The Journey From Known to Unknown

Matthew 2:1-12closeMatthew 2:1-12 The Visit of the Wise Men 2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and

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Discernment (2)

Gather & Assess Direction and Calling: Jeremiah 20:9closeJeremiah 20:9 9 If I say, “I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name,” there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with holding it in, and I cannot. (ESV) closeJeremiah 20:9closeJeremiah 20:9

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Can You Hear Now? Can You Hear That?

Luke 1:26-38closeLuke 1:26-38 Birth of Jesus Foretold 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings,

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Ministering Like Jesus: Survey of the Gospel of Luke

John 14:12closeJohn 14:12 12 “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father. (ESV) closeJohn 14:12closeJohn 14:12 12 “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works

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What’s Bigger? God’s Promise or Your Problem?

Luke 3:21-23closeLuke 3:21-23 21 Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heavens were opened, 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” The

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Sacred Space: A Place For Prayer

Luke 19:45-48closeLuke 19:45-48 Jesus Cleanses the Temple 45 And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold, 46 saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a den of robbers.” 47 And he was teaching daily in the temple. The chief priests and

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Abiding In Christ Part 2

1 John 4:13-17close1 John 4:13-17 13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God,

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Abiding In Christ Part 1

John 15:4-17closeJohn 15:4-17 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. 5 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit,

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Generosity and Moving Toward LIFE

2 Corinthians 8:7close2 Corinthians 8:7 7 But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you—see that you excel in this act of grace also. (ESV) close2 Corinthians 8:7close2 Corinthians 8:7 7 But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and

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Generosity: Moving Toward Trust

2 Corinthians 8close2 Corinthians 8 Encouragement to Give Generously 8:1 We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia, 2 for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part. 3 For

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