1 Thessalonians 4.1-12. Many Christian virtues are also shared by some non-Christians, but what is distinctly different about fully devoted followers of Jesus compared to the general population in our society? This text examines the issue of sexual purity in our pursuit of holiness as counter-cultural.
1 Thessalonians 2.17-3.13. In this section of our study we come across a bit more of Paul’s heart and compassion for this congregation he helped start. He experienced much sorrow over his sudden departure from the city and he longed to be able to strengthen them in their faith, to help them grow in love, […]
1 Thessalonians 2.1-16. What can we learn from Paul’s disciple-making to help us in our disciple-making? How can we put into practice taking on the role of a spiritual parent in the life of another believer? What does it mean to please God, not man? What does it mean to walk in a manner worthy of […]
1 Thessalonians 2.1-16. This section of Paul’s letter to the Thessalonian disciples gives us insight into how to go about the business of making disciples and the boldness we have in God’s working.
1 Thessalonians 1.1-10. What does a spiritually dynamic church look like? The Thessalonian church was one such church. They had a strong faith that led them to impact the world for the kingdom.
1 Thessalonians 1.1-10. What does a spiritually dynamic church look like? The Thessalonian church was one such church. They had a strong faith that led them to impact the world for the kingdom. Sorry, we were not able to obtain audio for this message.
Acts 17.1-9. Evangelism has become a dirty word in our culture – along with proselytizing – something akin to religious terrorism. For in our relativistic, pluralistic culture – you can believe whatever you want, practice whatever religion you choose, or be an atheist or a pagan. You can live with or have sex with whomever you desire. […]
1 Thessalonians 1.1-10. God made creation with the capacity to reproduce – to be fruitful and multiply. This applies not only to the physical realm, but also to the spiritual realm. Being a spiritually dynamic body means that we are multiplying ourselves spiritually. We are becoming disciples who make disciples.
Galatians 5.1. We have been set free for freedom. This message outlines what we have been freed from and for. As these are made clear then we are made aware of what we are made free to do.
The years go by so fast these days. Busyness can rob us of much. The busier we are the quicker it is to forget what God has done. And when we forget what God has done in the past the easier it is to forget what God can do in the future.
1 John 4.7-21. How would it change your life if you really believed in your heart that God pursues a continuing love relationship with you that is real and personal? Indeed, that is the reality and this is central to understanding the meaning and purpose of life. God created us for a love relationship with […]
Ephesians 2.4-5. It is easy to be consumed by notions of love for God and realize how much I do or don’t love Him. This, however, should not be the focus. Rather if we focus on how much God loves us then we can’t help but return that love back to Him.
Where does joy come from? What causes it and what is the impact of joy on the life of a Christian? These questions are addressed in this 3rd week of Advent message.
Ephesians 2.11-22. If you ask people what non-material gift would they wish for at Christmas time – or any time – many of them would say “peace.” Peace in the world. Peace in the Middle East. Peace in our cities. Peace in our families. Peace in our hearts. Jesus’ parting gift to His disciples was peace. This gift calms […]
Luke 2.8-14. Jesus came into this world to bring peace. This is both spiritual peace and internal peace. These things then contribute to our ability to have peace with others.