News (Page 4)

News (Page 4)

What Can You Do When You Are Anxious And Suffering?

What Can You Do When You Are Anxious And Suffering?Do you really want God’s will to be done in your life?What if it comes at great cost?Mark 14:32-38They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.”³³ He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled.³⁴ “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” he said to them. “Stay here…

God Is Bigger Than Our Problems

King Jehoshaphat learn that armies from Edom had banded together to wage war against him and his people. What did Jehoshaphat do in response? Did he run, hide, puff up? 2 Chronicles 20:3-9 Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah. 4 The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord; indeed, they came from every town in Judah to seek him. Then Jehoshaphat stood up in the assembly…

Your Past Doesn’t Control Your Future

Romans 8:28-31And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who lovehim, who have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those Godforeknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, thathe might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. 30 And those hepredestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those hejustified, he also glorified. 31 What, then, shall we say in response to thesethings? If…

The Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled (Series)

If you were asked by someone, why they should believe Jesus is the Messiah, how would you respond? We are truly privileged to live at a time in history when we can look back at the Messiah’s arrival with a perspective that see’s what has already taken place, but it’s easy to miss the wonder of Jesus birth because we live around two thousand years after the fulfillment of the O.T prophesies. Isaiah prophesied the virgin birth more than seven…

End Times: Recognizing The Signs (New Series)

We are living in challenging times. Many are looking around and wondering if we are truly close to Jesus taking us home. I find myself feeling like I’m running out of time, and I want to be prepared for whatever is coming.God is unchanging and has always had a plan for humanity. There is no plan B! Over 25% of scripture is prophetic from when it was written. The Lord has given us everything He wants us to know about…

We Are Healed For a Reason

We Are Healed For A Reason Matthew 8:1-3                                                                                                                      When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him. 2 A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” 3 Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy. Imagine what it meant to this man, not only to be healed, but also to be touched by another person. God is committed…

Know Who The Battle Is Really Against  

Know Who The Battle Is Really Against   2 Timothy 2:23-26 Don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights. A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, & be patient with difficult people. Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth. Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap. Growing up, a…

Easter Sunday Service

Hello Brothers and Sisters, We are looking forward to a very active Easter online with an Easter sermon and music.  There also is an online Children’s story you can view now!  Thank you Ladonna and Pastor! Check out the special Good Friday message available Friday evening! It’s hard to think of not having fellowship this Sunday with everyone.  There will be an Easter message and music available Sunday morning. Have a blessed Easter! Elder Glenn    

God Blesses Us Even In Times Of Doubt        

God Blesses Us Even In Times Of Doubt                                                      1 Peter 1:3-9 Finding Peace In The Storm (Series)   What can we say to people who asks why God allows bad things to happen to good people? God knows what’s going on He has a plan. Our lives are not a series or random accidents. God uses the joyful times and the times of great pain and sorrow to produce the fullness of life that brings depth and purpose. Not…

“There isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you’ve heard their story ” 

“There isn’t anyone you couldn’t love once you’ve heard their story ”   At CBF, we have a ministry that takes various items to people that may need a little help during the week.  When we first started talking about this ministry, we talked to leaders at Serenity Hall in Skyway about setting up outside their meeting place.  There were quite a few homeless people in the area, so it seemed like a good fit.  When Serenity Hall said they…

Martin Luther during after the Bubonic Plague (1527)

Thank you Elder Aaron for sharing this: Martin Luther, the archetypical Reformer, was a 16th century German author, theologian, and pastor. He is known for his stance against the Catholic church, but he had a pastoral heart and cared deeply for his people and longed for them to know the truth of the glorious gospel. After the Bubonic Plague of 1527, Martin Luther wrote a pamphlet entitled, Whether One May Flee From a Deadly Plague: If it be God’s will that…

Finding Peace In The Storm (Series)

New Series Intro A few days ago I finished a 14 day quarantine. I was able to think for the first time in a while and my chest and bones no longer ached, so I decided to go for a short walk. I hadn’t been able to listen to the news, so I was in the dark about how things with the Coronavirus had progressed. As I walked pass the house’s I saw lots of cars in the driveways and…