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one nation under God

None but Thee Above

Every time a student recites the pledge they are acknowledging that the country to which they are pledging their allegiance is subservient to God. The national motto of the United States of America is “In God we trust”. So what is the role of the church when it comes to politics? How should Christians react and respond to the government? With the upcoming election polarizing our nation, does the Bible have any directions for how the people of God should respond? Passage: Matthew 20:20-22;…
one nation under God

Control and Responsibility

Every time a student recites the pledge they are acknowledging that the country to which they are pledging their allegiance is subservient to God. The national motto of the United States of America is “In God we trust”. So what is the role of the church when it comes to politics? How should Christians react and respond to the government? With the upcoming election polarizing our nation, does the Bible have any directions for how the people of God should respond? Passage: John 19:1-11;…
one nation under God

The Kingdom of the Sword and the Kingdom of the Cross

Every time a student recites the pledge they are acknowledging that the country to which they are pledging their allegiance is subservient to God. The national motto of the United States of America is “In God we trust”. So what is the role of the church when it comes to politics? How should Christians react and respond to the government? With the upcoming election polarizing our nation, does the Bible have any directions for how the people of God should respond? Passage: John 18;…

The Gourd and the Lord

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

Furious Love

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

Second Chances

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

What to do if you’re swallowed by a big fish

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

Hijacked

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

Journey to Tarshish

What is it about this little four-chapter book that captures our imagination? A man being swallowed by a fish? Sounds bizarre, perhaps even unbelievable, yet Jesus seems to suggest there is something about this story that bears great significance. So much more than a cute children’s Bible story, Jonah reveals that the darkness in the world is often as close as our own heart. We will discover the choice Jonah faced between pursuing his own selfish pleasure and God’s will…

Breathe

the Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you – they are full of the Spirit and life. John 6:63 (NIV) Principle (know it): The Bible is not only a book which was once ________ , but a book which is now ________ . Practice (do it): Develop a daily Bible reading plan focused on hearing God’s voice.

3 Way Calling

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God. Romans 8:26-27 (NIV) Principle (know it): The __________ is always ________ with God on our behalf; ________ is our invitation to ________ in on the conversation. Practice (do…