Encouraging Words

Genesis 15:6 Abram trusted the LORD, and he counted it to him as righteousness. We’ve all been there. We know that doing it our way doesn’t work, but we still exert our will and find ourselves frustrated once again. Our intentions always seem to be good, but for some...

Genesis 14:22 I have lifted my hand to the LORD, God Most High.  Melchizedek was the King of Salem and Priest of the LORD, God Most High. When Abram encountered him, Abram had just rescued his nephew Lot. The temptation was for Abram to make a deal with the...

Genesis 14:12 They captured Lot, Abram’s nephew who lived in Sodom, and carried off everything he owned.  When we think of Lot, we should think of three words: Not My Problem! The Bible teaches that Lot was drawn to the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. Had he been...

Genesis 12:13 “(Lie for me) so that my life may be spared.” Those words from Abram have always sent chills down my spine. Here we have Abram and Sarai in Egypt. They have set out on a journey of faith from Ur of the Chaldeans. In their slow, steady walk...

Genesis 12:4 “Abram went, as the LORD had told him.” The Hebrew word used that is translated “went” is “Halack”. It literally means, “Walk”. Traditional Jewish chronology places Abram’s birth in the Spring of 1812 BC. That means he and Sarai set out on their journey about...

James 1:17 (ESV) “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.”  In 2019, we are making consistency a major theme for Faith Community Church. This past year God...

Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. By Meaghan Figlioli, Children's Ministry Director Have you ever gone to...

Luke 2:10 The angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. It was a typical evening near Bethlehem, when shepherds went out to take care of their sheep. Being alone...

Luke 1:39-40 Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. This past Sunday, Ilona shared with us the story of Mary learning that she was chosen to become the mother of...