Posts with the tag “knowledge”

Learning from the Wise
by Ed Newton on April 21st, 2024
"Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise." - Proverbs 19:20   Life is full of lessons—some learned the hard way, through trial and error, and others learned through the guidance and wisdom of those who have gone before us. And while there's certainly value in learning from our own experiences, there's something to be said for surrounding ourselves ...  Read More
Trusting the Omniscient Guide
by Ed Newton on February 19th, 2024
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts." - Isaiah 55:8-9    In the realm of trust, God invites us to surrender to His omniscient gaze. He sees the entirety of our lives, while we only perceive the fragment right before us. Understandin...  Read More
Ministry Gifts
by Ed Newton on June 6th, 2023
“And He gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds, and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.” - Ephesians 4:11-13  God has blessed all of His children with spirit...  Read More
Longing For More
by Ed Newton on March 24th, 2023
“His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us to His own glory and excellence.” - 2 Peter 1:3  What are you longing for? With social media the way it is now, people are constantly longing for something. They want so-and-so's home, or so-and-so's car, or so-and-so's lifestyle. They want his shoes or her wardrobe. They w...  Read More
No Longer Crippled by Confusion
by Ed Newton on January 27th, 2023
“That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of Glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which He has called you, what are the riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints.” - Ephesians 1:17-18  If you are His child, I have good news for you: God’s got you. Over the ...  Read More
Are You Listening?
by Ed Newton on August 23rd, 2022
“Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what He is saying to the churches.” - Revelation 2:29   When is the last time God spoke to you? If you ask believers this question, you are bound to get many different answers. Some might say, “Pastor, He spoke to me in my quiet time this morning.” For others, they might say it has been days, weeks, months, or years since they have...  Read More

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