Dig into Romans With Me (Week 11: Romans 4:1-12)

1-3 So how do we fit what we know of Abraham, our first father in the faith, into this new way of looking at things? If Abraham, by what he did for God, got God to approve him, he could certainly have taken credit for it. But the story we’re given is a God-story, not an Abraham-story. What… Read More

Sowing and reaping and reaping …

So the Lord sent Nathan the prophet to tell David this story: “There were two men in a certain town. One was rich, and one was poor. The rich man owned a great many sheep and cattle. The poor man owned nothing but one little lamb he had bought. He raised that little lamb, and it grew up… Read More

The world is under God’s authority

Have you quit listening to the news because it makes you look at a bleak future in a world full of hate and suffering? And ramping up fear is a way to get more people watching and listening, great for the bottom line of radio and television stations.. If you are tired of fearing what… Read More

What giant are you facing today?

What is stealing your joy and consuming your mental and emotional energy today? Or maybe it’s a big temptation, a hot temper, a conundrum for which you have NO solutions… The Lord is ready when you are. Ask Him to help you shut your Goliath down–today. Bridgewood Church 6201 W. 135th St.  |  Savage, MN… Read More

UPON

I have felt filled with the Spirit, but I have never pictured it as a kingly anointing: I pictured kneeling before the heavenly king, and he poured precious oil on my head, laid his hands on my head, and said, “Go into the day infused with my Spirit. Be the person I created you to… Read More

David and Goliath–there’s more to story

You’re probably thinking, “Of course, I know the story of David and Goliath. I learned it in Sunday School. I even remember the little ditty we used to sing.” I’d like to invite you to move past the child’s version and revisit the story. Why? Because God’s word said it was written to teach us, and… Read More