On Christmas Day Harpeth members Betty Kayitesi and Emmy Nteziryayo were featured on the front page of The Tennessean! Read their heart warming story of loss, love and faith here.
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:15-16 15 If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. 16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.
Observation: 1 Peter 4 is essentially addressing the fact that if you live like a follower of Chrsit you will suffer persecution. Because you will look different from the rest of the world, and they will not like that. They will not like that you abstain from things of the Read More »
Scripture: 1 Peter 2:9-12 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. 11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul. 12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.
Observation: Peter is writing to remind people that Jesus is the corner stone of our faith, and a stumbling block to those who do not believe in Him. Because of who he is and what he has done, we have been called out of darkness and into the light-he has made us a Read More »
Is Sex Before or Outside Marriage Wrong?
Within marriage, sex is a wonderful gift from God. God created it for our pleasure, to Read More »
A lot of people join Harpeth Community Church from other local churches, but sometimes it bothers me. A few years ago I read an article that crystallized an Read More »