The Right Response to God's Word
by Joey Rozek on February 20th, 2024
"Then Paul, as his custom was, went in to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures, explaining and demonstrating that the Christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus whom I preach to you is the Christ.” - Acts 17:2-3There is power in the spoken word of God. When God speaks, light follows.  From the very beginning, God said, "Let there be li...  Read More
God's Deliverance from Bondage
by Joey Rozek on February 13th, 2024
"And this she did for many days. But Paul, greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And he came out that very hour...But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immedi...  Read More
As the Spirit Leads
by Joey Rozek on February 6th, 2024
"Now when they had gone through Phrygia and the region of Galatia, they were forbidden by the Holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia. After they had come to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit did not permit them. So passing by Mysia, they came down to Troas." (Acts 16:6-8)Jesus never expected His followers to do anything or go anywhere without the leading and enabling of the Hol...  Read More
Diffusing Conflict With Space
by Joey Rozek on January 30th, 2024
UPLIFT - Diffusing Conflict With Space"Now Barnabas was determined to take with them John called Mark. But Paul insisted that they should not take with them the one who had departed from them in Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work. Then the contention became so sharp that they parted from one another." (Acts 15:37-39)The Lord's heart for His people is that we love one another in such...  Read More
Resolving Conflict With Grace
by Joey Rozek on January 23rd, 2024
"So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged them by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He did to us, and made no distinction between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith. Now therefore, why do you test God by putting a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved in th...  Read More
When We Give Ourselves Away
by Joey Rozek on January 16th, 2024
"Therefore, since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God. ...As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God." (1 Peter 4:1-2, 10)After...  Read More
When God Has His Way
by Joey Rozek on January 9th, 2024
"And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make." (Jeremiah 18:4)Our God is a great Master Potter! Ever since He created man, God made everything good for him and formed man toward being an expression of His grace and glory. He does not make mistakes. He never makes two of the exact same of ...  Read More
Press On
by Joey Rozek on January 2nd, 2024
"Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead" (Phil. 3:12-14)Press on dear saints! This is a command that is sure to bring bl...  Read More
Turn To The Living God
by Joey Rozek on December 21st, 2023
“Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men with the same nature as you, and preach to you that you should turn from these useless things to the living God, who made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all things that are in them" - Acts 14:15The heart must daily turn to God. If our hearts do not turn toward God, there are innumerable false thrones and idols that our hearts will bow down...  Read More
The Gospel To The Jew (Part 2)
by Joey Rozek on December 20th, 2023
"Then Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said, “Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen......He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, “I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.’ From this man’s seed, according to the promise, God raised up for Israel a Savior—Jesus — (Acts 13:16, 22-23)Paul knew his audi...  Read More
The Gospel To The Jew
by Joey Rozek on December 19th, 2023
"But when they departed...they...went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day and sat down. And after the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, “Men and brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.” - Acts 13:14-15Are you ready to speak the Word when God gives you the opportunity?Is there a stirring in your heart to let the tr...  Read More