Forgiveness is a recurring theme throughout scripture, How often, though, do we live with forgiveness in our hearts, in our lives? When we get hurt in our relationships, how do we respond? Do we try to take revenge, or retaliate? Or do we show forgiveness as Christ forgave us? Do not repay evil for evil...I Peter 3:9. Can we extend the flow of forgiveness that God grants us?
The four gospels all give us a different perspective on Christmas. There is much we can learn from examining the differences and the pictures each gospel - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John - paint of the birth of Jesus. In this series, we will be looking at the history, the preparations, the music, and the invitation of the Christmas story.
We're not the only ones who make mistakes. This series takes a look at several kings in the Old Testament who had the chance to get it right with God...and didn't. Times may change, but human failings don't. Delve into I Kings with us and see what we can learn from Kings whose royal ambitions sent them in the wrong direction.
Who is the church? What is the church? This brief series explores the nature of the church - who is the church of Christ, and how we should live as the church of Christ, as viewed through the New Testament and the early church.
This study on Phillippians takes a look at various topics in the book to help us better live the Christian life and serve Christ in spreading the gospel and living servant lives.
The Book of Ephesians is crucial to the everyday battle that we Christians must fight against the powers of Satan and darkness. This most important letter from Paul to the church in Ephesus should be read with an eye to how we can apply its principles to become Imitators of God.
Like a trick played on April Fools Day, the disciples discovered, to their great joy, that the terrible death of Christ on the cross wasn't the end - Jesus was resurrected and lives again so we might be saved and have eternal life.
We must obey Christ as we look to "untie the donkey" he commands us in our lives - recognizing that our expectations of Christ as King in our lives means obedience to his directions for our lives.
We all come with our prejudices...but as Acts shows us, we must recognize that Christ offered salvation to everyone.
The Book of Acts teaches the high qualities of spiritual maturity that we must expect from leaders in the church. Leadership is about Godly servanthood.
Trusting in God, we can know that anything is possible as long as we are following God's plan for our lives.