In today’s text we see that redemption precedes requirement. God saves us and then our obedience is born out of a love for the Father and his Salvation. We are commanded to work out our salvation with fear and trembling.
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In today’s text we see Moses sharing about the Lord’s deliverance from Pharaoh and His provision for the Israelites in the wilderness. This passage also reminds us that Jesus is greater than Moses, as He is the mediator of our redemption.
In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 14. We see that Moses obeyed God, and God was faithful to split the sea to secure the salvation of His people.
In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 7-10. We see that God sent both messengers and miracles in order to free his people and to reveal himself to both Israel and Egypt.
In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 5 & 6. We discover that God is faithful to keep his promises, and that he invites us to find freedom in Jesus.
In this message, we continue our study of Moses in Exodus 3. We discover that God has revealed himself to us, and that he has made a way for us to come near to him.
In this message, we begin our study of the life of Moses in Exodus 1-2. We discover that God, in his grace, saved Moses. And that God, in his grace, sent Moses as He worked to redeem His people.
Do you have a next step in your relationship with Jesus? If so, what is it? The truth is, we all have a next step, but sometimes struggle to know what it is or how to take it. In this message, we study Hebrews 12 and discover some ways that we can identify and take […]
We often struggle to pray. It’s difficult to be consistent. It’s difficult to know if we’re “doing it right.” In this message, we study Habakkuk’s prayer and learn how we can grow in our own prayer lives.
Habakkuk cries for justice and mercy. The Lord’s responds with instructions to wait for his deliverance. Like Habakkuk, we are also told to live by faith.
What do we do when God doesn’t make sense? As we return to our study of Habakkuk, we see the honest inquiry of a person who wants to know why. Habakkuk models for us how to inquire of the Lord when things just don’t make sense.
Life is often confusing and difficult. Why isn’t God doing something? Why isn’t he fixing what’s wrong? How long will this difficult season last? Habakkuk gives us an incredible picture of a conversation between a questioning believer and the God who listens and loves, even when we don’t see or understand.
In this message, we continue our study in John 20. We discover that Jesus has sent us into the world to proclaim His message and to prioritize His mission.
In this message, we continue our study in John 17. We learn that Jesus truly is the unique in his divinity, mission and care for us…that he is the one who is worthy of our lives!
Few chapters in the Bible offer more comfort for this life and the next than john 14. No matter what we face, Jesus reminds us that He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life to calm our anxious hearts.
In this message, we continue our study in John 12. We discover that Jesus is the promised King who brings peace to the nations, and He calls us to die.
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In this message, we continue our study in John 11. In Christ, our life does not end in death…it is for the glory of God!
In this message, we continue our study in John 11. We discover that Jesus is the resurrection and the life. As such, we have the joy of both knowing Jesus and seeking to make him known to everybody everywhere.
In this message, we continue our study in John 10. We discover that Jesus is the Good Shepherd who knows us by name and gave his life so that we might have life abundant.
In this message, we continue our study in John 8. We discover that true disciples of Jesus abide in his word, and that Jesus offers us true freedom! Today’s Scripture: John 8:30-59 Other Relevant Scripture: Genesis 3, 12; Exodus 3:14; Psalm 1-2; John 15; Romans 6; Galatians 3-5;2 John 9
In this message, we continue our study in the Gospel of John 8. We discover that Jesus is the light of the world, and that we all are invited to follow him and to have the light of life.
n this message, we celebrate Mother’s Day and look at John 7. There we discover that Jesus gives us something that no one else can…rivers of life flowing from our hearts.
What are you looking to for fulfillment? In John 6, Jesus declares, “i am the bread of life” to point us to himself as the true and lasting satisfaction of our deepest desires,
Find out what it means to be fully known and fully loved by Jesus as we study an interaction Jesus had with a Samaritan woman.
In this message, we study John 3 together. We discover that Jesus is the gift of God, and we are all invited to believe in His Name in order to have eternal life.
In this message, we continue our study of the Gospel of John in chapter 1. We discover that Jesus is the lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. Not only that, Jesus sends us the Holy Spirit to help us love and serve God and others!
In this message, we begin our study of the Gospel of John. We discover that Jesus is the eternal Son of God. Jesus has the power to reveal God to us and to give us the right to become children of God.
In this message, we celebrate Easter and conclude our study of Jacob in Genesis 45. We discover that Jesus is alive and ruling, and we are invited to live in his presence and under his rule.
In this message, we continue looking at the life of Jacob. We discover that God often blesses us as we step out in faith and step into struggle.
What would make your life a good life? In this message, we continue our study of the life of Jacob in Genesis 28-30. We discover that a good life is ultimately found in knowing and loving God. 00
Can you trust God? In this message, we begin our study of Jacob in Genesis 27. We discover that Isaac and Jacob both struggled to trust God, but God is faithful to fulfill his promises.
In this message, we look at 1 Timothy 6:11-16. With the gospel as our foundation, we discover how to fight the good fight of faith.
In this message, we look at Ephesians 4:25-32. With the gospel as our foundation, we discover how to respond to anger in a godly way.
In this message, we look at 2 Peter 1. We discover that we have everything we need to live for Christ…but we still need to make every effort to live for him.
We love a good love story. And our culture shapes us to desire a great love story for our own lives. In this message, we look at Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 19 and discover that there’s a better way to view romance.
In this message, we study Romans 12. We discover that we each have been empowered to serve one another.
In this message we will be looking at our core value of Spiritual Intimacy, what it is, how it works, and how we grow in it.
In this message, we study 1 Peter 4:1-11 and are reminded that God invites us to live for him as we love and serve others.
In this message, we are reminded that God’s love has been poured into our hearts through Christ. Because we know God, we each have the privilege of sharing his love and making him known.
In this message, we discover how we can root our identity in the Gospel while looking at Colossians 1.
New Year’s Resolutions outline our expectations of ourselves for the next 365 days, but trying to keep them often brings anxiety, guilt and shame. In Galatians 3 and 4, Paul gives us rest by reminding us that we don’t need new or different habits as much as we need to take advantage of what we […]
We couldn’t get to God, so God came for us.
Continuing our study in Luke 2, we learn how to respond to the coming of our Savior.
In this message we continue our study of Luke 2. We discover that Jesus is the King we’ve been waiting for.
In this message, we study Luke 2. We discover that the coming of Jesus is good news and great joy…and that its meant for all the people.
In this message, we study Matthew 11:7-19. We discover that following Jesus is worth every cost.
In this message, we study Luke 12:49-53. We discover that Jesus came to bring God’s judgment and to suffer God’s judgment.
In this message, Mark reminds us to prioritize Jesus and the gospel over all things.
In this first message of our Just Sayin’ series we will be looking at Luke 9:57-62 and Jesus’ tough call to follow Him.
In this message, James reminds us to prioritize Jesus and His Kingdom over all things.
Our life reflects our faith and where we put our trust. James brings us face to face with the reality that our lives are a mist that is here in a moment gone. Boasting in ourselves and in our plans is foolish since we don’t even know what the next moment brings. Our faith rests […]
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