You can confidently obey God’s Word—even when things look hard—because he promises to be with you.
Those who experience good things in life must see it as a gift from God and not a result of their own ability
What makes the church so special? 1) I love the church because Jesus loves the church. 2) I love the church because the church loves one another. 3) I love the church because Jesus loves the church so much He entrusted it with exceptional privileges and responsibilities.
We must give careful consideration to biblical leadership because God has structured His church in such a way that He receives the most glory, the gospel advances the most efficiently, and His people are the most well-cared for. 1 Timothy 3:1-13, Titus 1:5-11, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Ephesians 4:11-16, Acts 6:1-7 The Bible gives two offices of leadership in the church: 1. Elders…
Church membership must be a priority for Christians because God has not only called us into a convenantial relationship with Himself, but also with others.
God has given local churches authority over matters affecting doctrine and membership.
David describes the prayer for military victory offered for him by the people before he leads the armies of Israel into battle. (Steven J. Lawson) Psalm 20 / John 16:33 Goal#1 – We ought to have full confidence of victory when praying for the advancement of Christ’s kingdom. Goal#2 – That advancement should be a single minded concern of the Church. 1)…
The revelation of God must drive you to humility and holiness. How does God reveal Himself? 1) General revelation: what has been made (1-6) 2) Special revelation: written and incarnate Word (7-14)
Because of what God has done in our past, supplies for us presently, and promises for the future our lives should be filled with praise. Three keys to a praise-filled life: 1. Recall God’s dealings in your past 2. Consider God’s sufficiency for your present 3. Ponder God’s wisdom for your future