Exodus 20:5 5“You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,
How Do You Relate to God as Father?
Galatians 4:1-7 1Now I say, as long as the heir is a child, he does not differ at all from a slave although he is owner of everything, 2but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by the father. 3So also we, while we were children, were held in bondage under the […]
The Importance of God’s Presence
Exodus 33:1-23 1Then the LORD spoke to Moses, “Depart, go up from here, you and the people whom you have brought up from the land of Egypt, to the land of which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, ‘To your descendants I will give it.’ 2“I will send an angel before you and […]
The Holiness of God
We get a glimpse into heaven where we see some magnificent sights that all center on the One on the throne who is holy, holy, holy everlasting and all powerful. God’s holiness should transform us.
When Following Jesus Seems Hard
Hebrews 12:1-3 1Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for […]
Our culture puts forth various definitions of what love is. Lets examine the bible to see what God has to say and how His definition differs from the world’s.
When Your Marriage is a Mess
Sometimes it’s difficult to admit or even see when things aren’t working. Don’t be afraid to acknowledge when something isn’t right; that’s the first step in turning it around. The second is probably realizing you aren’t alone in this. Thankfully, we have the Truth in scripture to help us get real and get working.
God’s Plan for Sex
1 Corinthians 6:15-20 15Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be! 16Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body with her? For He […]
How Is Marriage Meant to Work?
Ephesians 5:21-33 21and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ. 22Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. 24But as the church is […]
Making Sense of the Mystery
Ephesians 5:31-32 31FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND SHALL BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH. 32This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
God’s Perfect Plan for Imperfect People
Mark 15:40-16:8 40There were also some women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the Less and Joses, and Salome. 41When He was in Galilee, they used to follow Him and minister to Him; and there were many other women who came up with Him to […]
Jesus is our Savior and our substitute.
Tempted, Rejected, and Restored
Mark 14:26-72 26After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. 27And Jesus *said to them, “You will all fall away, because it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP SHALL BE SCATTERED.’ 28“But after I have been raised, I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” 29But […]
My God is So Big: 10 Years Later
Do you believe that God is so big, so strong and so mighty that there is nothing He cannot do? Do you believe He wants to do it in you?
The Meaning of Communion: More Than a Memory
Mark 14:12-25 12On the first day of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb was being sacrificed, His disciples *said to Him, “Where do You want us to go and prepare for You to eat the Passover?” 13And He *sent two of His disciples and *said to them, “Go into the city, and a man will […]
Mark 14:1-11 1Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize Him by stealth and kill Him; 2for they were saying, “Not during the festival, otherwise there might be a riot of the people.” 3While He was in Bethany at the home […]
Are You Ready for Christ’s Return?
What are the biggest questions you have about the second coming of Christ?
The Armor of God
Ephesians 6:10-20 10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the […]
Life’s Most Important Question
Mark 12:35-44 35And Jesus began to say, as He taught in the temple, “How is it that the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? 36“David himself said in the Holy Spirit, ‘THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, “SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I PUT YOUR ENEMIES BENEATH YOUR FEET.”’ 37“David […]
Mark 12:13-34 13Then they *sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Him in order to trap Him in a statement. 14They *came and *said to Him, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is […]
The Authority of Jesus
Many pop culture ideas and songs speak of people rejecting authority and eventually losing. Why are we resistant to authority?
A Journey to Authentic Relationship with God
The fig tree with leaves but no fruit is a symbol of Israel’s fruitless religion. Why should we bear fruit in our relationship with God?
Not What I Expected
What evidence do you see that the kingdom is actively growing in our world or in your life?
A Journey to Lasting Joy
How is lasting joy different from just “joy”? How have you settled for less than the joy God died to give you?
The Cycle of C’s
Similar to the tax collector in Luke 18:13, why is it so important for believers in Christ to have a posture of humility in relation to God?