The Apostle Paul made an interesting statement as he stated his defense before the governor Felix. He said, “I maintain my conscience before God and man”. We’re bombarded with opportunities for a troubled conscience (sin, disobedience, relationship issues). Today we look at the various ways we can either play games with our conscience or properly maintain it – Juggling Your Conscience – All The Possibilities.
Choosing To Enjoy Your Life
Jesus told His followers that the reason He came was for them to have and enjoy life to the full. Sometimes as we’re going through the trials of life we can get battle weary and loose sight of the quality of life Jesus provided. It’s important to remember that regardless of our circumstance the joy of the Lord is available to us at all times – Choosing To Enjoy Your Life.
Choosing To Enjoy Your Life (PDF file)
Permission To Hope Again – Your Golden Ticket
In the midst of an oppressive Babylonian captivity the prophet Isaiah delivers a powerful word of hope to the nation of Israel…”Arise, Shine, for your light has come!” So many times we find ourselves trying to get healed from life’s heartbreaks so we can hope again. However, God uses hope as part of our healing process. Today we’re going to discover that we can arise too because we have something in common with Israel & Grandpa Joe (Charlie & the Chocolate Factory) – Permission To Hope Again – Your Golden Ticket.
From Doormat To Welcome Mat – Pulling Into God’s Favor
Jesus gives us some power instructions as it relates to walking in love. He tells us to forgive 70 x 7, to bless those who curse us, to do good to those who hate us. How is this possible? Won’t living like this turn me into a doormat? – From Doormat To Welcome Mat – Pulling Into God’s Favor.
The Voice of the Good Shepherd
Jesus told us that as His sheep we would know His voice. However, He also said we’d hear the voice of a stranger and run away. In this message we take a closer look at the subtle differences between the voice of our Good Shepherd and those of the stranger – The Voice of the Good Shepherd.
The Voice of the Good Shepherd (PDF file)
New Creation Living: How To Quarantine Without Going Crazy
The Apostle Paul experienced tremendous persecution. He was pressed on every side by troubles but not crushed…perplexed, but not in despair…knocked down, but not destroyed. Paul knew he had a “treasure” in his earthen vessel. As a New Creation in Christ Jesus he was able to overcome every adversity. We have this same “treasure” too – New Creation Living: How To Quarantine Without Going Crazy.
Jesus Is Alive!
Happy Easter! Happy Resurrection Sunday! We’re going to celebrate the various ways that the resurrection life of Jesus can be seen today – Jesus Is Alive!
Jesus Is Alive! (PDF file)
“For Such A Time As This” – An Esther Moment
Similar to our current worldwide situation, we see that Esther had an opportunity to be an intercessor for her people to help them get delivered. She was told a phrase that applies to us today: for such a time as this. Her act of faith in her time is our example in this time as we walk in the works God has prepared beforehand for us – “For Such A Time As This” – An Esther Moment.
“For Such A Time As This” – An Esther Moment (PDF file)
A Divine ‘Presence of Mind’ For the Present Distress
The character of the Spirit of God in us is power, love and a sound mind. He is not afraid of any of our stuff. When we take on His character, we can go way beyond our natural ability with a calm & well-balanced mind and face the blitz of life’s circumstances – A Divine ‘Presence of Mind’ For the Present Distress.
The “Promised Land” – Abraham & You
God presented Abraham with a proposition: if he did some things that God told him to do, his family would be blessed and also the whole world would be blessed. Abraham responded in faith, believed and received the promise. Paul explains that when we put our faith in Christ, that promise came to us too – The “Promised Land” – Abraham & You.
The “Promised Land” – Abraham & You (PDF file)
The Uprising Within – A Personal Revolution
Instead of going from glory to glory, sometimes we want to stay in the same glory. It’s a stagnant point, a lot like the experience of the prodigal son. For there to be a change, there must be a personal uprising caused by a tipping point. Then we can rise to the purpose that God puts in us – The Uprising Within – A Personal Revolution.
The Uprising Within – A Personal Revolution (PDF file)
Changing Your Reality – Your Identity
It’s great to know the Word of God. It’s another thing to let that Word change us. The Word shows us that when we are born again we become a new creation, changed from an old person to a new person. This theology is truth which our reality should line up with, and it will make us free, giving us traction and changing our life – Changing Your Reality – Your Identity.
Changing Your Reality – Your Identity (PDF file)