The Spirit of…

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

Isaiah 11:2 The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD. Church, What is a Christian supposed … Read More

Good Friday Sacrifice

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

John 17:1-3 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life … Read More

Shouts of Worship and Praise

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, I read this passage and thought of how Jesus knew what was going to happen. As much as the crowd was shouting praises to Jesus, He knew that in a few days they would be calling for his death. … Read More

Our banner of Victory

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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UFC, When reading this I am immediately reminded of the mighty victory that Jesus Christ had on the cross. He was a king that entered into the realm of the enemy. In the enemy’s own house He claimed victory and … Read More

Seated in the Heavenly Realms

Burke - AdminWord of the Week

Seated in the heavenly realms

Church, This verse is used pretty regularly in the church. It speaks about raising us up with Christ and seating us in the heavenly realms with Him. But what was the purpose of doing this? We like to think that … Read More

The God who calms the storm

Burke - AdminWord of the Week

The God who Calms the Storm

Church, Jesus Christ is the one who comes in and calms the storm. So many of us know what it is like to live in the middle of a storm. Things may seem chaotic and out of control and we … Read More

Building in Vain

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

Building in Vain

UFC, So often we look to accomplish things with the might of our own hands. We can do this in our homes, our jobs, even with our children. But this verse makes it very clear. If it is not God … Read More

The Word and The Spirit

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

The word and the spirit

Church, The Word & the Spirit of God always work together to enlighten a heart concerning Jesus Christ. The Word prepares the heart and the Spirit enlightens and transforms. We can see how the Spirit of God setup the perfect … Read More

The Uncertainty of the World

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, We live in very uncertain times. Tomorrow the stock market could crash or we could be brought to war, there is very little security in what tomorrow will bring. But the blameless can rest in the shadow of the … Read More

Persevering through the trials

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

Perservering through the trials

Church, Perseverance is a concept that is widely spoken about throughout this world. The media is full of stories of perseverance. People flock to the movies to watch an inspiring film about someone persevering through a trial. Music is filled … Read More

The Light that leads us home

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

The light that leads us home

Church, I love how Peter starts this verse speaking about the certainty of this message they were preaching. This was not something he had heard second hand but it was a message that he had experienced himself and had seen … Read More

Love and Obedience

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, Such a simple statement that Jesus spoke to His disciple Thomas yet this simple statement has big implications. As Pastor Janeth taught us last night, obedience to God is the evidence of love for God. When darkness is knocking … Read More

Water for the Soul

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

Church, The Word of God is an amazing thing. Not only does it satisfy our thirst and hydrate our souls but it continues to well up greater and greater, eventually leading to eternal life. So often salvation is considered a … Read More

Remove the Covering

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

Church, When Pastor spoke about this on Thursday it immediately hit my heart. To think about how long Noah was stuck under that covering being sheltered from the storm. After the storm finally subsided, Noah was able to take the … Read More

You are mindful of us

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, We have amazing things happening in our midst! Seeing all that God is doing with the church is breath taking. Isn’t it amazing to know that God established all of the heavens and the earth. He reached out His … Read More

Healing and The Law

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, When reading this I was thinking about the law and this healed man. If he were to still be under the law, he would have had to stay on the ground. The law would have kept him where he … Read More

Ends of the Earth Your Possession

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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UFC, While praying today the Lord was bringing up owning land to me. Some of us might own land in the physical but the Lord wants to know what land we own in the spiritual. In Biblical times, there were … Read More

The Wisdom of God

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, The world is full of people chasing down fulfillment. They spend their lives preparing and obtaining that next thing that grants them power, wealth and influence. But the Word teaches us about wisdom. Wisdom is something we cannot obtain … Read More

O Death, where is thy sting?

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, So many people in this world try to escape the inevitability of death. They exercise, eat well and try to remain healthy. Some even go to more extreme methods like pressurized oxygen chambers and blood transfusions with younger blood. … Read More

The Lord of the Break Through

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He is the Lord of the Break Through! “As waters break out, the Lord has broken out against my enemies before me.”

Predestined to Look Like God

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, Isn’t it amazing to know that God knew us from the womb? He knew us, named us to be His and predestined even what we would look like. We were not predestined to look like those of this world … Read More

Working for God’s House

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, Reading this you can see how busy the tent of David must have been. There were many jobs to be completed each day and David delegated each of these responsibilities out to see that they were completed properly. Regardless … Read More

My Wisdom comes from You

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, Where does true wisdom come from? We know that people search in this world for wisdom. They will spend fortunes to attend the best colleges or travel great distances to hear someone who will impart some new knowledge. But … Read More

The Foundation Being Set

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, This must have been such an exciting time for the Jews who had invested so much to see the House of God rebuilt. After all of their work, they were seeing the building laid out and the foundation set. … Read More

You Deserve the Glory

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, We as human beings like when we get the glory for things. We look at the structures that we have built or our own personal accomplishments and enjoy the recognition that comes with them. But God calls for us … Read More

Everlasting and Eternal Kingdom

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, The Lord was reminding me of the time of the judges of Israel. The people knew who their King was and that all power was in His hands because He was the God over all creation. When a judge … Read More

Rebirth and Renewal

Kris BurkeWord of the Week

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Church, This verse gives a clear picture of what it looks like to receive salvation. It says we were saved through 2 things. “The washing of rebirth” in which our old self dies. We are no longer subject to the … Read More

The Lord of our Lives

Burke - AdminWord of the Week

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UFC, There are so many different attributes to who God is. We have seen His Faithfulness. We have seen His Love. We have seen His Power and His Might. God is an amazing God who is revealing Himself to us … Read More