God uses the suffering and pain that we encounter here on this side of Heaven to equip us to extend His kingdom on the earth. As we yield our lives to Jesus in the fiery furnace of our afflictions He takes the pain and brokenness we experience and turns it into life for the world around us. God supernaturally equips us to extend his love and grace, his comfort to the world around us we walk with Him through the fire.
Though we will not leave this place unscathed our suffering is not in vain. Our suffering is full of divine purpose. God is working in and through your personal pain and sorrow. He is carrying out His will through the suffering.
What does it mean that Jesus Christ is Lord? Generally speaking, a lord is someone with authority, control, or power over others; to say that someone is “lord” is to consider that person a master or ruler of some kind. Who is Lord of your life today? When I was a new believer I had … Continue reading I Believe in Jesus Christ, God’s Only Son, Our Lord
What does it mean that I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son…? Let’s start with what this does not mean. It Does Not Mean that Jesus is God’s only Son. Throughout the scripture the term “Son(s) of God” is given to creatures other then Jesus that God himself created. For instance, in the book … Continue reading I Belive in Jesus Christ, God’s Only Son..
This week we are going to unpack the next I Believe Statement: I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son, our Lord… Let’s begin by unpacking this I believe statement with a story of a Muslim who came to believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord through a bowl of macaroni and a … Continue reading I Believe in Jesus Christ
I want to take us on the journey of allowing God to establish His power, authority and control in our lives. When it comes to the topic of power, authority and control we all struggle on some level and can find ourselves under the authority and control of something other than the loving infinite, intimate … Continue reading I Believe in God Almighty Creator
This week we kicked off a new series entitled I BELIEVE. I pray you will join us online, on site or through this blog as we dive into our vision “To Know Christ and Make Him Known” by unpacking the Apostles Creed. We will be kicking off every service and blog for the next several … Continue reading I Believe in God the Father