Follow The Star in 2019

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Stars in the Bible Promise to Abraham – Gen. 15:5; 22:17 Promise of Star announcing Messiah – Numbers 24:17 Shine like stars in a dark world – Ephesians 2:15 Epiphany   Prophesies in Matthew 1 & 2   Matthew 2: Magi – Wicked Herod – Joseph – Egypt – Nazareth   A modern parable:   […]

Join The Baptist

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Luke 3:1-6 In the darkness comes _________________________   “In him was life, and that life was the light of men.  The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.  There came a man who was sent from God; his name was John.”     John 1:4-6   In the confusion comes ________________________   […]

Name Above All Names ~ Wonderful Counselor

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Isaiah 9:1-16  (The names of Jesus tell us of His relationship to us.) Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by the way of the […]

Wait Up God

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Mark 13:24-37     For What?   Romans 8: 18 – 28   How?   Attention / Watchfulness –   Trust or Control – God is working   Trust God’s Holy Spirit – Keep Kingdom minded   (Matthew 6:31–33 NIV) “Matt. 6:31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or […]

Talking With People

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Joining Jesus On His Mission John 4 – A Conversation From The Heart Take ___________________________   We’re called, here and now, to be instruments of God’s new creation which has already launched in Jesus and of which Jesus’ followers are supposed to be not simply beneficiaries but also agents,”  – N.T. Wright “   When […]

What Is God Teaching You Through His Word?

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Joining Jesus On His Mission   Savoring God’s Word   _________________ – “what information you take in”   John 8:31-32       “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.  Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”   Psalm […]

Already In Progress

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Joining Jesus On His Mission   Ephesians 2:10  “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Mark 10 God’s Kingdom is only possible by God Peter’s Question & Jesus response. “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! […]

Change Your Role

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Joining Jesus On His Mission Hebrews 3:12-19 • Me minded to _________________ “But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” • Us minded to ______________________ 1 Corinthians 9:21–23 “To the weak I […]