Posts tagged with ‘resurrection’

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This Is the Will of Our God and Father

by Ladd
reflection in water

“Who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,” Galatians 1:4 Knowing verse three is talking about Jesus would we really need anything more to understand the gospel? I’ve been studying Galatians fairly extensively over the last number of months and […]

The Marvel Of the Gospel!

by Ladd

“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in your heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture says, Whosoever believeth on him shall […]

Invitation Back To the Garden

by Ladd

A friend of mine was recently talking to a friend of his about grace and the joy of experiencing Christ when suddenly his friend blurted out, “that’s nice but lets talk about the meat of the Bible.” When my friend recounted the conversation to me in an email I was a bit shocked that anyone […]

A Hole In My heart

by Ladd

Many years ago I found myself as a new young pastor in a small church in Eastern Canada. I soon learned that I didn’t know much about ministry or how to trust in the Spirit to lead and guide my ministry. I made loads of mistakes, upset a few people, and bumbled along to the […]

Do You Believe This?

by Ladd

17 When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, 19and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them about their brother. 20When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, while […]

The Empty Tomb

by Ladd

John 20      Mary                                                              (from Ruth’s “Times Like This” CD) 1. Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2. So she […]

A Case for the Resurrection

by Ladd

Jesus predicted a number of times that He would have to die and then be resurrected, but the disciples never seemed to grasp the significance of what He was telling them. “And He began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and the chief […]

Burst of Hope!

by Ladd

What a bust! Ruth set the alarm but we were awake long before four-o’clock so we wouldn’t miss the blood moon phenomena. All evening that golden moon hung over the bay casting gorgeous light across the water and shoreline. Then the clouds moved in. Over the next two hours we did get occasional glimpses of […]

Cut to the Heart

by Ladd

Peter had preached a dynamic sermon under the power and direction of the Holy Spirit, and the result was according to Acts 2:41, “those who accepted the message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.” So, Peter preaches, the Holy Spirit convicts then the people are baptized and become […]

Live On…

by Ladd

Ruth’s mother peacefully passed away early Thursday (April 11) morning. Ruth sat with her during the last two days of her mother’s life, holding her hand and talking to her though we weren’t sure if she was hearing. Of all the struggles we go through in life, losing a loved one probably hurts the most. […]