What is prayer really all about and why is it important in our lives? Join us as we explore this vital area of spiritual health and growth.
Context plays a vital role in faithful interpretation. While we all know this, we often take for granted the various layers of context that are at work in each verse of scripture. This message builds upon what we’ve studied over the last two weeks on growing as faithful interpreters of God’s Word.
Following Jesus entails ongoing growth and spiritual maturity. One of the primary ways we do this is in daily digging into His Word and faithfully applying it in our daily lives.
Jesus is received, welcomed, and praised by the crowds as Lord and King as He enters Jerusalem. Only a few days later He is rejected, hated, and mocked by crowds, leading up to the cross. These same responses to Jesus exist today. What is your response?
Whose power is truly on display at Jesus’ crucifixion on the cross? Join us as we look at how and why this significant symbol radically changed when it came into contact with Jesus.
The Mission and the Message of the Church do not change over time, or from culture to culture. What does need to be open to change, however, is the method which we seek to communicate and share Jesus’ Message as we are on His Mission in an ever-changing world. The Great Commission must take priority…
In all of life’s busyness and stress, it is all too easy to lose focus on what matters most- Jesus. We must continually choose to recalibrate our focus and to pursue Him in our everyday life, despite all of the distractions that seek to pull us away from Jesus.
Matthew and Luke each give us different details and perspectives of Jesus’ birth. For this reason it is helpful to take them both into account in studying and celebrating the birth of Jesus.
Jesus is the promised Prince of Peace. He comes to redeem and to restore a broken and sinful world that desperately needs Him. He offers true and everlasting peace.
To recognize who Jesus truly is, and what He accomplishes in His advent is to be overwhelmed with His hope, love, and joy. This is precisely what we see in Mary, Elizabeth, and Zechariah as they are overwhelmed with joy at the promise of His birth.