Today we began the book of Ruth. Instead of a sermon, we did an Interview between Raphael the Lead Pastor and Elder Larry Stout. Together they give an overview of the book, its theology, how to read it and the hopes we pray for as we begin the book. Take time to read ahead before we begin next week.
The most fundamental truth that is tested in our lives when hard times come to us is whether God is for us. Behind that statement is whether God truly loves us which will bring us the urgently needed assurance and stability in the midst of an unstable world.God's promises for the Christian are unsearchable, and they can all be packaged in the statement: God is for us. Listen to this message on Romans 8:31-39 by Pastor Raphael on Easter.
God's promises for the Christian are unsearchable, and they can all be packaged in the statement: God is for us. God is for us and meets our deepest needs. Listen to this message on Romans 8:33-34 by Pastor Raphael.
The missional reality of each believer must be modeled after Jesus. In Mark 6:30-44 we see Jesus's compassion, and he feeds the crowd and also satisfies them. Through the gospel God feeds us and satisfies us. We are then able to learn from Jesus's compassion and show compassion instead of frustration.
Today we continued in our series Life In The Spirit from Romans 8. Romans 8:28-30 delivers the amazing promise that God is at work, through our trials and troubles and even sins, to produce a good in His children that is described as "glorious" - being conformed to the image of Christ! Hope you have a great week.
Today we continued our series Life in the Spirit from Romans 8. We examined Romans 8:18-27 where we are encouraged to endure suffering in the present because of the bright future to come . We hope you have a blessed week.
Today we continued in our series Life In The Spirit from Romans 8. As we examined Romans 8:14-17 it is evident that the greater privilege of the gospel is not that we are freed from our sins but also that we are adopted by God. We hope you have a wonderful week.
Today we continued in our series Life In The Spirit from Romans 8. As we examined Romans 8:12-13 it is evident that a new relationship with God means a new relationship with our old way of living; following our old way of life will cost me everything and putting it to death through the Spirit will gain me true life.