Jesus, man, sometimes he drops some wild stuff. The Spirit had come upon some of the Old Testament saints. They did some great things for God. David killed the giant. The prophets prophesied. Esther did her thing. But when God's Spirit came upon those Old Testament heroes, it was temporary and rare. He did not stay in them or upon them, nor did he empower all of them. (2 Minutes, 500 Words) Read More
Paul next takes us into the wisdom of our Father, for he is true and right and good. As the designer of humanity, he knows how we are best satisfied. he knows where our deepest joys are found. he offers wisdom to all who will receive it. Read More
Under cover of darkness, they walked. Jesus would bring his disciples, on that final night together, to the garden. There, in Gethsemane, he would pray and await Judas’ betrayal. (4 Minutes/800 Words) Read More
Paul dreamed of the church. In so doing, he introduced a beautiful truth: the universal church is one because the Triune God is one. (3 Minutes / 500 Words) Read More
Proverbs can teach you how to live a life of skill. Here, I offer five perspectives to keep in mind when reading the book.
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Teaching outline for Ephesians 1:15-23. Read More
In starting a short series on the Holy Spirit and His gifts, the deity of the Spirit is a good starting point. There are many things to consider about the Spirit, but His identity is foundational. Debated less often than the deity of Christ, the deity of the Spirit is important to the Christian faith. We believe in the triunity of God, so the divinity of the Spirit is a must doctrine for us. Here, I’d like to provide some Biblical evidence for the deity of the Spirit. Read More
Recent discussion on endurance and fatigue, from a little portion of 1 Kings 17. Read More
Theme: To be a living sacrifice we must think accurately about ourselves, know how the body of Christ works, and use our gifts.
And those are the takeaways of my study of Romans 12:3-8.
- Think accurately about the self
- Know how the body of Christ works
- Use your gifts
In this post I’ve included:
- [ ] Sermon Video
- [ ] Sermon Audio
- [ ] 1,800 Word Study Outline
- [ ] Study Outline PDF
- [ ] Podcast Link