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As we look at the totality of our lives, we must recognize what we have accomplished and what still needs to be finished. Knowing our purpose and mission allows a clear view of what we must accomplish before we leave this life.
Attorney Jennifer Thomas opens up the message with the practical importance of Estate Planning. Pastor Eliut gives the scriptural foundation for Estate Planning.
The church can only advance through effective, intentional, and fervent prayer.
Our lives are a collection stories. Paul calls us living letters. Many times the basis for our stories revolve around our experiences, choices, or our perception of ourselves. This leaves us dealing with doubt, guilt, or shame. Christ dealt with each of these issues through His sacrifice.
Palm Sunday marks the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem. His entry marked the fulfillment of messianic prophecy which awakened the hope of the people. We still cry out Hosanna knowing that our savior has come.
God is a God of second chances. Unlike man, God’s emotion are always purposeful and never out of control. The emotional turbulence we feel can cause us to lose focus of our purpose and mission. Yet God’s patience towards us is unrelenting.
God speaks to us in many way throughout our lives. Responding to His voice can sometimes create emotional turbulence in our lives. Yet, he is unrelenting in demonstrating His grace.
Our relationship with God often turns turbulent when we think we have a better perspective than God on culture and people. Jonah’s journey to fulfill the call of God to reach Nineveh displays the often turbulent emotions we face when we go the opposite direction. Yet God’s response displays the loving and gracious character of […]
Our relationship with God often turns turbulent when we think we have a better perspective than God on culture and people. Jonah’s journey to fulfill the call of God to Nineveh displays the often turbulent emotions we face when we go the opposite direction. Yet God’s response displays the loving and gracious character of God, […]
God calls us to be Stewards of His grace and of goodness. That calling has an economic impact in all that we set our hands to do. He has entrusted us with a sacred trust in the work that we do.
The life of Daniel offers a great perspective of faith and conviction in the workplace. Our convictions reveal our identity and worldview to those around us.
The story of Joseph reveals God’s plan and purpose in advancing His people at work and in other spheres of influence.
The attitude we take to our work will determine how effective we are. Paul speaks about that to the church at Ephesus.
God designed work with rhythm that reflects His character. He does not distinguish between the secular and the sacred, all things are sacred to him and that includes our work life.
The spiritual legacy that you leave for your children and your children’s children is the greatest inheritance that they can build on. We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before. Ananias displayed a sensitivity to the voice of God that is imperative to living out our faith daily.
Like a boxer in the bout of his life, the believer is in a fight to the finish. Understanding the expectation of that end is what keeps the believer encouraged to look up, suit up, and build up until the return of our Lord.
The tactics that the devil uses to keep people in bondage are many. One of these tactics is to focus on individual deeds rather than on the motivations and desires that would lead to sin and bondage. As an overcomer our identity is found in the finished work of Christ and not by what we […]
Everyone suffers loss in life. Whether the loss of a job, a dream, or a loved one the way that we grieve can either heal or destroy. The way that you grieve is a choice. Overcoming the pain of loss is a daily task where we learn to mourn rather than moan, and recount rather […]
The Holy Spirit is the helper of man. He is the person of God with us, guiding us into the truth of God’s promise for the believer. His role is similar to that of a coach who aids us in overcoming the adversities of life.
Why does God allow suffering? It’s a question asked by our society and culture. The root of that question comes through knowing our fallen nature. His creation doesn’t suffer from a design flaw, but from a choice flaw. The Overcomer must learn to know what God’s design is for His creation and come into alignment […]
Everyone is subject to temptation. Being tempted doesn’t make you an evil person, but it reveals the area of weakness that draws us closer to the One who equips us to overcome temptation. Expecting temptation, examining the triggers, equipping ourselves with the tools, and experiencing victory are the keys to tackling temptation in your life.
We are called to live an overcoming life. Despite our circumstances or situations, we can thrive and live a life of purpose.
More than Mediocre don’t measure success solely on quantitative measures, but on the qualitative measure of being a prophetic voice and proactively meeting needs.
Whether in relationships or in vocations, going the extra mile will make a difference in our interactions. More than Mediocre people have an “And Then Some” view of life.
More than mediocre people determine to live and model joyful, reasonable, worry free, peaceable, and prayerful lives.
More than mediocre people seek to live selflessly, live humbly, and love sacrificially.
Have you settled for average. Are you at a point of throwing up your arms and giving up on something or someone? In this message, we are reminded that God has called us to a journey of determined pursuit. Its not time to give in or give up. Its time to press on and move […]
Zechariah receives a vision of the Second Coming of Christ and the promise of God for the Day of The Lord. He also talks about the coming Anti-Christ and Armageddon.
Zechariah receives a revelation concerning the coming promised Messiah Savior.
Zechariah 6-8 conveys the oracles of God to Zechariah to continue the work of rebuilding. He calls us out of religion and into a relationship with Him.
Zechariah is a small book in the Old Testament with a powerful message. God’s command and promise is to return to Him and He will return to us. In Zechariah chapters 1-6 we see eight visions that God gives Zechariah and how they are applicable to the messianic fulfillment of Christ our Lord and to […]
We all have a relationship or two that have soured or have become awkward. In Paul’s letter to Philemon, he addresses the issue of Onesimus and Philemon’s relationship and gives several keys to deal with awkward relationships. God’s desire is that we don’t allow what one person has done to us to affect how you […]
The Devil uses circumstances and people to remind you of your inadequacy and sin. His instruments of choice are depression, oppression, consumption, and presumption. The beauty of the Gospel is that while the Devil knows your name but calls you by your sin, Christ forgives your sin as He calls you by name. Zaccheus experienced […]
The gospel compels us to examine our motives and propensity to base our decisions on how we can benefit from position and power. God calls us to humility. His desire is not that we think less of ourselves, or that we think more of ourselves. His desire is that we think rightly of ourselves. In […]
Does your theology inform your lifestyle or does your lifestyle inform your theology? On the surface, religion can seem like the answer to many of the practical questions of faith that we have. In Luke 11 Jesus sits with a pharisee and exposes the flaw of religion without relationship.
Do you find yourself overwhelmed and overworked, wondering if there is a purpose to your busyness. In Luke 10 Jesus addresses the issue of busyness in the account of Martha and Mary. Learn how you can find rest as you release your anxieties to Him in your busy schedule.
Have you found yourself weary and exhausted, only to have something else thrown at you? How do you handle that? How do you find rest and recharge? Our rest is found in the provision that God has for you. In the miracle of the Feeding of the 5,000 we see how Christ provides what you […]
When you encounter broken and hurting people, what is your first impression? Do you immediately make a judgement concerning how they got there? In today’s message we will examine the two responses to Christ as he minister’s to the broken and needy. Which one will you choose, repentance or judgement?
Jesus addresses the issue of doubt in the believers life. It is possible to have disbelief, awe, and wonder. It’s in the midst of disbelief that God reveals himself and strengthens our faith. When that happens it radically shifts our impact and focus.
The resurrection morning left Jesus disciples with many questions. Some of those questions are are relevant today as they were in the first century. Cleopas states “We had hoped,” a statement we find ourselves asking when going through family issues, financial hardships, failure of a business, loss of a loved one, or mental health concerns. Yet through […]
Jesus desires intimacy so that he can reveal to you the significance of His sacrifice for you. In communion we remember His sacrifice and allows a moment for the discernment of the intentions of our heart.
The book of Luke records 10 times when Jesus sits at the table and eats with people. In this passage Jesus calls Levi (Matthew) to follow Him. He came to redeem those who were lost and forsaken.
God isn’t afraid of your discontent. He desires you to patiently see the intended end of your circumstance. Prayer provides the avenue for a change in perspective and focus on His will.
Inequity abounds in our society. However, in James day the inequity was amplified by the oppressionof the wealthy against those who worked for them. James addresses the issue by speaking directly to the culture of oppression, and condemning their lack of empathy. He reminds us of our duty to address inequity as modern day believers.
Are you walking in God’s Will, or blazing your own path in life? Is the path line with self worship, affection for everything but God, or even arrogant spiritual pride? It’s time to walk in God’s perfect will.
As we believers work out our faith, we must seek Godly wisdom.
Our words shape our faith. In James 3, James addresses our words.
The heart of the matter is a matter of the heart when it comes to a dynamic growing faith.
Faith is not an ethereal feeling. It requires action and motion that produces fruit in the life of the believer.
God calls us to a faith that deals with our doubt and produces a heart that is willing to work.