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Continuing our series on speaking truth in love, we look at kindness. Love is kind…so how can we speak the truth in kindness?
Speaking the truth in love – what does that mean? Can we speak truth without destroying the other person?
Grace is having a second chance, repentance is taking the second chance.
Mercy leads to grace – getting what you don’t deserve; a second chance; room to get things right. Grace is another critical part of the Christian life with a purpose.
In this first of a three part series we look at how mercy motivates and moves God to act in love. When we act in mercy it brings healing – to us and others.
The center of Passover is the sacrificial lamb, the Korban Pesach. Listen in as we compare how Jesus was like the Passover Lamb in his life and ministry.
Do we trust God to let Him lead us? Are we willing to embrace who He has called us and defined us to be? These are some of the questions we tackle as it relates to Passover (Pesach).
We look at how God helps us through difficult or even seemingly impossible circumstances just as He did 2,500+ years ago with the first Purim.
Maybe you’ve had one of those days…or lives where it feels like you just can’t catch a break; that the only way to get ahead is to take what you can – but, there’s hope. You don’t have to play that game – a game that is rigged and everyone loses. Esther faced a similar … Continue reading Purim Part 2: Trusting in God
Trust is never easy, especially in a world filled with treachery. Trusting in God can be daunting along with doing the right thing. As we get closer to Purim, we look at Mordecai as an example of a man who trusted in God and did the right thing, even when it got him – nothing, … Continue reading Purim: Trusting God
What happens when hurt, anger, disappointment and issues arise in relationships? When we hold onto those past hurts part of our heart becomes unusable, like a ruin. We talk about defining, dozing (not sleeping) and renewing those plots in our heart…
What is Love? How can we promote and maintain healthy relationships?We cover four major elements of love and how they contribute and support relationships.
How do we know when God is speaking to YOU? We review three more common ways to hear and know when God is speaking to us.
God speaks to us in many ways but HOW do you know He is speaking to YOU? We cover in this two-part message the different ways God speaks giving Scriptural and practical examples to recognize God moving in your life.
When we talk about the fear of the Lord, we’re not talking about terror or harm but respect and awe. How does God relate to us through that? What if there’s something I’m afraid of more than God?
The secret things belong to the Lord but that which He shares with us…is for us to do His Word. God’s Holy Spirit relates knowledge and perception to us to help us get to where we need to be.
Bob Ross once said, “Gotta have a little sadness once in a while so you’ll know when the good times come.” It’s those trying times that we need God to speak to us with His Might and mercy…
You’ve got ho-ho-HOPE and an encouraging, uplifting message on the gift of Christmas. We all want to be loved, accepted, and have meaning – Christmas reminds us of that through God’s gift to us.
God speaks in different ways to us – tonight we start to look at some of those ways in order to help you focus in on the “conversation in the crowded room”.
So maybe you’re hearing some stuff but is it from God or that pepperoni pizza or that TV show you were watching? Clearing what you’re hearing is as important as focusing on God. We talk about how to separate the Godly, the flesh, and the other stuff so you know what to do with it.
Does God speak to us today? How can we hear from God? We look into the first steps to develop our ability to tune out distractions and focus on what and if God is speaking to us.
We look at Jesus in Hanukkah – why did He quote Psalms 82 to the Jewish leaders who sought him out? Why were they unsure He wasn’t the Messiah? Was there anything in Scripture that can help us open our eyes to the situation?
Thanksgiving – that holiday sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas…but thanksgiving and gratitude hold the power to transform our lives in Jesus.
All warfare is based on deception – Sun Tzu. In a spiritual war, the art of misdirection is to focus on the person as the problem instead of something more. We cover the basics of putting our focus on the right theater (the spiritual) without getting mystical. In a practical set of steps, we help … Continue reading Ephesians 6, Armor of God
One mark of a great soldier is that he fights on his own terms or not at allSun Tzu – The Art of War 6:2In life, we all have struggles, we look at Paul’s encouragement to be strong in the Lord and the power of His might so that we can prevail.
This week we start the final chapter of Ephesians and look at another fun word: obey. We break this down in two contexts of daily life: as children, we are called to obey our parents and as bondservants (workers) in our service. Both are applicable in our daily lives and practical for spiritual growth.
Love and Marriage – Ephesians 5 finishes with a focus in the everyday work relating together. Whether married or single, we all can grow in nourishing and cherishing our relationships with the Lord and each other. Reference: Daily Temperature Reading
Tonight we delve into what is love and and acceptable sacrifice and look at Ephesians 5’s warning to believers hearts: what should not be there, what should be there , and how we get there.