Treasuring God’s Word: Psalm 127:3

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Treasuring God’s Word Together – Psalm 127:3

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.”

When Scripture is our starting position, great clarity begins to inform the issues and questions of our day.

1. “children are a heritage” A blessing, not a bother. One who belongs, not a burden.

2. “from the Lord” A gift, not an accident. An image-bearer, not a coincidence.

3. “the fruit of the womb a reward” Value and Purpose, not choice or hinderance.

With Scripture as our starting point, may we uphold, defend, rejoice, and celebrate life! For if children are truly “from the Lord”, then there really is no such thing as an “unplanned pregnancy”!

Wil Owens, Teaching Pastor

Book Recommendation: Look and Live

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Having trouble jump-starting your morning devotions?

Discouraged by not getting much out of your Bible reading – if at all?

Do the joy-filled disciplines of the Christian life seem more like going-through-the-motions?

Do you find yourself in a spiritually dry place?

We’ve all been there. It’s time for a reset!

I highly recommend this book to you – “Look and Live: Behold the Soul-Thrilling, Sin-Destroying Glory of Christ” by Matt Papa. Matt is a worship leader of a local church and has done a wonderful job of combining sound doctrine and practical counsel in a very readable, accessible book.

If you read this book, you will desire to behold your Savior! Thoroughly edifying!!

Christ Supreme!
Wil Owens

Let Nothing You Dismay…Starting the New Year With Hope

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What worries you?

North Korea has tested the H-bomb.

The El Nino rains probably won’t solve California’s drought.

Your teen seems unreachable.

It could be anything.

This world is rife with things to worry about. And while we were never promised a rose-petaled path, as Christians we bear the hardships this world throws at us with true hope. Our hope is fixed on the real historical person of Christ, not just on a mantra or a cliche sentiment. We have more to hold onto than a mere idea that, “things will work out in the end.”

Teaching Pastor Wil Owens delivers a Christmas devotional packed with hope for the New Year and all it might dish out to us. Don’t miss it! Click on the link below to listen and “let nothing you dismay.”

[God grants] comfort to address whatever you dismay – and joy to replace it, to overwhelm it, to overcome it! The joy of forgiveness of sin, rescue from the evil one, and eternal redemption! The only thing great enough or glorious enough to overshadow whatever you dismay is the comfort and joy of belonging to God. For the child of God, the rest of God is ours both now and forevermore!  Wil Owens–Teaching Pastor