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Order in the Court of God
Aug 9
I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, 15 if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. — 1 Timothy 3:14-15 (ESV) 1.…
Committing to the Battle Plan
Aug 2
You may charge certain persons not to teach any different doctrine, 4 nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies, which promote speculations rather than the stewardship from God that is by faith. 5 The aim of our charge is love that issues…
Joseph: Final
Jun 28
Our God is So Big
Jun 21
What Will Repentance Look Like?
Jun 14
What Will God Reveal?
Jun 7
Has God Forgotten Us?
May 31
Has God Left Us?
May 24
What Story Is God Writing?
May 17
May 10 2020
May 10
The Invisible Mover
May 3
Down in the Deepest Valley
Apr 19
Some Good News
Apr 12
**Easter has changed everything for those who believe and that truth has not changed at all.** # 1. The gospel hasn’t changed at all > 15 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and…
Unbreakable Bond
Apr 5
To Make Us Rely
Mar 29
> 8 For we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that…
Mar 22
**Truth: Suffering can’t shake our relationship with God and affliction ought not shake our confidence in God.** # 1. Our God is a comforting God. (verse 3) > Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. > — Isaiah 40:1…
What Will We Do?
Mar 15
# The gospel compels us to pray with unity. # The gospel compels us to pray with faith. > 4 “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. 5 But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him…
No Cutting Corners
Mar 8
# 1. David and Revenge > When Saul returned from following the Philistines, he was told, “Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi.” 2 Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel and went to seek David and his men in front of the…
With God as Guide
Mar 1
# 1. Through His Word > Now they told David, “Behold, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and are robbing the threshing floors.” Therefore David inquired of the LORD, “Shall I go and attack these Philistines?” And the LORD said to David, “Go…
Run to the Refuge
Feb 23
# 1. Sin Blinds # 2. Sin Destroys # 3. Sin Brings Unintended Consequences **We escape from the clutches of sin and the guilt of regret by running to the refuge of Christ. ** > With my voice I cry out to the Lord; > with my voice I plead for mercy to…
Man On The Run
Feb 16
# 1. Desperation and Provision > And there came out from the camp of the Philistines a champion named Goliath of Gath > — 1 Samuel 17:4 # 2. Where is God in this picture? **What Does David Know That’s TRUE?** > Be gracious to me, O God, for man…
When It Comes Down To It
Feb 9
> When it comes down to it, what holds your ultimate allegiance? # Scene 1 – The Plan is Made # Scene 2 – The Covenant is Reaffirmed # Scene 3 - The Plan Unfolds > 18 As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the…
Protection Power
Feb 2
The War in Our Social Media Feed
Jan 26
Glory Seeking In the Digital Age
Jan 19
Buried Treasure
Jan 12
> So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. > — Matthew 7:12 (ESV) > “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with…
Reaching for the Heights
Jan 5
> For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named > — Ephesians 3:14–15 (ESV) # 1. Heights We Can Rise To ## Gaining Inner Strength > that according to the riches of his glory he may…
Giving Up To Get More
Dec 29, 2019
> But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. 8 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in…
Treasuring the Divine Child
Dec 22, 2019
Treasuring Christ in the Mission
Dec 15, 2019
> Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him. > — John 3:36 (ESV) > The mystery of the humanity of Christ, that He sunk Himself into our flesh, is beyond all…
The Christ Has Come
Dec 8, 2019
# 1. The Incarnation was God’s surprising plan # 2. The incarnation was God’s planned surprise ## A. The scope of God’s plan: Son of David > The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham > — Matthew 1:1 (ESV) >…
Treasuring Christ in the Promise
Dec 1, 2019
# 1. The Pain of the People > 2 When the house of David was told, “Syria is in league with Ephraim,” the heart of Ahaz and the heart of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake before the wind. > — Isaiah 7:2 (ESV) > 5 The Lord spoke to…
The Creator and His Inventors
Nov 24, 2019
Church History - Session 06
Nov 24, 2019
Titus - Women’s Bible Study, Session 05
Nov 21, 2019
One Little Word
Nov 17, 2019
Church History - Session 05
Nov 17, 2019
Plant. Water. Grow. Fruit
Nov 10, 2019
David and Goliath
Nov 3, 2019
Church History - Session 04
Nov 3, 2019
The Book Under the Cover
Oct 27, 2019
# 1. God Sees: Each Individual Person # 2. God Sees: Each Person’s Challenges # 3. God Sees: Down Into the Heart > Eliab was doubtless an impressive hunk of manhood. 6 2 perhaps, 225, met people well, all man but with social grace, excellent taste in…
Church History - Session 03
Oct 27, 2019
Titus - Women’s Bible Study, Session 04
Oct 24, 2019
When God Speaks
Oct 20, 2019
# 1. Assignment (1-3) > Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write this as a memorial in a book and recite it in the ears of Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven.” And Moses built an altar and called the name of it, The…
The Fight Against Unbelief
Oct 13, 2019
Church History - Session 02
Oct 13, 2019
Titus - Women’s Bible Study, Session 03
Oct 10, 2019
When God Changes Life Up
Oct 6, 2019
# 1. The Blame Game # 2. The Bargain # 3. The Blessing
Church History - Session 01
Oct 6, 2019
Going Out To Battle
Sep 29, 2019
# The Kingdom Threatened # The King’s Response # The Kingdom Renewed > 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the…
Hidden in Plain Sight
Sep 22, 2019
# 1. The Inaugural Speech > “There are devoted things in your midst, O Israel. You cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the devoted things from among you.” 14 In the morning therefore you shall be brought near by your tribes. And the…
Titus - Women’s Bible Study, Session 02
Sep 19, 2019
When A Plan Comes Together
Sep 15, 2019
# 1 The Anointing # 2 The Signs > Tomorrow about this time I will send to you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over my people Israel. He shall save my people from the hand of the Philistines. For I have seen my…
Titus - Women’s Bible Study, Session 01
Sep 12, 2019
God Speaks. We Know.
Sep 8, 2019
What’s Wrong with My King?
Sep 1, 2019
# Plotline - 1 Samuel 8 **Setting**: Peace is threatened **Conflict**: Israel proposes solution **Resolution**: God gives Israel what they want **New Setting**: Monarchy is established # 1 Samuel 8:5,20 > 5 and said to him, “Behold, you are old and…
From Ichabod to Ebenezer
Aug 25, 2019
# 1. The Nature of Genuine Repentance ## A. There is a growing conviction of Sin ## B. There’s a turning from Sin and a turning to the Lord > 10 For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief…
Table of Grace Summer 2019 Session 03
Aug 21, 2019
Don’t Mess With The Ark
Aug 18, 2019
# 1. The Sovereignty of God (v1-19) ## Step 1: Pacify God ## Step 2: Test God # 2. The Severity of God (v19-21) > 5 When the camp is to set out, Aaron and his sons shall go in and take down the veil of the screen and cover the ark of the testimony with…
Idol Toppler
Aug 11, 2019
> If God had rejected his priests, who had been appointed to provide the mediation that Israel needed with their holy God, and if God had allowed the ark of the covenant, the very sign and symbol of his commitment to Israel, to be taken by the…
What We Worship
Aug 4, 2019
The Light in the Darkness
Jul 28, 2019
The Most Urgent Call You’ll Ever Receive
Jul 21, 2019
# God is calling you on an urgent mission: to walk in love, building unity in His body. ## 1. Your walk does not make you worthy but is an important demonstration of God’s work in you. ## 2. Your walk started when God called you. He is the initiator, you…
Table of Grace Summer 2019 Session 02
Jul 17, 2019
Worship or Weapon?
Jul 14, 2019
# 1. The Battles > Yahweh will suffer shame rather than allow you to carry on a false relationship with him and Yahweh will allow you to be disappointed with him if it will awaken you to the sort of God he really is… whenever the church stops…
When the Lord Speaks
Jul 7, 2019
> Do you understand the horror of those words? If the gracious provision God has made for the forgiveness of sins is spurned, scorned, disdained, despised, there is nothing left by the fearful prospect of judgment. > — John Woodhouse # 1. God calls…
Glory No Matter What
Jun 30, 2019
# 1. Eli’s Sons: Hophni and Phineas > 9 “He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, > but the wicked shall be cut off in darkness, > for not by might shall a man prevail. > 10 The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; >…
God’s School of True Prayer
Jun 23, 2019
# 1. True Prayer Seizes Opportunities > Ezekiel 22:30 — And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none. **God wants us to play a role in…
Table of Grace Summer 2019 Session 01
Jun 18, 2019
The Forgotten Art of Prayer
Jun 16, 2019
> Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. > — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-17 (ESV) > Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire, > Unuttered or expressed; > The…
Grace Out Of Grief
Jun 9, 2019
> In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes. > — Judges 21:25 (ESV) # Scene 1 – The Pain of Rejection (1-8) # Scene 2 – The Plea of Faith (8-18) > And the people believed; and when they heard that the…
Who is your King
Jun 2, 2019
Values of the Gospel
May 26, 2019
# 1. Christian ministry is built on humble honesty # 2. Christian ministry becomes deeply personal # 3. Christian ministry is about the most eternal matters
A Picture of Partnership
May 19, 2019
# A Partnership that Shares in Supporting the Saints # A Partnership that Shares in Authentic Fellowship > A Christian leader who thinks that the people with whom they minister only need more biblical, theological, and ethical teaching and content has…
Grace to Keep Going
May 12, 2019
# 1. Stand firm! > I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, 15 if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. > —…
Resurrection Q & A
May 5, 2019
If the Resurrection is True
Apr 28, 2019
# 1. If the resurrection isn’t true then the Christian life is a big fat sick joke. # 2. Since the resurrection IS true, God is turning this whole world right side up. # 3. The resurrection is so true it can free you to follow God now in the hope of…
First Importance
Apr 21, 2019
# 1. The Diagnosis: You need to be saved > Anything, absolutely any act or attitude which is owing to a lack of trust in God is sin, no matter how moral it may appear to men. God looks on the heart. > — John Piper > it is appointed for man to die…
Don’t Miss The King
Apr 14, 2019
# 1. Don’t miss Jesus as the King of Peace # 2. Don’t Miss Jesus as the King of Paradox > John 2:4 My hour has not yet come > > John 7:30 They were seeking to arrest him, but no one laid a hand on him because his hour had not yet come. > >…
Order in the Church!
Apr 7, 2019
# When we gather, plan how you will contribute # When you contribute, it should be done in proper order ## Order for speaking in tongues ## Order for prophesy ## Order for women judging prophesy # God is the one who gives the rules and to whom we submit
Ordinary Ministry is Dazzling
Mar 31, 2019
# 1. Don’t make it about you (1-5) # 2. Seek the benefit of others (6-19) > Let not those who hope in you be put to shame through me, > O Lord God of hosts; let not those who seek you be brought to dishonor through me, > O God of Israel. For it…
Gospel to The Core
Mar 24, 2019
Discipling the Church: Session 06
Mar 24, 2019
We Need Each Other
Mar 17, 2019
> ἐκ πάντων ἓν καὶ ἐξ ἑνὸς πάντα # 1. God made us together as one # 2. God made us to compliment one another ## a. Some might think that their gifts don’t count ## b. Some might think that their gifts aren’t needed. ## c. Some might think that other’s…
Discipling the Church: Session 05
Mar 17, 2019
For the Common Good
Mar 10, 2019
# 1. The gifts of the Spirit are for Christians only > I suggest that at least one of the questions being put to Paul ran something like this: “Is it really true that spiritual manifestations (πνευματικά, pneumatika) constitute unfailing evidence of…
Discipling the Church: Session 04
Mar 10, 2019
Protecting What Is Precious
Mar 3, 2019
# 1. We must guard against error > Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26 that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27 so that he might present the church to…
Be as One
Feb 24, 2019
> The church is made up of natural enemies. What binds us together is not common education, common race, common income levels, common politics, common nationality, common accents, common jobs, or anything else of the sort. Christians come together…
The Unique Glory of Gender
Feb 17, 2019
# 1. A Heavy Dose of Theology > According to the working of his great might 20 that he worked in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and…
Discipling the Church: Session 03
Feb 17, 2019
How Do I Glorify God?
Feb 10, 2019
> One answer is found in 1 Timothy 4:3-5: "[Some] forbid marriage and advocate abstaining from foods which God has created to be gratefully shared in by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be…
Discipling the Church: Session 02
Feb 10, 2019
An Open Letter To Sensible People
Feb 3, 2019
# 1. Being Around the Things of God Is Not Enough > The logical link between the two is easily discerned: all the runners run but not all win; so also, all the Israelites experienced the blessings of the exodus and divine provision, but not all made it…
Discipling the Church: Session 01
Feb 3, 2019
Living Outside the Circle
Jan 27, 2019
Eyes on the Prize
Jan 20, 2019
# Only Winners Get the Prize # Give It Everything You've Got to Win the Prize > And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory. > — 1 Peter 5:4 (ESV) > Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of…
Joseph’s Bones, God’s Promises
Jan 13, 2019
To Win Some
Jan 6, 2019
# 1. The Goal: To WIN ## A. Consider the plight ## B. Consider the joy > We hand-pick our favorite, new, trending, local, or delicious items, load them on the Truck, then cruise around town spreading joy for everyone with an appetite for fun. >…
Faith’s Treasure
Dec 30, 2018
> And what more shall I say? For time would fail me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets— who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the…
The True and Better King
Dec 23, 2018
> 2 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up…
The True and Better Priest
Dec 16, 2018
The True and Better Noah
Dec 9, 2018
The True and Better Adam
Dec 2, 2018