Showing Gratitude

  Showing Gratitude Luke 17:11-19 By: Ysrael De la Cruz Dennis Prager, in his book “Happiness is a Serious Problem” states “There is a secret to happiness, and it is gratitude.  All happy people are grateful, and ungrateful people cannot be happy.  We tend to think that it is being unhappy that leads people to…

God’s faithfulness

  God’s faithfulness Jeremiah 29:1-14 By Ysrael De la Cruz I would like to remind you today of God’s faithfulness.  God is always faithful and I want to remind you of that since we are living in trying times; in the midst of a pandemic; we are on the verge of a very important election…

Kingdom Focus

Kingdom Focus Matthew 3:2 //4:17 By Ysrael De la Cruz With everything that is going on in the world, in our nation, even in our own lives.  It is easy to lose focus of what truly matters.  Amid confusing times, chaos and on the brink of a presidential election, it is easy to lose our…

Beware of Spiritual Blindness

  Beware of Spiritual blindness John 9:13-41 By: Ysrael De la Cruz Go and tell this people: “‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’ Isa.6:9 This phrase tells us of a disease that was common before the time of Jesus, during his time and even in our time.  It’s called…

Open Your Eyes

  Open your eyes! 2 Kings 6:8-23 By: Ysrael De la Cruz You have heard it say or read it in the Bible that we are commanded to walk or live by faith and not by sight.(2 Corinthians 5:7).  I do not think we quite understand what this means.  In the same book the apostle…

What is Truth?

What is Truth? John 18:37-38 By Ysrael De la Cruz It was Denzel Washington who challenged journalist to tell the truth instead of doing their best to be first. “If you don’t watch the news, you’re uninformed. If you do watch it, you’re misinformed.” We all seek the truth; we want to know the truth…

Examine Your Foundation

Examine your foundation Matt.7:24-29 By Ysrael De la Cruz The foundation is the footing, base, or under structure of a building.  It is the base upon a house or building is established. The taller the building, the deeper the foundation.  A worldview is the platform upon which you stand to make sense of the world. …