1. Reasons for Unbelief: Trust in the sovereignty of God (vv. 37-43) Two Reasons for Unbelief 1a. Because of sin, people willfully refuse to believe. They would not believe (vv. 36, 42-43) 1b. In God’s sovereignty, people are unable to believe. They could not believe (vv. 38-40) – God’s sovereignty over belief/unbelief allows us to know peace and rest. – God’s sovereignty over belief/unbelief makes us grateful for our own salvation. – God’s sovereignty over belief/unbelief makes us compassionate toward those still lost in unbelief. 2. Rescue for Unbelievers: Turn to Jesus for......

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Episode 36: Speaking to Our Troubled Hearts

“The gospel offers us hope in a God who was not willing to spare His own Son, but instead gave him up freely in order to save us. Jesus Christ, our lord and Savior was forsaken on the cross so that we might not be forsaken because of our sin and rebellion against God. This is the good news our hearts need to hear today. This is the good news our hearts need to hear every day.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Icebreaker Activity: Telephone charades (group activity requiring 2+ people) The......

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Episode 35: Meditating on the Works of God

“To meditate is to draw out the significance of the things that we remember. What does God’s salvation mean for me today? If this is true of who God is, then how should that shape the way that I think about where I’m at right now? May we be people who are confidently and freshly aware of who God is in the past, the present, and even into the unknown future.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs: • By Faith • Yet Not I but Through Christ in Me Devotional:......

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Episode 31: Fueling our Faith and Worship

“One final encouragement – some of you feel stuck.. stuck in your anger… stuck in your worry… stuck in your fear… and in our counseling ministry we have seen different reasons for this – but one very common one is too much time fueling their idolatry and sin, and not enough time fueling their love and worship of Christ. So as you seek to grow, set your mind on things above. Fuel your faith and worship of Jesus. Or as we keep saying – look at Christ much more than you look at......

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Episode 5: Faith and Waiting

“We steward our seasons of waiting well by remembering that there is a work that God wants to do in us and through us right now.’ Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Suggested Worship Songs -I Will Wait for You (Psalm 130) -By Faith -Be Thou My Vision Icebreaker Question -What is something that you can’t wait to do again once things return to normal? Key Verse: “For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely......

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Episode 4: Faith and Love

“Let us be passionate in our love for others. Let us have eyes that see the need around us. Let us follow the great example that we have in Christ, who gave His life as a ransom for many. And as we love others, may the world around us notice and be drawn to our Savior for His honor and glory.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Open in Prayer Worship Songs • How Vast the Love • O Church Arise • Build My Life Icebreaker Question: How do you know if someone......

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An Introduction to the Psalms

The Psalms are… …the divinely inspired songs… …of the people of God… …for the worship of God… …so that we can share in the life of God… …for the life of the world.  ...

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