Episode 71: Know Peace

“Lives that are focused on God know peace. In our prayer, it’s so easy to ask for things, to ask for help, and we should. But when we are thankful, we are reminded not of of ourselves, but our great God who can bring us peace. That when a watching world sees this peace that surpasses understanding, they just might wonder where it comes from.”...

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Episode 64: Hear our Feathered Teachers

“If you would take a moment. Think about what you believe about God. Do you know Him, and do you know what He provides for you? Think beyond food and clothing and material things. Consider how He has taken care of the most important things. He has secured our salvation, and eternal life and joy and satisfaction. He has given us Himself! The very Person we were created for! If we have God Himself, along with His eternal blessings, then we don’t need to worry about the things in this life that will......

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Key idea: We can experience peace in times of trouble through faith in the sovereign God who is our help and salvation 1. We have the Holy Spirit who is our Support 2. We have the Father who is Supreme 3. We have the Son who is our Savior...

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1. Live for Christ by living with Christ – The first Helper/Advocate/Counselor is Christ – The second Helper/Advocate/Counselor is the Holy Spirit – The role of the Holy Spirit (from Dr. Bruce Ware in Father, Son, & Holy Spirit): – The Spirit Assists in Carrying out the Work of the Father – Spirit works to glorify the Son – Special revelation, inspired by the Spirit, Focuses on Christ – Evangelism, empowered by the Spirit, proclaims the Gospel of Christ – Regeneration, brought about by the Spirit, brings new life in Christ -Sanctification, progressively......

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Is it Worth it to Follow Jesus? (John 4:1-26)

Key Theological Idea: Jesus is the Messiah, who offers the living water of eternal life. Key Practical Idea: The peace we seek in this world can only truly be found in Christ. I. The peace you seek is more spiritual than circumstantial II. The peace you seek can only fully and finally be found in Christ III. The peace you seek is embraced through faith...

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Surpassing Peace (Philippians 4:2-9)

The Peace of God in Our Relationships (vv. 2-3) We shouldn’t be surprised by the presence of conflict with one another. Move towards others humbly and helpfully. Aim for gospel affection. The Peace of God in Our Circumstances (vv. 4-7) How we relate to others How we relate to God The God of Peace in Our Thinking (vv. 8-9) “think about these things” (v. 8) “practice these things” (v. 9)...

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The Cruciform Family (1 Corinthians 1:10-17)

Key idea: Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their relationship, their Messiah, and their mission. 1. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their relationship (v. 10). 2. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their Messiah (vv. 11-16). 3. Divisions happen when the family of God loses sight of their mission (v. 17) As a cruciform family, we live in unity As a cruciform family, we mend unity As a cruciform family, we display unity As a cruciform family, we long for......

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