We cap off our series on how the Christian handles Memory by exploring what the weekly sharing of the Lord’s Supper teaches us about our memories. We examine the remembering of our Lord from 3 angles: His Story, My Story, Our Story.
The implications of life on the Vine of Jesus are exciting. The implications of NOT being connected to Jesus are startling. We explore the multiple aspects of this vine metaphor Jesus uses to describe the contrast of life in Him vs. "life" apart from Him.
We tackle the meaning of "work out your salvation" by looking at the surrounding context of Philippians 2.
In order to jumpstart 2018, we look at 3 accounts which use almost identical language - one with Noah, one with Abraham, and one with Moses. Each of them occur when God was offering an opportunity for a fresh start. We draw 7 conclusions from the parallels on what spiritual renewal is all about.
Why does the Bible so often connect water baptism with the work of the Holy Spirit? And is this the same as "baptism of/by the Holy Spirit"? We explore.
We examine the wealth of passages that focus on the name of Jesus - from salvation in His name to prayer in His name to the opposition His name will receive and even how we can be guilty of misusing His name.
We examine an object-lesson that God uses through the prophet Jeremiah to stress the importance of obedience: both the listening and the doing...and we ultimately look at the tough part - the how.
What is the relationship between The Gospel (what God has done) and our obedience to it (participation in it)?
On the old and the new...and the dangers of "chronological snobbery"
The nature of repentance demands an understanding of orientation - where you're at right now and where God wants you to be