Acts 4:1-7, 8-12 Truth matters regardless of your pedagogy. Truth matters regardless of who is around you. The beauty of the Gospel is found not in its complexity, but in its simplicity.
John 20:19-25, 26-31 Jesus Imparts Peace Peace is actively trusting the POWER over you is greater than the PRESSURE around you. Jesus Sends Us We are called to witness to those who do not know Him. Jesus Drives Out Doubt Even in the doubting, questioning, and struggle Jesus meets Thomas where he is …
John 20:1-7, 8-13, 14-18 CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED! ALLELUIA! The truth changes skepticism. The resurrection shows us that we have direct access to the Truth. The Truth changes our identity. Your identity in Christ is based completely on what He has done.
On the Mountain A mountain experience is a glimpse of the goodness of God that is to come. Off the Mountain The mountain is for building up, so that ultimately we would be sent out. The Gospel message isn’t just a basic thing for us, it’s everything for us.
1 Corinthians 9:16-20, 21-23 ALL things to ALL people Are you willing to be all things to all people so that the Gospel could reach more? 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Athletic Discipline Let’s live like it matters You don’t achieve the Gospel, you receive it.
Division in Corinth The unity of the church should reflect the supernatural love of Christ. Division in the Church How can we unite ourselves in love? Our dedication to the One we follow, is greater than our dedication to anything else. Jesus sacrificed His ways and preferences so we could be saved. …
God’s call for Jonah God’s call always stems from His grace. God’s call for Nineveh The call of God starts at a place of repentance. God’s call for us We don’t go to church, we are the church. The BEING Challenge
What is a disciple? A disciple is someone who learns from the instruction of their teacher. When you learn something it affects how you live your life. To be a disciple we need to follow Him and invite others to come and see. The disciple’s power came not from who they were but from Who they followe …
When we try to fit Jesus conveniently into our molds, our shaping, and the way WE want to see Him, He will not challenge, change or transform us. The Authority of Jesus People meet God in the wilderness.
What’s your wisdom from 2020? What is God doing? What is God teaching me? Wisdom comes from submission to the Father. We can’t control all things that happen but we can certainly seek God’s wisdom.
The Law The beauty of the law is that it forces us to come to terms with our imperfections and flaws. Adoption Your Heavenly Father delights in His children. Slavery We have a tendency to take the good things of this world and enslave ourselves to them.
Grief can happen with any major loss in life, and not all grief is the same. Simeon’s Story There are a lot of experiences in our lives that are not in our timing. Our Story How do I know if I might be grieving? What steps would you recommend to those who are grieving? How can we help others?
Are you listening to joy? The voices and people you surround yourself with influence you more than you realize. Joy in the Big Picture Joy is not happiness. Joy is not an emotional experience. Even if… God’s promises still endure.
The Anxiety of Joseph Dealing with our anxieties Acknowledge what you are feeling. Practice healthy physical rhythms. Cast your cares to the Lord. Do not be afraid to find help.
Hope comes from having an eternal perspective in the present. God’s promises persist despite our pain. Look to the Hope of our coming King.
Matthew 25:14-20, 21-27, 28-30 Which servant am I? Your view of God validates what you do with what He gives you. What is a talent?
Get your eyes OFF of the fear-filled future and ON to the eternal and the present. Look so good you look different than the world around you. Repent of negativity and blame shifting. Seek unity.
Matthew 5:1-4, 5-9, 10-12 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. B …
Rooted Psalm 1 Does it mean: The righteous are rich? NO! What are your spiritual rhythms? To meditate on the Law of God is to meditate on Jesus