Crossing The Great Divide

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  We are one. “There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to one hope when you were called—one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.”  Ephesians 4:4–6 The Holy Spirit _________________  and _____________ influence when the Church […]

Building Bridges

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Gatekeepers   Galatians 2:11-16  (page 1811 in the pew Bible)   “Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favorites but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.  You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, […]

Galatians

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Theme of Galatians – It’s a human tendency to notice differences. We make snap judgments of how we are alike and how we differ all the time. We tend to value the idea of being as one, but then live it out with only the people who agree with our opinions and values. What does […]

Why Did Santa Claus Get Punched Out?

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Something Very Important  – Deuteronomy 5:1-10 The Purpose of the Law “Walk in all the way that the Lord your God commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess.”    Deuteronomy 5:33   Your God is Important “The sorrows of those will increase who […]

Skeletor – The Original

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Skeletor – The Original                                 Ezekiel 37:1-14 The promise of God’s Spirit at Work He __________________ your life (vs.  5 & 14) He __________________ your hope. (vs. 11 – 12) He __________________ your God’s dream for you. (v. 14) The process of God’s Spirit at Work __________________ the Word of the Spirit.     (v. 14) “Be […]

Mother’s Day

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In Light of Easter  1 John 5:16 – 21 Keeping ____________________ with God. Jesus reveals to us ________________ and what ___________________. “And I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they […]

The Overcomers

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In Light of Easter – Overcomers “This is love for God: to obey His commands. And His commands are not burdensome for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the […]

In Light of Easter

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In Light of Easter 1 John 4:1-12 Doctrine & ___________________ , vs 1 – 3 “Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist—he denies the Father and the Son”. (1 John 2:22)   Encouragement & _____________________ ,  vs 4 “Pray also for […]

How Is Your Love Life?

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How Is Your Love Life?  Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? I’ve been to London to visit the Queen. Pussy cat, pussy cat, what did you do there? I frightened a little mouse under her chair. What you are determines what ____________________. What you see determines what ____________________. 1 John 3:11-18 (page 1901 […]

Abide With Me

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Abide With Me:  Experiencing A Deep, Personal Relationship With God. Luke 24:36-49 Looking in all the wrong places Disciples of Emmaus: “Abide with me” Just pray…   Philip Yancey:  Stop Time & Waste Time! Song: Abide with me, fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens, Lord, with me Abide. When other helpers fail and comforts […]