“And He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, … Continue reading “When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong” (2 Cor 12:9-10)
We are having an outdoor meeting this First Friday, August 5th, 6pm-9pm at 2421 Telegraph Ave, near corner of 24th and Telegraph Ave in Oakland. First Friday has thousands of people outside, and we'll bring gospel hip hop (Larry Austin, Pastor) and gospel preaching from Larry, Eric Colston (who has a Wed eve meeting at … Continue reading Announcement!
“And he said, ‘What is the word that the Lord spoke to you? Please do not hide it from me. God do so to you, and more also, if you hide anything from me of all the things that He said to you.’ Then Samuel told him everything, and hid nothing from him. And he … Continue reading “Let Him Do What Seems Good to Him” 1 Sam 3:17-18
“Then Pilate said to Him, ‘Do You not hear how many things they testify against You?’ But He answered him not one word, so that the governor marveled greatly.” vs13-14 The Lord Jesus was not trying to get out of the cross. His goal was to rise again from the dead after bearing the sins … Continue reading “He Answered Him Not One Word” (Matt 27:13-14)
“And Jacob their father said to them, 'You have bereaved me: Joseph is no more, Simeon is no more, and you want to take Benjamin. All these things are against me.” vs36 It may appear as if all is against us, as we get close to Christ and the revelation of His love. Our sin … Continue reading “All These Things Are Against Me” (Gen 42:36)
“But if you turn away and forsake My statutes and My commandments which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods, and worship them, then I will uproot them from My land which I have given them; and this house which I have sanctified for My name I will cast out of … Continue reading “I Will Uproot Them” (2 Chron 7:19)
“As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.” vs10 Who are we to have it all? But, we do. David said, “Who am I, O Lord God? And what is my house, that You have brought me this far? And yet this was a … Continue reading “Possessing All Things” (2 Cor 6:10)