Fake News: God Won’t Give Me More Than I Can Handle

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2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Problems / temptations “If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales! It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas—”  (Job 6:2–3) “…nights of misery have been assigned to me.” (Job 7:3) “Elijah was afraid and ran for his life…He came to a broom […]

Fake News: Your Problems Are To Small For God

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Fake News: Stuff God Never Said          #2 Your Problems Are To Small For God   Book of Acts 3  (Page 1694 in the pew Bible)   3 R’s of God’s Rescuing News for You   ______________________________   2 Chronicles 7:14 “if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and […]

Fake News: God Wants Me To Be Happy

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Fake News – Stuff God Never Said                  #1 God Wants Me to be Happy   Happiness & God “May the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.” Psalm 68:3     “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him […]

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 […]