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Oct 31, 2017

Living in a Messed Up World 2 Corinthians 1:3-11

Rabbit Trail 1 = The Bible never said … God won’t give you more than you can handle – that is a myth. Genesis 50:19-20 But Joseph said to them “Do not be afraid, for I am in God’s place?  As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.”

God...


Oct 25, 2017

Theodicy 1 = Isaiah 55:8-9

The problem of Evil =

God is aware of evil

God is able to destroy evil

God is loving   SO

Why is there still evil?

Kid Note: Why does God allow bad things to happen?

Biblical considerations for forming a Theodicy

1 - God chose for choice

Matthew 16:24-25 - Act of faith to follow Jesus

2 - Far...


Oct 19, 2017

Ephesians 4:11-32  11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the...


Oct 12, 2017

Looking back on all the weeks we discussed Up words:

I John 5:13   I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life.

1. Fellowship with Others - God has given us other christians for help.

2. Sin sensitive - God wants us to keep the relationship with him...


Oct 4, 2017

Understanding Idolatry

Definition of Idol

Anything (other than God) you cling to for purpose, security or significance.

The Appeal of Idols

It is Tangible or Real

Hebrews 11;1, 6

The Origin of Idols

Human Heart (crooked)

Implications of Idolatry

1.  True & False = 1 Corinthians 8:4-6   1 Thessilonians 1:9

2.  Choice  = ...