Posts by Mic Knox (Page 2)

Posts by Mic Knox (Page 2)

From Your Pastor, August 12

It’s Personal “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart…

From Your Pastor, August 6

Pathetic and Precious  “…believe in the gospel.” — Mark 1.15  Do you believe in the gospel? The verb ‘believe’ means to consider something to be true and therefore worthy of one’s trust. We trust in all sorts of things, like the simple fact that the chair you are sitting in right now will hold you up. You sat down in that chair expecting it to keep you elevated…

From Your Pastor, July 31

The Cerebral Assassin is Champion  When the Philistine arose and came and drew near to meet David, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet the Philistine. And David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone and slung it and struck the Philistine on his forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to the ground. So David prevailed…

From Your Pastor, July 27

Different Styles of Fighting And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him. Your servant will go and fight with this Philistine.” And Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him, for you are but a youth, and he has been a man of war from his youth….Then Saul clothed David with his armor. He put a helmet of…

From Your Pastor, July 21

We Are the Champions And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered, and encamped in the Valley of Elah, and drew up in line of battle against the Philistines. And the Philistines stood on the mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side, with a valley between them. And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath…

From Your Pastor, July 15

How Does the Gospel of Jesus Christ Apply to this Situation? But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. For before certain men came from James, he was eating with the Gentiles; but when they came he drew back and separated himself, fearing the circumcision party. And the rest of the Jews acted hypocritically along with him, so…

From Your Pastor, July 10

Christian Capitalism For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. So also he who had the two…

From Your Pastor, July 6

Heigh-ho, It’s Off to Work We Go “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.” — Genesis 2.15 Recent statistics reveal that more than seventy percent of the American population does not like their job. Actually, they hate it! This is an alarming statistic considering the simple fact that sleeping and working gobble up most of…