Although it looks like the bad guys are in control and the church is small and beleaguered, nevertheless God still is in control and where is Word is spoken boldly, God’s Spirit is working great things. (2nd Petition) Acts 4:23-41
After just spending time in the very presence of God, Moses comes down Mt. Sinai only to find the Israelites worshiping a golden calf and indulging in pagan revelry. Instead of letting God’s anger burn against the people, Moses steps into the breach and intercedes on their behalf (cf. Psalm 106:19-23) (1st Petition)
With Zechariah learn the lesson to never doubt what God can do and to never give up praying! God loves it when you put your trust in him. Zechariah 6:12-15
When we engage in serving God, opposition from Satan is unavoidable. The devil uses many tactics, but his opposition will not stop the work of the church because the Lord fights for his people. Nehemiah’s response: “Pray, pray, pray and work!” Scripture: Psalm 3 Sermon Text: Nehemiah 4 My Next Steps Point to Ponder: Nehemiah…
Nehemiah: How do I make sure that my vision is really God’s vision? I’m going to start with prayer. Then based on what God has revealed to me in his Word, I’m going to act on what I see is the right thing to do and trust that God will give me success.
As we look around, our hearts are broken by what we see. God open our eyes to see what we must do in order to see change that will glorify him.
It’s Paul’s prayer (and ours) that our study of Colossians will help us better understand who we are in Christ . Colossians 1:1-14
Anxiety can feel crippling. Constant worry can make us want to pull the covers over our head. But God promises to guard our hearts and minds with the peace that transcends all human understanding. As we take God up on his invitation to pray, he wants to replace our worrying with rejoicing.
Sermon Text: Philippians 4:4-9
Oratio is prayer. Prayer is where the study of God’s Word must begin because prayer begins with the ear. Prayer acknowledges God as Lord and says: “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.”
Sermon Text: Psalm 119:145-152
Every family struggles with conflict. Family feud’s are all to common. What is the root of conflict and how do we utilize conflict for good? Sermon Text: James 4:1-3 My Next Steps Want More? Download life application materials based on this week’s message for use in Sheep Squads, home devotions, & other small groups. Connect: Why do we…