he wise men were counselors and advisors to political leaders within the Roman Empire. These men studied astrology, dreams, sacred prophetic scriptures, and the arts of magic. At the time of the writing, Jesus had been born in the town of Bethlehem, during the reign of Herod the King....Keep Reading
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Why we use the ESV As we jump into a new message series through the book of Ephesians in our Bible, I wanted to take a minute to share with you why we use the ESV and emphasize the value of all of God’s Word at North Valley. Don’t miss the opportunity to dig into God’s Word by joining us for this 12-week message series, picking up a journal, and joining a group. ...
Serve one another humbly in love. – Galatians 5:13b...
How to Serve Your Husband Spiritually For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. ...
How to Serve your Husband Physically Do not deprive each other of sexual relations, unless you both agree to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time so you can give yourselves more completely to prayer. Afterward, you should come together again so that Satan won't be able to tempt you because of your lack of self-control. ...
Over the next seven days, North Valley’s prayer team will be praying for you and your marriage. Each day you will receive a special devotional that will help you serve and better understand your spouse. In this series, you will learn how to serve your spouse in three keys areas of his/her life....
We have looked at God’s Word over the last twenty days, and we've seen how prophecies made concerning the coming Messiah have been fulfilled. From the birth location to the virgin Mary to his very own name, we have seen promises made, and promises kept. God’s Word is true....Keep Reading
Herod tried to kill Jesus as a toddler. The rumor of a king being born in his small jurisdiction was too much. Yesterday we learned about his fear and fury. Today we learn about King Jesus’ reign forevermore....Keep Reading
Who are you angry at? Is your anger solving the problem? Why are you angry?...Keep Reading
Caesar Augustus was the adopted son of Julius Caesar. Augustus was born on September 23rd in 63 BC. He ruled as the Emperor of Rome for the first 14 years of Christ's life. He rose to power in time of great peace for this massive empire....Keep Reading
As a dad of three kids, I try my best, like most parents, to teach them to do what's right. My goal is to help them become independent of me and dependent upon God. ...Keep Reading
Luke’s gospel records that Caesar issued a decree that every resident within the Roman Empire should return to their home town to register and pay a special tax. Caesar Augustus issued this decree, but in truth, this decree had already been issued by God....Keep Reading
Nine months before our Savior’s birth, an angel appeared to a young Jewish girl, Mary, whom Scripture describes as a virgin, engaged to a man named Joseph. Prior to that angelic visit, Mary must have felt great excitement as she anticipated her marriage. ...Keep Reading
It is pure speculation to assert these were the last words of Christ before He became a baby in the womb of Mary. But they may have been! ...Keep Reading
By the time that Mary gave birth, hope in God’s promises for forgiveness and deliverance from the empire had reached a fever pitch. Some were looking for a beneficent dictator. Others expected a high-profile miracle worker. Others hoped that a famous prophet like Elijah had come with a spectacular message....Keep Reading