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Wisdom isn’t really learning information and reciting information like on a test, but wisdom is drawing out the skills to navigate life well. Wisdom is to be skillful at honoring God in such a way that it produces a beautiful life. I know that is a little abstract, so lets jump into Proverbs 3 to draw out what that looks like practically to live out wisdom....
How does Jesus want us to steward 2019? This life is not our own. We have been purchased for a price (1 Corinthians 6) through Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection our life belongs to Him, therefore, how can we honor God with our lives in 201...
Ecclesiastes 10:10 says, "If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength." How many times do we just run into life swinging an axe and we forget to sharpen our axe? How many times do we start working on a project, but we forget to get our tools? We start working on homework and we forgot our notes. We start cooking food and we are missing an ingredient. We want to prepare! ...
If you remember we started in Romans 1-2 the gospel is necessary. Romans 3 the gospel is justification, declared righteous. Revelation 19 the gospel is an invitation to a celebration; Revelation 21 the gospel makes all things new, and in Revelation 22 we see the gospel is urgent because Jesus is coming. Are you ready?...
In Romans 1-2 the gospel is necessary. Romans 3 the gospel is justification, declared righteous. Revelation 19 the gospel is an invitation to a celebration, and in Revelation 21 we see the Apostle John writing to a group of men, women, and children who were going through severe persecution, and the Apostle John writes, “Look at what’s coming!” ...
Whether it’s where we should be in our career or our marital status, or how much money we should be making, or how many close friends we should have, most of the world around us and the inner dialogue of our flesh is screaming “You’re not enough!” Or, another way I’ve heard this message is, “You’re doing it wrong!”There is a cosmic gap between who we are to...Keep Reading
The wars in Joshua and Judges are difficult to understand? How do we respond to those questions today?...Keep Reading
Is the Bible truth? What about (fill in the blank)? Why would God allow that? It's hypocritical! But, we have science! The bible is old! Don't we know better? It is important that the Bible be the basis for our beliefs for several reasons. If we fail to accept the authority of Scripture then we find another source as the authority for our lives. And, those sources ultimate...Keep Reading
When Jesus conquers death in the resurrection He is introducing a completely new relationship to all of humanity. ...Keep Reading
What does Paul mean by stating “In the last days difficult times will come?” These difficult times have been here for quite a while even though it’s hard to pinpoint the start date. Regardless, we all eat, breathe, work jobs, and raise families in the last days. As we live in the last days, during difficult times we can have hope in our powerful God....Keep Reading
What do we do when we believe in Jesus, but we still see so many layers of guilt and shame in our lives?...Keep Reading
Do you feel restless? You’re running a fast pace in most areas of your life and then when you get out of that environment or something changes, you’re now freed up from certain commitments and you’re not sure what to do. The Lord graciously showed me how restless my soul is. I was physically restless because I was spiritually restless. ...Keep Reading
Don’t you wonder what those new glorified bodies will look like? Just imagine our bodies completely free from sin. Imagine our brains having thoughts that are free from worry, anxiety, fear, shame and condemnation. Imagine our relationships without insecurity, doubt, jealousy, and gossip. Imagine our bodies without aches or pains. ...Keep Reading
Have you ever wondered what you should be including in your prayers? Maybe you tend to pray just moment by moment or maybe you make intentional effort to spend some "time" in prayer daily. No matter where you are at on the spectrum, let's take a look at what we're to be praying for and use the Lord's Prayer as a guide....Keep Reading