We are in a leadership crisis, the church is in need of leaders.
Key Scriptures: Luke 6: 12-13, Matt 6:6-15, Heb 11:6, Luke 18:1-7, Luke 11:13, 4. 1 John 5:14-15. Go into your closet and pray. The power and life of Christ will be manifest in our lives as we spend time with Him, in private. There is a great reward when we make the time to seek Him earnestly. […]
Key Scriptures: Luke 15:11-32; John 3:16-18; John 2:17; John 1:12; Romans 8:15; John 14:2-3; Hebrews 12:11 and Titus 2:14. The prodigal son did no TRUST his father. Jesus – the Son of God, Trusted His Father. Believer sons – adopted, redeemed, set free, obedient, set apart for good works
Key Scriptures: Hebrews 11:1 Faith is what we need to walk and live by. What is the substance of your faith?
Key Scriptures: Hebrews 11. Where is our faith focused and is Jesus the object of our faith?
Key Scriptures: Eph 6:15; Rom 1:16; Mk 16:15-16; Mt 10:32; 2 Cor 5:21; Lk 7:36-50; Gal 1:8; Rom 10:14-15. There needs to be an ongoing preparation of our hearts, out of which comes a readiness to live and preach the gospel of peace.
Key Scriptures: Eph 6: 10-14; Rom 13: 11-14; Gal 3:26-27; 2 Tim 2:3-4; Isa 59:17; John 14:6, 17:17, 18:35-38; 2 Tim 3:16-17; 2 Tim 2:15; 1 Thes 5:21. As the belt secures the rest of the armour, we need to make sure the truth is, first, secured around us.
Key Scriptures: Eph 4:22-32; Rom 13:12; Eph 6: 10-13; 2 Tim 2:3-4; Jas 4:7; Mt 4:10-11; 2 Cor 10:3-4. In order to stand against the wiles of the evil one, we must put on the WHOLE armour of God.
Key Scriptures: Eph 5:8-21; 1 Cor 10:1-6; Ex 17:1-7. Gratitude, leading to Obedience (lessons from the persecuted church)
Key Scriptures: Eccl 3:9-11a; 1 John 4:8; 1 John 1:1-4; John 14:15-21; 1 John 3:16. God is Love. He makes everything beautiful in His time.
Key Scriptures: Eccl 1:1-3, 13 In Ecclesiastes Solomon shares how life is vanity (futile) and meaningless apart from God. When we walk outside of our relationship with Christ, in any season, life becomes meaningless; very quickly we are chasing the wind, but in Christ is fullness of life.
Joseph as a type of Christ.
We are adopted children of God, sons in relationship with our perfect heavenly Father.
We do sin, but we should be growing in righteousness through repentance, faith and a fear of the Lord.
The Holy Spirit is God’s Gift to His children as we need him to survive spiritually as much as we need water to survive physically.