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Sep 25, 2017

UpWords = Faith ~ 1 John 5:1-13

What the Christian Faith is in

  1. Jesus is The Christ
  2. Jesus is Divine

Faith

  1. A system of morality or religion
  2. A deeply held belief

Hebrews 11:1-2

What the Christian Faith is About

Overcoming this world. The Christian has much

Less comfort in this world than in the world to come

Hebrews...


Sep 18, 2017

UPwords - Fearless 1 John 4:1-6

People's reaction to Fear:

  • 1. Ignore/Dismiss
  • 2. Alleviate/Mitigate/Ease
  • 3. Embrace/ Accept

Fear's Victim:

  • - FAITH

Fear's Remedy:

  • - LOVE

Fears Diminish:

  • Romans 8:18,22,28,31
  • Luke 12:4
  • Philippians 4:6
  • Psalm 23:4, 27:1

Fears we Face:

  • Fear of Missing Out - James 1:16-17
  • Fear of Man -...


Sep 12, 2017

Spiritual Discernment

I John 4:1-6

Assertions of a Test

That right and wrong Exist

Areas to Test

1. Outside - for false prophets

2. Inside - for faulty preferences

2 Corinthians 13:5               2 Timothy 4:3-4

Assessments used to Test

   Divine Jesus

John 1:1  In the Beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,...


Sep 5, 2017

Prayer: I John 5:13-17

How we approach prayer is another indicator of rebirth

Mistakes with Prayer

Zone time = Think - Active Prayer

Admire time = Admire the one who we are praying to

Rote time = Say same thing over

Move time = Give God His time

It is a great privilege to speak to God

3 approaches to effective...