From Your Pastor, April 16

Give Thanks in ALL Circumstances …give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. — 1 Thessalonians 5.18  Have you given thanks to the Lord today? Maybe you say, “No. You don’t know what I am going through right now.” You are correct. I am not you. But according to God, we should “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is…

From Your Pastor, April 9

Stop Insulting God!  In the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was before him, I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now I had not been sad in his presence. 2 And the king said to me, “Why is your face sad, seeing you are not sick? This is nothing but sadness of the heart.” Then I was very much afraid. 3 I said to the king, “Let the…

From Your Pastor, April 2

Join us for Easter Sunrise Service  But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. — Luke 24.1 Why do people celebrate Jesus’ resurrection with a sunrise service? We could dive into a long history lesson about the Moravian Church and how they are credited with holding the first sunrise service in 1732.…

From Your Pastor, March 26

I Am Not Your Enemy Brothers, I entreat you, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You did me no wrong. 13 You know it was because of a bodily ailment that I preached the gospel to you at first, 14 and though my condition was a trial to you, you did not scorn or despise me, but received me as an angel of God, as Christ…

From Your Pastor, March 19

It Is More Than Lying But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife’s knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of…

From Your Pastor, March 12

JESUS IS STILL OPENING DOORS “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word…