July 28, 2019

 

God is calling us to love and find compassion for our enemies the way he loves and finds compassion for us.

Scripture: Jonah 4


July 21, 2019

 

God's warning of judgement is a gracious gift that enables us to avoid God's wrath in the destruction of sin but should also cause us to humbly repent and place our faith in the greater Jonah, Jesus Christ.

Scripture: Jonah 3


July 14, 2019

When we experience God’s discipline, will we cry out to him and trust He hears us and loves us, and will we truly repent with our whole heart?

Scripture: Jonah 2


July 07, 2019

Faithful living Life in God's upside down kingdom will eventually require us to obey HIS sovereign will in spite of our feelings.

Scripture: Jonah 1


June 30, 2019

Humility as persistent prayer. Humility as confession of sin. Humility as childlike dependence.

Scripture: Luke 18:1-17


June 23, 2019

We must live out the values of the kingdom that comes in unexpected ways. We must forgive. We must be thankful.

Scripture: Luke 17


June 16, 2019

Money serves the King, it is not for us to serve money. Our marriages are not our own. Money buys no eternal comfort.

Scripture: Luke 16


June 09, 2019

God’s heart is one of joy to see the lost found.

Scripture: Luke 15


May 19, 2019

We will experience brokenness. We will be challenged. It will cost us our lives.

Scripture: Luke 13:31-14:35


May 12, 2019

The Kingdom brings freedom. The Kingdom works outward and inward. The Kingdom requires us to enter in.

Scripture: Luke 13:10-30


May 05, 2019

In life, we will face the trials of distress, hypocrisy, strife, disaster, and fruitlessness. We have hope that, though we may face trials and suffering in this life, trials and suffering do not have the final say.

Scripture: Luke 12:49-13:9


April 28, 2019

The path to victory has a cost.

Scripture: Luke 12:13-48


April 14, 2019

Fear of, and love for the Triune God can kill the Pharisee within us.

Scripture: Luke 11:37-12:12


Apr 07, 2019

As a disciple, we join in the Work of God. As a disciple, we follow the Word of God.

Scripture: Luke 11:14-36


Mar 24, 2019

As Kingdom participants, Jesus is our great inheritance. Serving can be as a distraction to loving Jesus. The necessary thing is spending time with Jesus and His word. Proper prayer is essential to a relationship with the King.

Scripture: Luke 10:38-11:13


Mar 17, 2019

Four Questions. Who is the Lawyer? What must I do to inherit eternal life? What is written in the law? Who is my neighbor?

Scripture: Luke 10:25-37


Mar 10, 2019

What does it mean to be a disciple? What does it look like to make disciples of Jesus? To live and be sent out on mission.

Scripture: Luke 10:1-24


Mar 03, 2019

Following Jesus means, we will be rejected. Following Jesus means, we do not have an earthly home. Following Jesus means, we will have to give our full allegiance.

Scripture: Luke 9:51-62


Feb 24, 2019

Pride inhibits our participation in the Kingdom. It weakens faith and usefulness, grows in our worldly pursuits of success, and produces competition with other believers. Jesus’ death is the answer to our pride.

Scripture: Luke 9:37-50


Feb 17, 2019

Jesus shows how to be and make disciples. Empowers disciples to minister, clarifies their confusion, calls them to sacrifice, and calls them to worship/awe.

Scripture: Luke 9:1-36


Feb 10, 2019

As Jesus lovingly calls out the rich young man’s idolatry, Jesus is also calling us to reflect on what we love most. Are we willing to submit the one thing we hold on to tightly, in order to gain the treasure of His eternal presence? The rich young man made a horrible trade. But through God’s transforming power of the gospel, we can make the better trade. The only question is will you?

Scripture: Mark 10:17-31


Feb 03, 2019

Jesus’ power of creation helps overcome fear. Jesus’ power over demons frees us from bondage and into mission. Jesus’ power over sickness and death gives us true healing and life.

Scripture: Luke 8:22-56


Jan 27, 2019

As kingdom participants, we need to hear the words of the King. It matters how, and the way in which we hear.

Scripture: 8:1-21


Jan 20, 2019

What does it mean to love God? Sacrifice of what is perceived valuable. Awareness of your sin and need for forgiveness. Experience of being forgiven.

Scripture: Luke 7:36-50


Jan 13, 2019

The body is to be unified, abounding in love towards one another.

Scripture: Philippians


Jan 6, 2019

As image bearers, we rule and create, show off God’s character, and reproduce God’s image. Because of this, how we treat the earth and animals matter and all humanity is inherently equal in dignity and value. Jesus is the perfect image of God.

Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31


Dec 30, 2018

The reality is that today could be the last day of the earth.

Scripture: Revelations 3:11


Dec 23, 2018

God’s Anointed is His Son who rules over all and fulfills His purpose. Mankind is hostile towards God’s Anointed, but there are blessings in trusting the Anointed One.

Scripture: Psalm 2:1-12


Dec 16, 2018

Jesus’ trust in God the Father was complete and unwavering. Jesus knows how you feel and takes your sin on himself.

Scripture: Isaiah 52:13-53:12


Dec 9, 2018

Child that is born, Son that is given. Fully human. The government upon His shoulders.

Scripture: Isaiah 9:6-7


Nov 25, 2018

It shouldn’t matter how the message of God is presented, it needs to be accepted.

Though we are lowly, we can be exalted. Not by our merit, but because of our King that became lowly for us.

Scripture: Luke 7:18-35


Nov 18, 2018

God is limitless. Not bound by our constraints, time, or death. When we pray knowing that only God can what He can do, we can start recognizing the miracles that are happening all the time.

Scripture: Luke 7:1-7


Nov 11, 2018

Stand firm with your family, in your faith, and against your foes.

Scripture: Philippians 1:27-30


Nov 4, 2018

As participants, Jesus commands us to reorient our happiness, love our enemies, judge rightly, and obey.

Scripture: Luke 6:12-49


Oct 28, 2018

Without walking in faith in Jesus, we all have the bent to act and live like pharisees. The point of all this is to know and experience the living God.

Scripture: Luke 5:33-6:11


Oct 21, 2018

Jesus calls sinners to participate in the kingdom of God to repent, be forgiven of sin, and to be disciple makers. 

Scripture: Luke 5:1-32


Oct 14, 2018

As King in this upside down kingdom, Jesus uses His authority in His words, over demons, and over disease to serve those in the Kingdom. 

Scripture: Luke 4:31-44


Oct 7, 2018

The Ministry of Jesus - Upside Down Kingdom

Jesus' ministry was one of proclamation and demonstration that the Kingdom of God has arrived and must be received through faith, not merely one to be impressed with.

Scripture: Luke 4:14-30


Sep 23, 2018

The book of Titus shows us these key ingredients needed for a healthy church plant.

Scripture: Titus


Sep 16, 2018

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For the Shalom of our neighborhood, city, and world.

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21


Sep 09, 2018

Making comprehensive disciples of Jesus Christ. As a disciple and follower of Jesus, we are commanded to make more disciples. Here, now, and around the world.

Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20


Sep 02, 2018

We exist to glorify God. Reflect Him and show His character.

Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16


Aug 19, 2018

Look to the past, so you can learn in the present, and move forward in the future.

Scripture: Psalm 124


Aug 12, 2018

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Scripture: Psalm 123


Aug 05, 2018

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Scripture: Psalms 122


July 22, 2018

In this journey of life, our greatest help can only come from the Lord.

Scripture: Psalms 121


July 15, 2018

Scripture: Luke 4:1-13


July 08, 2018

Scripture: Luke 3:23-38