Joy in Sorrow (John 16:16-24)

Key idea: We find a persevering and powerful joy when we see life in light of Christ and his gospel Four aspects of true joy to encourage our faith and increase our joy True joy recognizes the world’s counterfeits True joy is rooted in the Gospel True joy sees the bigger story Believe that suffering and joy can coexist Let your suffering lead you to Christ See your suffering with expectant hope True joy aligns our will with Christ through prayer To pray in Jesus’ name recognizes our poverty To pray in Jesus’......

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Episode 68: Doing the Same Things

“The command to “remember” is a frequent one with God’s character or promises or works, and it’s not just talking about intellectually recalling information, but this active bringing to mind and applying its significance. For example, we “remember” by preaching the gospel to ourselves.” Family Worship Family Worship Devotional Download Worship: O Great God Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken Icebreaker Question: What is something that you’ve done more of than anyone else? Key Idea: The things in our lives that might seem repetitive, monotonous, or unspectacular are often the ways that God......

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Joy & Design: Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Selected Scriptures)

Key Idea: God has given us biblical roles as men and women for human flourishing and thriving marriages. I. Biblical Manhood and a Man to Find A godly man has a sense of responsibility to humbly lead, love, provide for, and protect women and family II. Biblical Womanhood and a Woman to Find A godly woman has a responsibility to be a stable, wise, and influential helper in the family....

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