Messages from Ooltewah
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Our messages our designed to honor God and be relevant in our lives. We hope that you will take a moment to and explore what God might have to say to you.
By Faith Alone- but what is Faith: how do we define it? Where does it come from? Are we capable of creating our own faith? Ask yourself this: would you rely more on your faith or your Father’s? God has proved again and again that He is faithful. He has shown us, not only in […]
What’s the difference between “repentance” and “penance”? What do those words mean in our lives? For some, it mean feeling guilty about something you have done, but you’re only halfway right. Repentance can be far more cleansing and far more liberating than simply feeling bad for yourself. Hear this encouraging and enlightening message, and find out […]
What is the worship of God to you? Is worship something we just do at church? Do we treat worship more as a social gathering rather than a union of fellow believers acknowledging and praising their Savior? Where do we find worship in ourselves? In our heads? In our hearts? Ask yourself these questions as you […]
Martin Luther said some pretty amazing things. When you have the time, visit the link provided below. But tread carefully! He had the tendency to be a bit brash, and not everything that he said should be taken as sacred. Some of his quotes are quite humorous, so approach this reading with an open mind, […]
Have you ever been in a situation where you felt you were doing the right thing, but you knew you would get in a lot of trouble doing it? You had the conviction to see this event through to its conclusion, even though there were consequences you would have to face. That’s exactly what Martin […]
We want so much to change our world. There are things that happen in our lives and others that we want to make right. And there’s certainly nothing wrong with that thinking. But in this world of various views and conflicting interests, what we perceive as right can be slightly different or completely opposite from those […]
Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’ 32 For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, […]
Be inspired for your journey as you experience God’s healing grace and power through Kathie’s dramatic story of healing.
The Scriptures are full of references to the power and necessity of prayer: Luke 18:1 (NRSV) — 1 Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. Luke 21:36 (NRSV) — 36 Be alert at all times, praying that you may have the strength to escape all […]
Like a ship hits the waves head on- so we must directly face the shame in our lives by seeking vulnerability. It’s counter-intuitive isn’t it – but to overcome shame we must embrace it, face it head on, and receive the grace God gives through Jesus in order for us to experience wholeness and peace. […]