July 20, 2014

Isaiah 62 – Jerusalem the Center of It All If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will look for our salvation to Jerusalem, or more specifically to the One who hailed from Jerusalem. Remember, this was written 800 years before He came….

July 13, 2014

Isaiah 61 – The Messiah Proclaims Good News If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives?

July 6, 2014

Isaiah 60 – The World Honors the LORD’s Own If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will not revere Jerusalem. The place is not holy. It has no intrinsic value above any other place. But, we will honor Jerusalem for what took…

June 29, 2014

Philippians 3:1-14 – Rejoice in the Lord “For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh…” Philippians 3:3

June 22, 2014

Isaiah 59-The Redeemer Solves Our Sin Problem If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) Acknowledge our sin. 2) Quit attempting to redeem ourselves or pile up more good than sin. 3) Trust in the covenant between sinners like us, Holy God, and His…

June 15, 2014

Gratitude For A Father Who Cares” “Our fathers disciplined us for a little while as they thought best, but God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in His holiness.” Hebrews 12:10

June 8, 2014

Blessed Hope Titus 2:11-14 “…while we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ…” Titus 2:13

June 1, 2014

Isaiah 58 – Currying the Favor of God If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will reorient our thinking about spiritual acts and disciplines. 2) We will stop attempting to curry God’s favor by our acts of “righteousness.” 3) We will start…

May 25, 2014

The Means and Fruit of True Freedom Galatians 5:1-15 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.”

May 18, 2014

Isaiah 57 – Raising Up the Lowly If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will be honest with ourselves about our sin. 2) We will take refuge in our Messiah. 3) We will respond to His salvation with joy, with praise, with…