Prayer within the church, part 2
on October 17th, 2021
1. Are you marking your family’s spiritual growth as you grow together in the faith? 2. How can we learn to pray for all people, even difficult ones? 3. Is there something in your life that is hindering your spiritual growth? 4. How can you use your spiritual gifts to serve the body? Monday: Genesis 18-19 Tuesday: Acts 20, 2 Peter 3 Wednesday: Genesis 20-21 Thursday: 1 John 1-2 Friday: Genesis 22,...
Prayer within the church, part 1
on October 10th, 2021
God uses prayer to train us to abide in His kingdom. Through prayer, we learn the heart of God and what He desires for us as His children. As we grow in our ability to pray, His Holy Spirit changes us, conforming us to His image, so that we are able to do His will. Above all else, prayer is a means of forming character. It combines freedom and power with service and love. Q. Where can I improve in...
Mercy as a Pillar in the House
on September 26th, 2021
1 Timothy 1:12-20Paul,12 I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service, 13 though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, 14 and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. 15 The saying is...
Stewardship of Sound Doctrine
on September 19th, 2021
Key Passage: 1 Timothy 1:3-11Stewardship vs. SpeculationDefinition of termsSoundὑγιαίνω hugiainō: to have sound health, i.e. be well (in body); figuratively, to be un-corrupt (true in doctrine):—be in health, (be safe and) sound, (be) whole(-some).Doctrineδιδασκαλία didaskalía: instruction (the function or the information):—doctrine, learning, teaching.What are we called to steward? A right vie...
Spiritual Family on Gospel Mission
on September 12th, 2021
1 Timothy 1:1-2Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,2 To Timothy, my true child in the faith:Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.We are… God’s family1 Timothy 1:1-2, 3:14-15Acts 16:1-5Look ahead in 1 Timothy: Household leaders - 3:10-13, 5:17-25Led by the Spirit... - As a family/teamActs 16:6-10- As an individu...
on September 7th, 2021
Monday: Deuteronomy 31, Psalm 104Tuesday: Acts 10, Psalm 105Wednesday: Hebrews 9, Psalm 105Thursday: Acts 11-12Friday: Hebrews 10Saturday: Hebrews 11Sunday: Sermon Reading 9.5.2021 "Hear the Lord" Jon Lewis...