We don’t often think of “Joyful” and “Sacrifice” as words that would go well together. It seems a bit like combining ice cream and pickles, or chocolate pudding and jalapeños. But, as we learned from Vic Anderson’s sermon from Philippians 2:17 – 3:1, joyful sacrifice is exactly what we as believers are called to.
It seems that opposition to the gospel restricts its progress. From antagonistic ideas of philosophers to frightening intimidation of terrorists, stiff headwinds impede our Christian beliefs. Progress appears to be halted. Yet, this Sunday’s text encourages us that when it comes to the gospel, regress results in progress; when pushed backward we are actually advancing forward. Vic Anderson […]
Genesis 44-45 provides a beautiful picture of how God positions His people to be a channel of blessing. Our hope is that you will be encouraged to see how a family riddled with deception and headed for disaster experienced an amazing reversal through confession and forgiveness. Genesis 44-45, Vic Anderson.