Praise God from whom all blessings flow. Philippians 4:1
Sunday, April 17, 2016 God’s power does not rest upon a particular style of communication or leadership. God’s power is available to all His followers willing to obey His commands out of faith. Joshua 1:1-9
In evangelism, only the message of the Gospel should be offensive but our personality and methods should be engaging. 2 Timothy 2:22-26
“What, if removed from your life, would cause you to lose your reason for living?” – Tim Keller Colossians 3:1-5
God intends trials to produce maturity of Christian character. James 1:1-4
The price of redemption motivates us to not waste our lives. Romans 8:1
Taking prophecy seriously brings great blessing. Revelation 1:1-3
Hebrews 9:27-28 No second chances after death.
Psalm 42 A.W. Tozer, “The way to deeper knowledge of God is through the lonely valleys of soul poverty and abnegation (renouncing) of all things.” God could bring you through a time of spiritual drought in order to deepen your roots.
Romans 12:1-2 Don’t let plans for next year paralyze your obedience today.
Matthew 18:21-35 “The inability to forgive is a prison.” – Lecrae
Luke 16:1-13 Obedience in the little things prepares us for big things.
1 Corinthians 12:26 Earn, spend, save, and give with a global, Gospel-centered perspective.
Ruth 3-4 Jesus is our kinsman redeemer.
Ruth 2 Droughts don’t mean its never going to rain again.
Ruth 1 Starting over is not below God’s radar.
1 Peter 1:21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. Main idea: Prophecy stands as a monument to God’s supremacy over human history. Prophecy is also evidence of God’s mercy in giving a guilty and unbelieving world another […]
Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him. Psalm 119:160 Your word is true from the beginning: and every one of your righteous judgments endures for ever. Romans 15:4 For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance […]
Acts 17:23 Death is the plumb line; Resurrection is the win.
Genesis 1:1 Whatever begins to exist has a cause.
The downlow on Darwinism. Romans 1:20
Possibilities come cheap. Reasonable people choose the most reasonable explanation. Romans 1:20
We know we should do the right thing but we don’t always do it. Romans 2:14-16
1 Corinthians 2:14 Who has the burden of proof?
1 Cor. 15:12-19 If God does not exist then life is ultimately meaningless and absurd.
Psalm 139:1-16 God holds all power and His plan will never be thwarted. Omnipotence: God is able to do all His holy will. Omniscience: The doctrine that God fully knows himself and all things actual and possible.
1 John 4:7-11 “Love is the active, working principle in all true faith. It is its very soul, without which it is dead.” – Jonathan Edwards
Leviticus 19:1-2; 1 Peter 1:15-16 God’s holiness is God’s glory on full display.
1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Knowing God is possible through humility and faith.
Galatians 5:22 Hebrews 12:1-3 Faithfulness is reliability from focusing on Christ. “If this virtue be taken away, what is this life, but biting and devouring of one another” – Martin Luther