Corporate Confession from Revive

In his essay “The Weight of Glory” C.S. Lewis says:

“It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

Church, this is us. The infinite God of the universe offers us himself and we

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Easter 2019

If we have accepted Jesus’ invitation in a way that has truly changed our life into one of following Him closely, we can be assured that all things will be well for us. We really can't imagine it all being any better can we?

We’re well fed because we feed on the flesh and blood of Jesus.

We're well clothed because we wear righteousness given to us by Jesus.

We’re well housed because we dwell in God.

We're well married because our souls are knitted in the bonds of marriage to Christ.

We’re well endowed because we will inherit

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Advent 2018 - Christ

God is a promise maker and a promise keeper. He promised to send us a savior, one who would be able to live in right standing with Him, one who would be fully God and fully Man, one who would be a King whose Kingdom would last forever, one who would take on the suffering of the world, one who would be tortured and killed for our sins, one who would defeat death and rise again, one who would invite us into the family of God, and one who would give us His righteousness.

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Advent 2018 - Joy

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, and He said it was good. He formed the tallest of mountains, with lofty grandeur, and it was good. He scooped out the depths of the oceans and filled them with creatures wondrous to behold, and it was good. He flung out the sun and stars into the heavens, set them burning in blazing majesty, and it was good. He painted the clouds into the sky and filled them with the flashes of lightning and booming of thunder, and it was good.

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