Preacher: Pastor Ray Text: Matt 7:15-23 If knowing Jesus is your number one pursuit, 2 wonderful things happen. First, you know/do the will of your Father in heaven. Second, you bear much fruit.
Be Diligent in Preparing Yourself to Meet Jesus
Preacher: Pastor Ray Text: 2 Peter 3:8-18 In light of Jesus’ imminent return, be diligent in seeking to know Jesus and in repenting.
Acts 8: The Ultimate Fruit that Validates Salvation
Simon believed, he got baptized, he followed Philip around town and still he wasn’t saved. Why? How can we be saved and stay saved? Listen as we talk about the ultimate fruit that validates salvation. Discussion Questions – Spiritual signs and wonders are pointers to Jesus. What was Simon fixating on and how does this […]
Why Knowing About Jesus Is Not Enough
Article posted on Christianity Today, written by Alister McGrath (Alister McGrath is Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, president of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, and author). On a beautiful May morning in 1973, my Christian life took a decisive turn. I had converted to Christianity 18 months before, in […]
Acts 6-7: Overflow
What drives you? What drove Stephen, the first martyr of the church? In our culture of performance, isn’t it tough to prioritize our relationship with Jesus over the work we do for Jesus? Discussion Questions – What drives you? Is It the Lord? Phil 3:8 – do you agree with Paul’s testimony that nothing can […]
Philippians 2: Humility (pt2 of 3)
How come we treat our relationship with Christ as equal to the church or equal to the work we do at church? In fact, it may be more accurate to say, why do we treat Christ as LESS important than church? Didn’t Paul say in Phil 1:23 that departing this life and being with Christ […]