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Judges 6
Mat Pirolo
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In the Making - Judges 6-8 - Mat Pirolo

We pursue the God who is passionately pursuing a lost world. We do this with one another through worship by the Word to the world.

Father, we do just that. We thank You for the lives that have been changed because of this man's faithfulness to love like You love, to care for the widows and the orphans, to minister the gospel and Your word to them. Lord, we thank You for the life that he lived. We thank you for the testimony that he has. Lord, we pray for his wife. We just beg that You would surround her with Your arms, that You would surround her with love. We ask for the future of Joy Junction that this ministry would continue to serve those who are in need. God, we ask that more lives would be changed and that his legacy would continue.

We also ask tonight for ourselves that as we're spending time here in this room, opening our Bibles to hear what You have to say, that we would be open for exactly that, we would be open for correction maybe, that we would be open for conviction maybe, that would be open for comfort. Lord, we want for us what You want for us. We pray these things in Jesus' name, Amen. Amen.

I don't know about you, but I love a good action movie. I love seeing explosions happen, planes flying around, people kicking in doors. I love to see a good action movie. But you know what's even better than a good action movie with a solid hero is when you get to see that hero in the making.

In 2005, Batman Begins came out. I don't know. Any Batman Begins fans out there? Chris Nolan finally got ahold of the Batman series, and it was a good thing. No more like, Poison Ivy and George Clooney in a Batman suit. I don't think that was good for anyone. But 2005, Batman Begins, Christian Bale takes the scene. And we see him flying around in his Batmobile, and doing crazy things in his military-grade tumbler, and kicking in doors, and shooting his grappling hook.

But in that movie we see the making of a hero. We see a hero in the making. Because we know that he was in prison in like Nepal, I think. And then he was trained under that guy, Ra's al Ghul. You remember him? He's like the good guy at first because he trains him up. But then he turns out to be the bad guy in the end-- spoiler alert. That's OK. It was 13 years ago. Hopefully you've seen it. It if you haven't, it's your fault.

But he's trained by Ra's al Ghul. He's like fighting and doing ninja moves on top of an icy lake. He's climbing up a snow-covered mountain without a Patagonia jacket or North Face shoes. And he's taken hallucinogenic drugs like that Blue Rose, and he's like, bats everywhere, I'm scared. And we see a hero in the making. I don't think the drugs necessarily contributed. I'm not a proponent of that. I'm just saying, that's what Batman did. You don't have to be like Batman.

Maybe you saw American Sniper. It came out a few years ago. And it's the true story of Chris Kyle. He was a Navy SEAL and he was known as the Devil of Ramadi. He had more kills in Iraq than, I believe, any other soldier in that war. And it highlights his story. It highlights how he served our country, even how he died helping others who have served our country. But it also highlights the training that he went through to become the soldier and the hero that he became.

Maybe you've seen videos-- whether it was that movie or maybe you've seen videos of Navy SEALs going through their training. They go through something they call Hell Week, and they have to stay awake for days on end. They've got to carry these giant logs around with each other. They develop teamwork. And they're sitting in the freezing ocean with water crushing down on their face, and they're going through this immense training so that they can be heroes and serve our country. They're heroes in the making.

Well, tonight we're going to be looking at part of Gideon's story. And when I say Gideon, you probably think Gideon's 300, how Gideon was this mighty man who went on and he gathered 300 dudes. He actually gathered 32,000 guys, and God trimmed down his army to 10,000. And then he trimmed down his army again to 300, but those 300, they took their flashlights and their kazoos, and they beat 135,000 Midianite soldiers.

And so we see Gideon's story, it's like an action story. It's got so much success and victory in it. But tonight I don't want to focus on the highlight reel. Tonight I want to focus on how he got to the highlight reel. And I think that it's appropriate for us because every one of us is in a season. Every one of us is going through something that is making us who we are going to be tomorrow.

And so I want us to examine Gideon's In the Making moments with open eyes to see how maybe we can react in some of the circumstances that we are going through. We know that Jesus is working in us to make us more like himself. So every one of us has a next step. Every one of us has a next stage. We are being transformed from glory to glory so that we look like our Savior.

So we're in Judges chapter six. And let me just catch you up to speed. The book of Judges is one of the most depressing books in the Bible. So I came here to just lighten the mood tonight. I just wanted to hey, have some depressing times. The book of Judges, we see Israel continually failing to follow God. We see Israel sinning time and time again. In fact, there's a cycle that probably a lot of you are familiar with where they rebel from God, and then there's retribution. They're sent into captivity, or actually people come in and they make them captives right there in that land.

But then finally there's repentance, which leads to restoration. And then usually there's a few years of rest where they're just living, following God. They're living, enjoying life. And so this cycle goes over and over and over. And God, in order to bring them out of that slavery to whatever nation they're enslaved in at the time, he'll raise somebody up.

And that's often the way that God works, isn't it? He doesn't just like send an angel to like, crush everybody and be like, all right, you're good to go. He'll usually send a human to act on behalf of others who are suffering, to set them free and bring them into a right relationship with God. And so he raises up these people that we call judges. And they're not like with a gavel in white wigs and black gowns or anything. They're actually more like deliverers. A lot of them are more like soldiers.

And so we see Gideon. He is the fourth judge. And let's meet him. We're going to look at verse 1 of chapter 6.

"Then the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord. So the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian for seven years. And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites, the children of Israel made for themselves the dens, the caves, and the strongholds which are in the mountains. So it was, whenever Israel had sown--" that's whenever they planted their crop-- "the Midianites would come up, also the Amalekites, and the people of the East would come up against them.

Then they would encamp against them and destroy the produce of the earth as far as Gaza, and leave no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor donkey. For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, coming in as numerous as the locusts. Both they and their camels were without number. And they would enter the land to destroy it. So Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites."

We start off by reading a very familiar phrase, if you've read through the book of Judges, is "the children of Israel did evil in the sight of God." That's the fourth time that exact phrase with those exact words appears in this book. "So the children of Israel did evil in the sight of God."

I've got a two-year-old-- actually he's 23 months old. It's like it's a two-year-old, Mat, just say he's two. He's two, OK. The other day-- maybe you've had toddlers before, maybe you've experienced this-- but the other day, he had been in timeout, I think, four times before 9:30 AM. And maybe that says that we're too strict of parents, or maybe it says that he's a crazy kid or disobedient. But I was beginning like, by the fourth time that he was in timeout and we had only been up for a few hours, I was like, man, I'm kind of getting tired of this. You're continually doing evil in the sight of dad. You're continually doing evil in the sight of dad.

And I've got to think that maybe God is annoyed and frustrated by the children of Israel's inability to obey. Their continual wander-- "prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, prone to leave the God I love." Their national anthem, or it could have been.

But aren't you glad? Aren't you glad that we serve a God that is patient-- more patient than I am? Aren't you glad that we serve a God that is not willing that any should perish, but that all would come to repentance? Aren't you glad that we serve a God that after the fourth timeout, doesn't fly off the handle and throw a toaster through the window? Which I didn't do by the way. I didn't throw a toaster. We don't even have a toaster because I threw it through the window.

So they have just experienced 40 years of peace. They've been free from slavery for 40 years. And as soon as that judge Deborah, the previous judge, is absent, they fall back into sin. They fall back into slavery. And then we find them crying out to God.

Can I just make a point real quick? That it is not good for any of us to be our only leader. I get that like, we all lead a life and that we should know ourselves so that we can lead ourselves so that we can make the best decision for ourselves. But it's not good when we are the only person that we are accountable to. It is potentially one of the most harmful things that we can do is to isolate ourselves from the influence of those who have gone before us, and isolate ourselves from the influence of the people that God's placed over us.

And so that's just a quick word for maybe one of you in here is doing that. Maybe some of you are isolating yourself and you're not wanting to have anybody that you confess your sins to. You're not wanting to have anybody that you're adhering to their direction. Because it's a lot more comfortable to be your own king. But I would urge you-- anarchy never leads to a good thing.

And so the people are sold into the hand of the Midianites. Now the Midianites are a people that we're somewhat familiar with from the previous books of the Bible. Moab teamed up with the Midianites, and they used Balaam to curse the children of Israel. And we're not going to get into that story at all tonight. But just the Midianites have been an enemy to Israel for quite a while. And Israel, in their sin, God allows the Midianites to come in and to take the children of Israel into slavery.

Now I like to think of the Midianites kind of as the Sand People from Star Wars. Any Star Wars fans out there? Because it says here that the Midianites were like too numerous to count, them and their camels. And we know from the good Jedi, Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Sand People hide their numbers by walking in each other's steps. Right? And so maybe they're like that, maybe they're not.

But the Sand People, the Midianites, they're both desert-dwelling people, kind of just wandering around, Bedouins moving around, stealing things. And what we find pretty soon is that the Midianites keep sneaking in and swiping all of the crops. In fact, we just read that. Verse 5 compares them to locusts. It says they're numerous, they are unable to be counted. And they're like locusts in that way, but they're also like locusts in that they keep destroying the crop. As soon as the crop comes up, as soon as the harvest, as soon as the corn comes out of the ground, or the wheat comes out of the ground, here come the Midianites, swiping, stealing your lunch like the bad bully they are, taking your lunch money. They're like a nation of raccoons.

The children of Israel just need to watch Dora the Explorer-- Swiper, no swiping, Swiper, no swiping. If you don't know what that is, that's OK. Just ask your grandkids or your kids or me after service. I'm available to answer those questions. Really want to pour into you spiritually.

But it got to the point where the Israelites were becoming like cave people. They were running to the hills for their safety. And this wasn't kind of like a cool survival TV show. Bear Grylls, this is how you survive, and here's your life straw, and this is how you drink out of bamboo. It wasn't like that. They were impoverished. They were scared to death.

Think of ISIS a few years ago when they invaded the city of Sinjar and all of those Yazidi people-- I know that you saw the footage on every news outlet that there was-- were stuck at the top of Sinjar mountain. And when helicopters were coming in to bring aid and drop off food, literally parents were trying to throw their toddlers on to the helicopters so that their kids could just have any life other than the one that they were having. These people were terrified. They were running for their lives.

So Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites, devastated. Well, what did they do? Second part of verse 6 says, "the children of Israel cried out to the Lord." Good call. Good call. I want to let you know that no matter where you are in your life, God is always willing to hear you cry out to Him. He's always eager and ready to hear you pray. He's never like, man, you've dropped the ball so many times, I'm not going to hear it this time. I'm done. My ears are clogged. Wherever you are. Maybe you're stuck in a cycle of sin. I would urge you, cry out to the Lord, pray, lift your voice to Him. Ask Him.

You know, the book of Proverbs says a righteous man falls down seven times. But what does he do? He stays on the ground and naps? No. The righteous man falls down seven times. He gets back up again. And I'll just let you know that God is never tired of hearing your voice.

Let's continue reading. "So they cried out to the Lord. And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried out to the Lord because of the Midianites that the Lord sent a prophet to the children of Israel."

Now up until this point in the book of Judges, every time that they cry out to God, he sends them a deliverer. He sends them a judge. He sends somebody to kick in the doors and to kick out the enemy. He doesn't send a prophet. He sent a prophet? What good is a prophet? We need somebody with a sword. We need somebody that's going to fight the battles.

But notice this, that before God brings salvation, he sends somebody with a sermon, that his word precedes his work. They're asking for a miracle. They're asking for salvation, and they get a sermon? Why? Well, like any good parent that is going to be sending their kid to timeout or any good parent that's going to be spanking their child, hopefully they're not just doing that and never offering an explanation as to why that child is going through what they're going through.

Hopefully when I send my son to the corner and say, hey, buddy, stand in timeout. You're one years old, so you get one minute in timeout. We set the clock, and it's like, 58 seconds, and he's like nah. Hopefully at the end of that, I don't just leave it and OK, figure it out. I'll always follow up with a conversation. Buddy, do you know why you were in timeout? Yeah you, caught me behind the refrigerator with the cigarettes. No, he's not even two years old. Usually probably because like he threw his fork on the ground. No cigarettes.

But we explain to our children what they've done wrong and why they're going through what they're going through. And that's really precisely what God's doing right here. In fact, let's look at what the prophet says. Let's read the sermon, so to speak.

"Thus says the Lord God of Israel," verse 8. "Thus says the Lord God of Israel, I brought you up from Egypt and brought you out of the house of bondage, and I delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians and out of the hand of all who oppressed you and drove them out before you and gave you their land. Also I said to you, I am the Lord your God. Do not fear the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But you have not obeyed My voice."

The prophet says three things, the sermon communicates three points. Talks about what God has done for Israel, talks about what God said to Israel, talks about how Israel failed to obey what God said. He says, I'm the one that brought you out of Egypt, I'm the one that brought you out of bondage. And not only that, I gave you a new land. And when there was an enemy in your land, I subdued them. I took them out. I gave you the promised land, a land flowing with milk and honey. I've done so much for you because I love you. And I commanded you, I commanded you, do not fear the gods of the Amorites.

But you did not listen. You have not obeyed My voice. He reminds them of His work so that they could see His character. He reminds them of His word so that they could remember His command. And then He charges them with their crime. They failed to obey. They failed to follow Him. And you almost expect like a call to action. It's like, yeah, but what are your application points? Where are you going with in this sermon? And this sermon is really to be descriptive to them about why they're in the place they're in instead of prescriptive on how to get out of the place that they're in.

Because I have an inkling that maybe they had the temptation in their mind to blame their problems on God, to say we're under the hands of masters, we're slaves, and it's your fault. But in reality, this was a self-inflicted wound. They shot themselves in the foot, and they're trying to blame him maybe for pulling the trigger.

And I wonder if we ever do that. God, why aren't you here? Why am I in this place? This is all your fault. And he's like, I don't want you to be in that place, but you've decided to travel down that path. You've decided to make those decisions. You've decided to fall away from following me. And because of that you're not living in the times of refreshing that repentance brings.

Before we go on, I want to just notice with you the specific command that they failed to obey. He says, I am the Lord your God. Do not fear the gods of the Amorites. Don't fear them. Don't be respecters of the gods of the Amorites. Don't be concerned with who they are. I think He told them this because He knew, being God, that who you fear is who you worship. And who you worship dictates how you live. Who you worship and who you fear, you're a slave to. And to fear the gods of the Amorites and to fall into that sin, you become slaves to that sin. And it's going to lead to natural consequences.

And I think this plays out in our lives as well. If you fear man, if you're concerned with man's approval and acceptance of you, then you're going to fall for a lot of compromises. You're going to be living your life on a track that isn't going to fulfill you. It's just going to leave you empty because you're exhausted trying to please everyone around you. If you're living in the fear of man-- maybe you're wanting to just get more followers than the other friends that you have on Instagram, or Facebook, or whatever social media it is, and you're living for those likes.

If you fear man more than God, then you're going to fall for the peer pressure that they push you into. If you fear man, perhaps you'll chase after the things that you think will make other people like you. If you fall for the fear of man, perhaps you'll compromise what's truly important for what you might think makes you look important.

Let me just say, it's exhausting. It doesn't bring satisfaction. It doesn't bring fulfillment. Because that's not what you were created for. You weren't created to please the person next to you. You were not created to worship and worry about what does your boss always think about you, and how can you be at the top of your game so that you please him and you get all the accolades. The fear of man proves to be a snare.

On the other hand, the fear of God. "The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom." Proverbs 1:7, Psalm 111, verse 10, and Proverbs 9:7 all have that phrase word for word in it. "The fear of God, the reverence for God, the concern for what God thinks about you--" that is the beginning of wisdom, that is the beginning of good living.

Let's meet Gideon. Up until this point, it's just kind of been back story. But let's dive in and look at what Gideon encounters. We're going to see him in three different circumstances. We're going to see him debating God. We're going to see that he argues with God as God calls him. He's debating deity, if you will. We're going to see that he's not breaking bad, he's breaking Baal. That's a little Albuquerque reference for you. We're going to see that he finds himself mixed up with a soggy sheepskin, which is just really weird and just dumb little words to remind us of different circumstances that he encounters, three circumstances he encounters.

So let's look at verse 11, Gideon. "Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the terebinth tree which was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite." Man, I've been saying that word like 40 or 50 times today. Abiezrite, Abiezrite, Abiezrite. Because it's just impossible to say naturally. So I'm like trying to train myself. So we'll just say Abie because it appears two more times in this text. And I can't do it. I just can't. Lord, help me.

"So the angel of the Lord came and sat under the terebinth tree which was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abie while his son Gideon threshed wheat in the winepress in order to hide it from the Midianites."

OK, so first off-- and we don't have a whole lot of time to get into who the angel of the Lord is, and why we believe that the angel of the Lord is who we believe He is-- but I actually taught a message in February of this year so you can check the archives if you want. It's called "Jesus-ology" and we get all into what Jesus was up to prior to being born in Bethlehem.

But from this text alone even-- we'll just cover it quickly. From this text alone, we can see that the angel of the Lord is no ordinary angel. In fact, the angel of the Lord appears to be God himself, the second person of the Godhead, Jesus. The angel of the Lord often appears throughout the Old Testament, often communicating messages of salvation to His people, which is what Jesus is all about, salvation, right? Not only that, the angel of the Lord, unlike any other angel, receives the worship of men. All the other angels are like, wait a minute, don't worship me. Get off the ground. I'm not worthy of that. And we find time and again that the angel of the Lord will actually receive worship. We'll even see an instance of that here in this chapter that Gideon is going to do something, and the angel of the Lord receives it.

And so the reason that I bring that up is because it's a pretty big deal if God shows up face to face and is talking with you, right? Pretty big deal, if you're like just going about your daily business, and all of a sudden, the Son of God is in your presence, and he's looking at your eyeballs, and you're able to look at his in this body. And so that's where Gideon finds himself. It says that he's in the winepress threshing the wheat.

Now what's interesting about this-- and some of you probably know this-- is the winepress is a really bad place to thresh wheat. The way that worked back then-- and it seems like good, old Gideon and his family had like a vineyard, and they had some wheat that they grew as well. So they had a lot of produce. They were farmers. Later on we see that there were probably wealthy. He had 10 servants that he could just tell what to do and they did.

And so the way that it works is a vineyard would often be built like on the side of a hill. The hill would be cut into kind of like steps. So you'd have a little plateau. You'd plant your grapes. You'd go up a bit. You'd have a plateau. You'd plant your grapes. You'd go up a bit. You'd plant your grapes on the next plateau. And then when it's time to harvest all those grapes, you bring them down to the bottom of the hill because it's easier to roll things down a hill than carrying them up, so it's just logical. And then you would have this giant Jacuzzi size winepress thing that you bring all your Italian family and friends over, and you like stomp on the grapes, and the juice runs down, and it catches in this little vat. And the juice later becomes wine because it ferments, and magic and science and things like that happen.

So that's the winepress. That's at the very bottom of the hill. But the place that you would go to thresh your wheat is at the top of the hill. The reason that you'd do that is because wheat has this little chaff that you don't want in your oatmeal on it. And so you have to throw it up in the air, and then the wind-- because the chaff is a lot lighter, the wind will carry the chaff away. The wheat will fall down. You collect your wheat. You make your oatmeal. You're happy.

But Gideon doesn't take his wheat all the way to the top of the hill where the wind is, where it's going to be easy to accomplish the job. He's down in the winepress. And we're told in the Bible, right here in this verse, that he did that because he was trying to hide his cereal from the thieves that always take everyone's food, from the Midians who swipe in and take the food. And so he's there in the winepress, and he's sifting through his wheat, and he's trying to get all the chaff away. And then God shows up.

And God says this. "The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said, the Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor." You mighty man of valor. Now we just admitted that Gideon was hiding from the enemy, which may be strategic, was maybe because he was fearful. But either way, it doesn't sound like the picture of a man of valor.

A few years ago, I was at a wedding with my good friend. He's a pastor here, pastor Jesse, and his wife. And my wife was there too. It was great. It was a fun time. And we were in Phoenix, and it was an outdoor wedding on this farm. Fantastic, beautiful. Something you need to know about me, I have a fear, a phobia-- it's not a fear, it's like a phobia to the 10th degree-- of snakes, like just terrified. Me and Indiana Jones, we've got it going on because we're terrified of snakes. I can kill spiders, and I can deal with cockroaches all day long. But there's a snake within a mile of me, and you know.

And so Becca, who-- I hope this is OK that I share your height. Is that OK? Give me a head nod. Yeah? It's OK? So she's 5 foot 1, which is awesome. Way to go, Becca, awesome. Five foot one. One of the groundskeepers at this outdoor wedding, they found a garter snake. Now garter snakes are like harmless. They're two feet long. They're like the diameter of a dime. They can't do anything to anyone but crickets. They could probably kill a mouse, but whatever. It's not a big deal for us. Garter snake, not a big deal. The groundskeeper grabs a garter snake, is carrying it like within 15, 20 feet of me. I jumped behind five foot one Becca.

But it gets worse. She reminded me today. Because I thought the story went that I just kind of like whoo, here we go, I'm fine, I'm good, I'm good, just stay away. She told me today that I kind of pushed her forward. It was a good thing that Alyssa and I were married prior to this happening. Because I don't know that she would have said yes to a man that pushed another woman forward to get bitten by the snake instead of him. But nobody called me strong and brave that day. Nobody said, Mat, you're a mighty man of valor hiding behind Becca. It didn't happen.

And so this statement that God makes about Gideon, first off, it's ironic. But the second thing, the more important thing, is that it's prophetic. Because you see, God doesn't look at Gideon in all of his failure, in all of his fear, and say, that's who you are. God doesn't look at Gideon in his circumstances today. God looks at Gideon in who He's going to make him tomorrow. And I think that you need to hear that for yourself as well. Because maybe some of you feel so inadequate. Maybe some of you feel like such failures that you could never get back up again.

But I want you to know that God doesn't look at you in that state of failure and think worthless, I'm walking away. He looks at you and says, I made you. I made that person. They're loved by Me. They're called by Me. I'm going to equip them, and I've got a plan for them. So that person is a mighty man of valor, not because of today, but because of who I'm going to make him tomorrow. And even furthermore, Church, because of the cross of Christ, because of the blood that Jesus poured out of his veins so that we could receive redemption. God doesn't only look at who He's going to make you tomorrow. He looks at you as though you are the sinless Son of God, that you have the righteousness of Jesus.

And so I don't want us to walk out of here wallowing in our failure, but believing that God has something greater for us, believing that God has us to look more like Jesus tomorrow than we look today. You know, Jesus calls me a saint. The Bible-- he calls me a saint. Now my wife, anybody works close with me, they know that that's not the first title that you would apply to Mat Pirolo's name. But Jesus looks at me, God looks at me through rose colored glasses because of the blood of Jesus.

Let's look at Gideon's response, verse 13. "Gideon said to him, oh, my Lord, if the Lord is with us"-- if the Lord is really with us-- "why then has all this happened to us and where are all his miracles which our fathers told us about, saying, did not the Lord bring us up from Egypt? But now the Lord has forsaken us and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites."

See, Gideon here is asking, man, if God is good, then why these problems? If God is really with us like You say He is with us, then why did He forsake us and sell us into the hand of the Midianites? Gideon has some major doubts here. Gideon's really struggling with his faith here. But Gideon's really honest with his God here.

And obviously, some of his premises are faulty because it wasn't God that sold them into the hand of the Midianites. You know, it wasn't God that forsook them, it was them that forsook God. And so again, Gideon, just like the people in the verses before are kind of blaming God for the problems that they've inflicted on themselves.

But one of the things that he was doing is he was basing God's goodness on the circumstances that he saw. But people of God, aren't we told to walk by faith and not by sight? We don't base God's goodness off of the things that we're walking through, but we base God's goodness off of the faithfulness that He's had and the word of God that He's given us-- his character that stands true, and we can read about, and we've seen.

Verse 14, "then the Lord turned to him and said, go in the might of yours, and you shall save Israel from the hand of the Midianites. Have not I sent you? So he said to him--" so Gideon responds to God-- "oh my Lord, how can I save Israel? Indeed my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house. And the Lord said to him, surely I will be with you and you shall defeat the Midianites as one man."

Gideon's response is like there is no way, God. You don't know what tribe, you don't know what clan I'm a part of. Manasseh is my tribe, and then I'm like part of this crazy tiny little clan. It's the smallest of all the clans. And I'm probably the most hated person in my family. Nobody thinks that I'm going to amount to anything. Gideon was looking at himself through his eyes. And God says it's not about who you are today, it's about who I'm making you tomorrow. And even beyond that-- you know what I love about this?

God doesn't say to Gideon, OK, but actually you're wrong. You really do come from a great tribe, and your family's fantastic, and you've got so many skills, and you're so good, and you're great-looking, and you've got this cool resume. What's funny is Jesus doesn't reassure him with any of that. He simply reassures him with His presence. He says it doesn't matter what tiny family you come from. It doesn't matter how poor or how weak or how insignificant or inadequate or unequipped you are. It matters that I'm with you. That's the only thing that matters.

And we saw that time and again with Joseph, with Daniel, that that was the thing that stood out among them. It's that God was with them, that God was with them, that God was with them.

And by the way, if you're feeling inadequate or insufficient, then that may be the very thing that makes you qualified for God to use. Because He likes to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are loyal to Him. But He loves to show Himself strong when we are at our weakest. Because it's in our weakness that His strength is made perfect.

And this is the story of so many figures throughout the Bible. I mean, Moses-- when God called Moses to go deliver the people of Israel, he had tons of excuses. He was the youngest in his family who got stuck in the river and like alligators all around, and he was raised, but then he killed a man and he is ill-equipped. Then he spent 40 years in the desert. And then he had like a st-st-st-stutter problem. And so he's like, I can't be used. And even today, he's on the top 10 list of most influential people in history ever. And God used him to deliver 2 million people out of Egypt.

And David-- I mean, David was so insignificant that when Samuel the prophet came to his dad's house, Jesse's house, and says, hey, I know that one of your boys is going to be the king, so line up all your boys. His dad didn't even bother to call him in from the backyard. He said OK, well this is my tall son. He's going to play for the Lakers soon. He's going to be with LeBron. It's going to be amazing. He can jump high. Look at this one. He's got a beard. Don't you like that beard? That's a fantastic beard. Don't you like that beard? And it's not any of those guys. Jesse didn't even think that his son had any potential. And David goes on to be one of the greatest kings of Israel.

And the same is true outside of the Bible with other believers, other people as well. Hudson Taylor was a missionary to China in the late 1800s. He started the China Inland Missions Program which brought over-- get this-- 800 missionaries to China. He started some 125 schools in China. And he saw 18,000 converts in his life, the days before Wi-Fi, the days before telephone-- well, I guess maybe telephones-- Alexander Graham Bell, I don't know. But 18,000 people.

Somebody once asked him why did God choose to use you in this great way. His response-- because I am the weakest man that I know. God loves to show Himself strong on behalf of those who are weak, who feel inadequate, who feel ill-equipped. You need to know that you're not insignificant or inadequate in God's eyes. He is with you.

So Gideon is getting ready and he just asked for a little authentication process here. He's like, OK, God, so You're saying these things. But can I test You just to make sure that what You're saying is truly true and I know for a fact that You're actually going to show up on my behalf? And so read verse 17 with me.

"Then he said to Him, now if now I have found favor in Your sight--" this is Gideon speaking-- "then show me a sign that it is You who talk with me. Do not depart from here, I pray, until I come to You and bring out my offering and set it before You. And he said, I will wait until you come back. So Gideon went in and prepared a young goat and unleavened bread from an ephah of flour. The meat he put in a basket, and he put the broth in a pot."

And he does this whole cooking show. And this is where this goes, and this is where that goes.

"And he brought them out to Him under the terebinth tree and presented them. The angel of God said to him, take the meat and the unleavened bread, and lay them on the rock, and pour out the broth. And he did so. Then the angel of the Lord put out the end of the staff--" get this. This is just gnarly. This is like no Martha Stewart cooking show or Rachel Ray thing that you've ever seen before.

"Then the angel of the Lord put out the end of the staff that was in His hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread, and fire-- fire rose out of the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. And the angel of the Lord departed out of his sight."

OK, what in the world? I love the ending of that verse. It's just like, OK, here's all this meal. Gideon goes in the house, I got to prepare this meal. This guy's going to-- who knows what he's going to do. And then the angel of the Lord touches it with a staff, and it just poof, it's gone. He was a gentleman because he said actually take all that stuff out of the bowls. I don't want to burn them. That's nice china, I don't want you to get that ruined. And then it just like consumes, and then he's just gone. He's all, a deuce, I'm out. Proved myself, I'm gone. Read this next verse. It's just hysterical. So what is it, verse 22.

"Now Gideon perceived that he was the angel of the Lord."

Yeah, I think like somebody hands you a staff and fire comes out and consumes this offering that you give them, ah, good perception. Very wise of you, Gideon. Now Gideon perceived that he was the angel of the Lord.

'So Gideon said, alas, O Lord God, for I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face. Then the Lord said to him, peace be with you. Do not fear. You shall not die. So Gideon built an altar there to the Lord and called it The Lord is Peace. And to this day, still in Ophrah of the Abies, it is there."

So Gideon asked for this sign, and he is kind of struggling with his faith. And he is like, I don't know, like God just kind of showed up, and I don't know if He's going to keep His word. And I don't know if it really is Him. And so he tests, and the angel of the Lord does this thing with the stick and the fire.

And what does that remind you of? Like there's an offering on a rock and it's consumed by a fire. Reminds you of maybe like the temple or the Tabernacle at this point? People would bring their meat. They'd bring their offering. They would lay it on the altar, and it would be consumed by fire, and it would be consumed by God. And it was an offering, it was a sacrifice. And so right in Gideon's backyard, he has just like this tiny little tabernacle set up. And God shows Himself faithful, and God is patient with Gideon's doubt.

The second thing that we're going to see is that God asks him to break Baal or break a Ba'al, as you would say. So let's look at verse 25.

"Now it came to pass the same night that the Lord said to him, take your father's young bull, the second bull of seven years old and tear down the altar of Ba'al that your father has and cut down the wooden image that is beside it. And build an altar to the Lord instead, your God on top of this rock in the proper arrangement. And take the second bull and offer a burnt sacrifice with the wood, the image of which you shall cut down. So Gideon took 10 men from among his servants and did as the Lord had said to him. But because he feared his father's household and the men of the city too much to do it by day, he did it by night."

One of the first things that God commanded the children of Israel to do when they came into this land was to tear down the idols. And really, the evil that they continued doing-- because it says they did evil in the sight of the Lord-- the evil that they were doing was worshipping these different idols. They would worship these false gods, and they would have these different altars and these idols erected so that they could go to them and they'd worship.

And so his father had an altar to the false God, Ba'al. And God says, hey, I want you to go and I want you to do as I first commanded. I want you to clear that out. I want you to take it away. God gives Gideon his first task to complete, his first opportunity for obedience. And I want to say, you know, Gideon gets a lot of flack. Even in the Bible, it kind of seems like it's like, well, he didn't do it during the day because he was afraid of his father's household. He did it at night. He went all Zero Dark Thirty, like SEAL team six went in there with his night vision goggles, and was all, and cut that altar down, burn it, put the bull on there, fire goes up. I imagine like once the fire goes up, I don't know, maybe fires were just so common, nobody noticed the fire. But who knows. It was nighttime.

So a lot of people give him flack. But I think it should be pointed out, and we should be inspired by the fact that he was obedient at all. And it wasn't convenient for him to be obedient. And you know, obedience is so much more important than making a show of how you're being obedient. Jesus gave a parable, and the essence of it was this. It's better if somebody says no and ends up doing it in the long run that thing that they've been asked to do than the person that says, yeah, I'll do that, I'll do that, and never ends up doing it.

And so obedience, I think, is to be honored. We're kind of reading a bit of Gideon's eulogy here. We're kind of reading his biography right here. And I do a lot of funerals, and so I hear a lot of eulogies. And it kind of gets me thinking about what I want to be said in my eulogy, which is weird and it's like, ooh, what a creepy guy this is. But it gets me thinking.

And I think at the end of my life, if I could say that I was simply obedient to Jesus, that I loved God in my heart and I was obedient to Jesus, I would love that as a eulogy. But you hear a lot of eulogies. And it's like people are struggling to find the words to say anything good about their family member or their friend. They're saying, well, maybe he was kind of like a nice guy. He liked the Dallas Cowboys. Or he was a big, big Steelers fan.

It hit me the other day, we kind of have the opportunity to write our own eulogy. Because you're writing your eulogy right now by the way that you live and the things that you do. Sure, somebody else might pen it down, and type it into a computer, print out the sheet, and read it. But they're going to print that sheet of paper out based off of the decisions that you made.

And so I just wondered if we're living lives that are worth writing about. I wonder if we're living lives that are worth reading about. I wonder if we're living lives where people would be able to say at the end of it, man, that person was just obedient. That person stepped forward, took steps of faith when it wasn't comfortable. He was obedient when it wasn't convenient. And we're going to see that maybe sometimes obedience will cost you your social status. Maybe it's going to cost you your social life.

In a second, we're going to see that people want to kill Gideon because he did this. And verse 28 says "and when the men of the city arose early in the morning, there was the altar of Ba'al torn down, and the wooden image that was beside it was cut down. And the second bull was being offered on the altar which had been built. So they said to one another, who has done this thing? And when they had inquired and asked, they said, Gideon the son of Joash has done this thing. Then the men of the city said to Joash, bring out your son that he may die. Because he has torn down the altar of Ba'al and because he has cut down the wooden image that was beside it."

Man, how far the quote, unquote "people of God" have come, the people of God wanting to kill somebody for being obedient to God. And the craziest irony of this is that God had put Gideon in place to be their savior. God had put Gideon in place to be their great deliverer. And this was actually an act of deliverance for those people, and all they want to do is kill him. And I think we would be crazy to not see the parallel of this with Christ that the very One who came to this earth to bring salvation to mankind was killed by mankind. Because we didn't want to hear it.

How wild a thought. And I even think about the people, as Jesus was hanging on the cross, nails through His wrists and His feet, a thorn digging into His skull, people mocking Him. If He's God, if You're really God, why don't You come down from there? Come down from that cross and rescue Yourself. Jesus could have easily done that. But the reason that He stayed staked to that wood was because He wanted to save the very people that were mocking Him.

And imagine if these people here-- bring out your son so that we can kill him-- imagine if they would have gotten their wish. They wouldn't have been delivered from the Midianites. They would have killed the very one that was trying to save them. So Joash offers some wisdom. And we've only got a few more minutes so we're going to kind of fly through this. I hope that's OK.

Verse 31, Joash, Gideon's father, says to all those who were standing there, he says, "would you plead for Ba'al? Would you save him? Let the one who would plead for him be put to death by morning. If Ba'al is god, if he is god, let him plead for himself because his altar has been torn down. Therefore on that day, he called him Jerubbaal saying, let Ba'al plead against him because he has torn down his altar."

This is just good wisdom. If Ba'al is really God, then let him fight his own battles.

Verse 33, "then all the Midianites, and the Amalekites, and the people of the east gathered together, and they crossed over and encamped in the valley of Jezreel. But the Spirit of the Lord came upon Gideon. Then he blew his trumpet and the Abies, the Abiezrites gathered behind him. And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh who also gathered behind him. He also sent messengers to Asher, Zebulon, and Naphtali, and they came up to meet them."

So the Midianites are preparing for battle. Gideon blows his trumpet. He sends out a bunch of army recruiters. He gathers 32,000 guys to fight with him. Verse 36, "so Gideon said to God, if You will save Israel by my hand, as You have said, look I shall put a fleece of wool on the threshing floor. If there is dew on the fleece only and it is dry on all the ground, then I shall know that You will save Israel by my hand."

So Gideon is again kind of doubting, OK, God are You really, really, really going to come through? I'm going to throw this fleece out, and if it's wet and all the ground is dry, then I'll believe You're in it. So that happens, and then to summarize the next few verses, he says, OK, but one more test. This is like Google 2-step authentication process. I'm going to send You a text message, God. If you write the right code back, then I know it's really You. So the first night, OK, God comes through and the fleece is wet. He rings out a bowlful of water-- weird details, but they're in the Bible. I love it. And the second night, he says, OK, now I want the ground to be wet and the fleece to be dry. And God does that.

And what I love about this is that God is patient with him. You know, God knows His frame that he is but dust. And He's patient, and He's gracious. God did not have to go through all of this to prove Himself. Now let me just say this-- because maybe some of you are struggling like, oh God, what job should I take. Let the person call at 3:43 in the afternoon, and then I will know it's Your will. And I would just encourage you, don't do that. And maybe some of you, it's just like, if the leaf falls from that tree at the right time-- that's like, Beauty and the Beast stuff, that's not Bible stuff.

And let me just say this-- Gideon is never commended for doing this. Though God cooperated and said, OK, I understand that you're weak, and I understand that you need this satisfied, Gideon's never commended for it. He's also never trying to find out what direction he should go. He's just looking for confirmation of his calling. And so let me just say this. You don't have to look for signs. You don't have to look for falling leaves.

God's given you His will when God gave you His word. See, the will of God is hidden in the word of God. And so if you open the Word of God, you spend time daily in the Word of God, then you're not going to be having a question about everything in your life. You're just going to be able to follow Him because you trust His character, you know the promises that He's given you, and you know what He's called every Christian to do. And as you do that, you're going to find satisfaction, you're going to find direction because He has given you that.

He's also given you His Spirit who dwells inside you. And Jesus said, it's actually better that I go away so that I can send this Holy Spirit who's comparable to me, He's another advocate like me. And He will help you and be with you forever. The Spirit of Truth-- you know Him for He lives with you and will be in you.

Hey, we've only got a few minutes left. And so I just want to hammer out three-- we'll just do two takeaways real quick. We'll do two takeaways real quick. The first one is this, deal with internal idols before external enemies. You say you want a revolution. We all want to change the world. Just kidding-- that was a Beatles reference. Sorry, nobody got that. I thought maybe the Beatles were a big-- OK, we all want to see revival in our land, don't we? We want to see restoration. We want to see God do amazing, crazy, big, huge things. We want to see that revival.

I think we should be working towards that. But before Gideon went into battle against 135 Midianites, you know what he did? He had to deal with the idol in his father's house first. And how foolish it was for his dad to worship something that was made by hand instead of worshipping the maker of man.

Nike, Apple, Disney, Netflix-- all things that are made by human hands that are fairly easy for us to worship, fairly easy for us to make idols in our lives. And I'm not saying like-- oh, if you've got Netflix-- I've got Netflix. But I'm just saying, if it becomes an idol, if looking at sneakers all night and trying to buy the nicest sneakers, and always have the best, and always looking for status, and if something has become an idol, I would encourage you, take serious steps to cut those things out of your life. Because idolatry, worshipping anything other than God-- first off, it's not going to satisfy you, and second off, it's going to keep you from the fullness of all the land that God does have for you to take.

And so deal with those internal idols before you try taking on the external enemies of this world.

The second thing, and I'll leave you with this, is be the answer to your own prayer. Be the answer to your own prayer. Gideon, in the first few verses of this passage, is crying out, God, if You're really with us, why haven't we seen these miracles. I'd really love to see some deliverance. I'd really love to see You do some amazing things on behalf of the children of Israel. And God says, I'm calling you, buddy. So Gideon steps up. God is with him. If you read through chapter 7, chapter 8, you're going to see there's some pretty phenomenal things that happen. But it wasn't Gideon praying, OK, God, send somebody, send somebody, send somebody, and then never answer the call when it came. He got up and said, OK, I'm going to do that.

And so for you, what's burning in your heart? What things do you hate that are happening? Maybe for you, you're just so angry that New Mexico is the leader in childhood hunger. Maybe for you, you hate that our education is so messed up in this state. And so you're praying, God, fix that, fix that, fix that, fix that. What are you going to do to answer that prayer that you're petitioning? What's burning in your heart? Take one step. Take one step in faith in the direction to seeing that problem fixed.

God, we give this time to You. We give ourselves to You. We give the rest of this night to You. And we're just amazed. We're amazed that You would come, spread Your arms open for those of us who have mocked You, who have hated You, who have sinned against You. It was our sin that put You on that cross, and we're so grateful that You suffered that cross for Our sake. We just want to say thank You even though we're ashamed of our sin. But we know that we don't have to live in shame because repentance brings refreshing. And you're a good God, and we don't have to live in regret. Because You've got greater things ahead, and You're transforming us from glory to glory. God, we ask that You would be glorified in our lives. We pray these things in Jesus' name. Amen.

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Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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10/28/1996
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Guest Speaker John Walvoord
John Walvoord
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8/27/1997
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Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
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Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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10/5/1997
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Guest Speaker Sherwood Wirt
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Guest Speaker Sherwood Wirt from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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4/23/1998
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Festival 1998 Prayer Rally
Chuck Smith
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Festival 1998 Prayer Rally by Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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5/24/1998
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Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson
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Guest Speaker Roy Gustafson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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10/25/1999
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Desert Years
Chuck Smith
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Desert Years by Chuck Smith from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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7/30/2000
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None of These Things Move Me
Acts 20:17-24
Don McClure
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1/24/2001
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Making Failure a Friend
Luke 5:4-8
Chip Lusko
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4/17/2002
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Where Is The World Going?
2 Peter 3:2-12
Chip Lusko
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4/21/2002
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Guest Speaker John Miller
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Guest Speaker John Miller from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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7/7/2002
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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7/10/2002
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The Message In The Mirror
2 Corinthians 3:17
Chip Lusko
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9/8/2002
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Seven Steps to Revival
Sami Dagher
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10/27/2002
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A Last Days Survival Guide
Revelation 22:16-21
Scott Richards
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A Last Days Survival Guide - Revelation 22:16-21 by Scott Richards from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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1/5/2003
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God's Ultimate Requirement-Love
Dave Row
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God's Ultimate Requirement-Love by Dave Row from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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5/7/2003
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Resistance Training
2 Corinthians 1:3-11
Neil Ortiz
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Resistance Training - 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 by Neil Ortiz from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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5/11/2003
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Guest Speaker Don Richardson
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Guest Speaker Don Richardson from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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5/14/2003
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Currency of the Kingdom: Winning When You Die
Matthew 6:19-21
Chip Lusko
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5/18/2003
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Heart of the Minister
Gino Geraci
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Heart of the Minister by Gino Geraci from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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6/4/2003
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Guest Speaker Dave Row
Matthew 20:20-28
Dave Row
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Guest Speaker Dave Row - Matthew 20: 20-28 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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6/8/2003
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Guest Speaker Raul Ries
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Guest Speaker Raul Ries from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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6/11/2003
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Guest Speaker Dave Row
Matthew 25:14-30
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Guest Speaker Dave Row - Matthew 25:14-30 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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6/15/2003
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Guest Speaker Mike Finizio
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Guest Speaker Mike Finizio from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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7/16/2003
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Guest Speaker Nelson Walker
Isaiah 6
Nelson Walker
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Guest Speaker Nelson Walker - Isaiah 6 from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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9/3/2003
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Guest Speaker Paul Scozzafava
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Guest Speaker Paul Scozzafava from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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9/7/2003
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Guest Speaker Robert Furrow
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Guest Speaker Robert Furrow from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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9/10/2003
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The Arm of the Lord Revealed
Isaiah 53
Lew Phelps
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The Arm of the Lord Revealed - Isaiah 53 by Lew Phelps from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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10/29/2003
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Guest Speaker Matthew Ellison
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Guest Speaker Matthew Ellison from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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11/30/2003
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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1/7/2004
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan from our Guest Speaker series at Calvary Albuquerque.
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1/28/2004
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Underestimating God
Ephesians
Chip Lusko
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2/25/2004
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1 Kings 12 - 14
1 Kings 12-14
Dave Row
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2/29/2004
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Guest Speaker John Miller
Psalms 23
John Miller
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3/3/2004
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1 Kings 15
1 Kings 15
Bill Holdridge
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4/28/2004
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For Our Good and His Glory
Romans 8:28
Dave Row
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5/19/2004
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God Wants Your Attention!
Revelation 16:1-11
Terry Gray
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7/14/2004
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Dealing with Doubt
Matthew 11:1-11
Dave Row
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7/25/2004
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God's Perfecting Work
Matthew 5:48
Mike Finizio
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7/28/2004
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When the Found Become Lost
Matthew 6:19-24
Neil Ortiz
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11/3/2004
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
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12/22/2004
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The Shepherd of Bethlehem
Bill Welsh
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12/29/2004
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Risking it All
Matthew 10:34-39
Matt Ellison
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1/23/2005
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Guest Speaker Don McClure
Don McClure
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1/26/2005
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Guest Speaker Greg Opean
2 Kings 4:8-17
Greg Opean
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3/2/2005
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Guest Speaker Greg Laurie
Greg Laurie
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3/9/2005
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Guest Speaker Gayle Erwin
Gayle Erwin
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4/6/2005
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Talking to God
Matthew 6:5-13
Dave Row
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4/17/2005
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The Nourishing to the Inner man
Ephesians 3
Pancho Juarez
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6/8/2005
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Maturity: Life at the Big Table
Ephesians 4:11-15
Dave Row
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6/15/2005
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Our Body Language
Romans 12:1-12
Alan Brooks
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8/24/2005
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How Jesus prays for us
John 17
Bill Holdridge
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Ever wonder why or how Jesus prays for us and that if we know He does, how should we really be acting and thinking? Our guest speaker Pastor Bill brings out the vital points of prayer teaching how Jesus prays for us. The Apostles and Disciples hear the beautiful words of their master as Jesus speaks to His Father about us. As we hear and read the prayers of Jesus we must never forget that Jesus is full of thoughts of us and He will be praying for those who love him. So, do you want to know what Jesus prays for you?
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8/28/2005
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The Pearl of Great Price
Matthew 13:45-46
Malcolm Wild
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8/31/2005
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Acts 18:1-11
Acts 18:1-11
Tom Stipe
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Paul was a man who went to the people; he did not wait for the people to come to him. Are you waiting for those to hear you preach or teach or are you willing to go out and bring the gospel to men? Senior Pastor Tom Stipe of Crossroads Church in Denver brings us a vital message from the book of ACTS concerning our approach in preaching the gospel and uses Paul as the example of how a single man brought the gospel to folks in his sphere of influence. Pastor Tom challenges us to not be afraid or have fear when we do preach the gospel. Are you willing to step out and be confronted by the public, friends or loved ones? God did through Jesus, so why not you?
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10/5/2005
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Before...
Isaiah 6:1-8
Matthew Ellison
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10/9/2005
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Garment of Perfection
Colossians 3:12-17
Al Pittman
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12/21/2005
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The Jesus Painter
Mike Lewis
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12/28/2005
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Guest Speaker: Paul Scozzafava
Matthew 7:15-23
Paul Scozzafava
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Do you believe every thing you see and hear? Do you know how to discern what is true and what is false? Would you recognize a false prophet? Senior Pastor Paul Scozzafava, from Calvary Santa Fe, gives us three import things to understand in our daily walk of our Christian life that will help us discern what is good and right and who it is that is not. Be sure of who you are and who you belong to, for God, through Jesus, will have it no other way. So, do you know?
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12/31/2005
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New Year's Eve 2005
Chip Lusko
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1/1/2006
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Guest Speaker Greg Opean
Ezra 3:1-7
Greg Opean
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Who among us has not failed? Who among us can truthfully say I can make it on my own? The Israelites failed and walked in disobedience, but God used and allowed circumstances to bring His people back to a place of worship. Pastor Greg Opean presents a stimulating message of returning to the God of our lives as we read in the Book of Ezra how the people met and rebuilt the alter of God to renew their worship with God.
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1/4/2006
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Beloved, How Shall We Live?
2 Peter 3:1-13
Dave Row
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How shall we live if we are so loved? How should we act if we are given so much? And how is it that we still cling to things that will be burned up? Peter advises believers on how to live in the face of scoffers and mockers. He urges the believer to live in a way that is unmovable in perilous times. Pastor Dave Row delivers a stimulating message from 2 Peter on how we are to live knowing that the Lord is coming. If we know this then, Beloved How Shall We Live? The answer is holy, wholly, and ready at any moment for the coming of our Lord!
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1/18/2006
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All in the Family
1 Corinthians 11:17-34
Dave Row
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Do you drink from the communion cup to merely quench your physical thirst or do you drink it in communion with the body of Christ and with the Lord as your focus? Paul writes to the Corinthian church stressing the importance of putting aside selfishness and coming together for the right reasons. Pastor Dave Row brings thought provoking insights into the real communion of the body of Christ and why we join to celebrate the remembrance of Jesus. So, do you simply enjoy the meal on the table or do you enjoy the One who put the food on the table?
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2/12/2006
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Divine Breathings
Colossians 4:1-9
Ray Bentley
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Have you ever said something concerning God and knew that it was not from you? Or have you ever done something for someone that was good and you knew it was way out of your character? Well you're not alone. Paul did many things concerning the work of God and knew that God gave him the Divine Breathings of the Holy Spirit to do them. Guest speaker Pastor Ray Bentley provides thought provoking words that will stir you to evaluate your prayer life and your walk in Christ before others.
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3/1/2006
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Love Never Fails
1 Corinthians 13
Dave Row
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Is it true that All you need is love? The rock group The Beatles seemed to think so, Paul the Apostle thought so, and you should also think so. Love is what God is all about, for love is the very nature of God. Pastor Dave Row speaks to us about love, what it is, and what it is not. Pastor Dave shares from the book of I Corinthians, Chapter 13, breaking down the elements of love. If there is one thing you can count on concerning love, it is that Love Never Fails. Pastor Row presents three aspects of love that we should know, including The Significance of Love, The Substance of Love, and The Superiority of Love.
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3/5/2006
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Guest Speaker Don McClure
Psalms 46
Don McClure
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God tells us to be still and to know that He is God. Do you rest in Him when the storms come, or do you run to the confines of your mind to figure things out? David knew God and the peace and rest that can be found in Him. Pastor Don McClure reminds us of a different world where we should dwell as we grow in our understanding of the things God would have us to do in times of trouble. Psalm 46:10 tells us to be still and know that He is God. Are you too busy to know God on a deep level or do you dwell in the throne room of your Lord and receive His strength for your refuge? God has a plan for you and it can only be for good. Step into His world and know Him.
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The Beauty of Brokenness
Psalms 51
Chip Lusko
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Has God broken you? Have you remained humble? What does it take to live in a place of brokenness so you will be readily used by God? In Psalm 51, David speaks about how God will use a contrite and broken heart. Pastor Chip Lusko brings insight into this Psalm as we hear how brokenness forms a beauty that God delights in. Are you willing to be broken or will you remain aloof and hope God will use you? Think about it.
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3/12/2006
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The Heart of the One God Uses
Nehemiah 1:1-4
Robert Furrow
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Have you longed to be used by God? What does it take to be used of God? Nehemiah prepared his heart with prayer and fasting, David prepared his heart during a long night with the sheep. Both Nehemiah and David knew the God of their fathers. Pastor Robert Furrow provides clarity from the book of Nehemiah with insights on "Having a Usable Heart Before God." If you desire to be used by God you will need to have a Usable Heart Before God.
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3/15/2006
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The Beatitudes
Matthew 5:1-12
Calvary Pastors
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Do we have blessings from God? If so, do we know what they are? In the book of Matthew we find a list of blessings that Jesus proclaims can be ours. Pastors Nelson Walker, Dale Coffing, Neil Ortiz, and Alan Brooks joined together to bring us insight into the Beatitudes. We should be encouraged to personalize these blessings for digestion into our soul.
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3/19/2006
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Be Filled With the Spirit
Ephesians 5:18-21
John Miller
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What does it mean to be filled with the Holy Spirit? How do you know if you are filled with the Holy Spirit? The book of Ephesians helps us understand what it means to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Pastor John Miller conveys four key points on how to be filled with the Holy Spirit and the consequence of this filling of the Spirit.
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3/22/2006
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Eyewitnesses
1 John 1:1-4
Dave Row
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News media resources count on names such as "Eyewitness News" or "Action News" because these names say something about their mission. Have you been faithful to repeat what you have seen or heard about Jesus Christ? The Book of 1 John gives us keen insight into the heart of John as Pastor Dave Rowe elaborates on the writings of John from the perspective of joy. Pastor Dave challenges us to seek this joy by telling others about Jesus. So, as you share about Jesus, notice that your joy becomes complete.
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3/26/2006
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The Perfect Diet
John 4:31-38
Dave Row
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What foods do you enjoy and how much do you enjoy them? Jesus had food that the disciples thought they understood, but clearly they where thinking on an earthly plain. Senior Pastor Dave Row takes us to a place that will challenge our hearts and minds as we learn just what The Perfect Diet is for us. Pastor Dave gives us several things to consider as we look at the perspective of the Apostles versus the perspective of Jesus. So, are you eating junk or do you have a heavenly diet?
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3/29/2006
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Light vs. Darkness
1 John 1:5-2:2
Dave Row
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Can light and darkness join as one? Can God take away our darkness and bring us into the glorious light? The Apostle John writes in 1 John that God is light and in Him there is no darkness at all. This statement is the very truth that gives us hope for our God is holy and full of light. Many may offer light, but only One is the true light and that One is the Son of God, Jesus Christ. So, what is your light?
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4/2/2006
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Does God Speak Today?
Psalms 19
Scott Richards
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Does God really speak to us? If so, how does this happen? If it does happened, how do I know what He's saying? These are good questions and a young King David learned the answers to these questions in God's outdoor classroom. God speaks to us in a still small voice and gives us His word to confirm His love for us. You can know that God does speak to us today by becoming His child and reading His word. In these ways we can see how God leads us from glory to glory. So, how about you? Are you tuning in on the right frequency or are you still dialing through the world of stations?
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4/5/2006
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Behavior vs. Bravado
1 John 2:3-11
Dave Row
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Some questions are hard to ask sometimes, especially if those questions are directed at us. Questions like "Do we really love God?", "How do we know we love God?", and "What does it look like to love God?" can really be tough. Many good men strive to do what is right, but unless we know God and we follow His commandments we do not know the truth. John writes words aimed at helping us understand the free will choice we have to make daily to love God. So, if you really want to understand what it means to have a deep love for God or to know where you stand, just listen to what John has to say to us through the Holy Spirit.
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4/9/2006
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Samson - a life of Compromise
Judges 13-16
Brian Michaels
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What does it take to keep a promise or vow? Do we really understand the commitment of keeping our words? In the book of Judges Samson clearly demonstrates that he neither understood nor took seriously the instructions of his parents concerning the keeping of the Nazirite vow. We will see that compromise leads to more compromise and ultimately to our demise. But God is gracious and if we repent and turn from our evil ways God will, as He did with Samson, grant us grace. So, when you sign that paper, say those words, or make that promise…, be sure you understand what it's all about.
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Permanent Love vs. Passing Lust
1 John 2:12-17
Dave Row
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As a believer, are you ready to choose between the passing pleasures of sin or staying the course even if you are called to suffer? The way you live your life is a testimony to the internal nature of your convictions. Any way that leads away from the Lord leads to destruction. This world and its destructive lusts will come to an end, but one who is continually doing the will of God has a front row seat to eternity. Where is your seat located, in the aisle of destruction or on the front row or eternity?
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4/16/2006
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Easter Sunrise Service 2006
Ryan Dobson
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Jesus Christ is risen! It's not about a fancy holiday outfit, candy, or anything other than the fact that He is risen. Are you passionate about your walk with Him? Are you committed to do the things He calls you to? Considering the love He has for each one of us, the sacrifice He made for each one of us, and the depth of knowledge He has about each one of us, can we offer anything less than a passionate commitment to everything He has for us? Do you really want anything less than His best in for life? Join us for a very special Easter message by guest teacher Ryan Dobson, entitled The Power of Passion.
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4/19/2006
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Will the real believer please stand up?
1 John 2:18-29
Dave Row
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Are you willing to stand up for the cross of Christ, or are you content to hear only what you want to believe? How do you know who the real believers are, and if you do recognize them are you willing to follow? John writes in 1 John 2:18-29 about how to recognize the real Christian and how to spot the false one. The marks of a true believer are clear to all as John speaks of the telltale attributes of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life. So, are you among the true believes or are you sitting in with those who really oppose the Gospel of Christ?
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4/23/2006
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The Power of a Resurrected Life
Philippians 3:10
Dave Row
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What power do you know of that can raise a person from the dead and then give a promise to do the same for you? We all were dead in our sins, but through the resurrection of Christ we now have the re-birth needed to live. Paul writes to the Philippians about the Power of a Resurrected Life as part of the knowledge we need to live a life before those who do not know Jesus. Paul showed us, as Christ did, that to live is to die and to die is to live only through a resurrected life. There is power we can know only if we know the One who bore our sins and gave us eternal life. If you want to know that power, the Apostle Paul has some words for you.
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4/26/2006
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The Children of God pt. 1 - Godly Living
1 John 3:1-9
Dave Row
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How would you describe the state of your family life? Is it close, comforting, and encouraging? Or is it not quite what you had always hoped for? As Christians, we are part of God's family, the family of all families. We are bathed in His love and have access to all of the benefits of being His children. But if we abandon His invitation to join this family we automatically become members of the family of sin and there simply are no benefits associated with this family. So think about which family portrait you would like to be part of – God's Family Portrait or Sin's Family Portrait.
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4/30/2006
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The Doctrine of Recompense
Jeremiah 38
Pancho Juarez
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Do you ever ask yourself when all of your hard work will finally pay off? If you are a Christian, you are on a deferred payment plan. You might be rewarded here on earth, but the real benefits are gained in heaven. Who and what are you working for today? If it's self and earthly gain, you're missing out on the best that the Lord has for you.
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5/3/2006
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The Children of God pt. 2 - Godly Loving
1 John 3:10-24
Dave Row
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Christians are commanded to love, but who are we commanded to love? How do we express that love? Why should we love? As we delve deeper into what it means to be a child of God, we will learn about four different types of love, how this love is to be applied, and the reasons for loving one another. So perform a quick self-test on your heart and prepare to be challenged and encouraged as you learn more about applying godly love in your life.
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5/7/2006
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Will You Go Away
John 6:60-69
David Rosales
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We all face challenges, difficulties, and heartbreak in this life, but not all of us turn to the same place for comfort and direction. When faced with crisis, where do you turn? Do you become disappointed with the Lord and fall away, or do you run to Him and seek His shelter? Join Pastor David Rosales as he provides Biblical insight on how we should answer the age old question Will You Go Away?
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5/10/2006
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True or False, You Must Decide
1 John 4:1-6
Dave Row
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How concerned are you with what is true and what is not? Are you willing to jump on the latest craze, trend, or system of beliefs? Have you stopped to consider the source? We all serve somebody and their particular ideas and events. The driving force behind all that we think and do should be Jesus Himself through His Holy Spirit. Join Pastor Dave Row as he gives us Biblical reasons and methods for testing every spirit and avoiding the voice of the enemy.
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5/14/2006
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Genuine Faith: Nature and Nurture
2 Timothy 1:5
Dave Row
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Where does genuine faith come from? Is it inherited or does it come from being loved and nurtured? Or could it be a combination of these two factors? What does genuine faith look like? Is there a process or method involved in attaining it? Join Pastor Dave Row as he teaches about the true source of genuine faith and the role we should take in helping others along their journey in developing their faith.
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5/17/2006
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Communion Service
Calvary Pastors
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As we celebrate the work of our Lord and Savior during this Communion service, think back about 2,000 years ago to the very first Lord's Supper. We celebrate today in much the same manner as they did so very long ago. Join us as we delve deeper into this celebration that all believers are commanded to partake of on a regular basis. Come with us as we look Communion from three different perspectives; the past, the present, and the future.
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5/21/2006
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Breakthrough in a Breakdown
2 Kings 4:1-7
Al Pittman
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We have all gone through times when we wondered if we could make it even one more hour. We have all been on the verge of a breakdown, but where did you seek refuge? Did you withdraw and suffer alone? Did you turn to a friend or loved one for help? Join Pastor Al Pittman as he sheds light on how we can experience a breakthrough in the midst of a breakdown by relying on our faith in the Lord, being broken before Him, and having intimate times prayer and fellowship with Him. Through His presence in the life of every believer, He has already given us all that we need to successfully transition from breakdown to breakthrough.
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5/24/2006
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The Love of God
1 John 4:7-14
Dave Row
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When others describe you, what do they say? Are you described as a great business person, a scholar, or an athlete? While these descriptions are not bad, they are lacking the key ingredient that marks us as believers. This key ingredient is love. Join Pastor Dave Row as he delves deeper into The Love of God, what it means to the believer, and how it can forever change a lost and hurting world.
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5/28/2006
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The Divine Code
2 Timothy 3:16-17
Dave Row
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All of us have read books and some of those books stirred our hearts but did you know that the Bible can stir your heart to know and understand the deep truths of God? In II Timothy we read that all scripture is given by the inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, correction, reproof and instruction in righteousness. Why? So that we may know how to dispel false doctrine and equip others to stand in the faith they have been given. What do you think about the word of God and do you believe that all scripture is given by the inspiration of God? Timothy writes to us by the Holy Spirit that we can know and be assured that the word of God is the Word of God…, and that's a fact you can believe and know, so get into the word and live.
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5/31/2006
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The Love of God - Part 2
1 John 4:15-21
Dave Row
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What are you afraid of and why? Did you know that God says to fear not? Did you know that your past and future is in God by Jesus Christ and you have not need to fear? Perfect love casts out fear as the Apostle John writes in First John Chapter 4, if a man fears he is not made perfect in love. All of God's love is for us and in us, so if you really want to know God's love you must abide in Him and He will abide in you. Yes, God is for you and loves you completely, but, will you let Him?
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6/4/2006
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Love on Display
Romans 5:6-11
Dave Row
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Do you know of anyone who would die for you? Do you know anyone that would trade their life of liberty for your life of sin and death? There is one who did all that for you, Jesus Christ is that one. The book of Romans, chapter 5 discusses the love of God and how God chooses to demonstrate it. God looked down from this Holy thrown and saw you and loved you and wanted you and sent His Son to die, all so He could have you for His own…, but you must choose that…, will you? Think about it.
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6/7/2006
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Divine Appointments with Disappointment: Lessons from the Life of Joseph
Neil Ortiz
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How do you view the inevitable disappointments that you encounter in your life? Do they weigh you down and affect your walk with the Lord? Do they cause you to question how or even if He cares for you? In tonight's lesson we will look at disappointment very carefully. We will examine its nature, learn how we can trust God in the face of it, and look at some of the ways He uses it to further His work through us. Join Pastor Neil Ortiz as he sheds new light on a topic that affects us all.
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6/11/2006
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Sodom: The Discovery of a Lost City
Dr. Steven Collins
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Why would anyone be interested in finding where a city such as Sodom was once located? Is it a matter of simple curiosity, or is there a deeper, more important reason to pursue such an endeavor? Join Dr. Steven Collins as he shares valuable information about what he and his associates have found and why it is important to all believers.
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6/18/2006
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Refreshment
2 Chronicles 30-31
Bill Goodrich
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Nothing tastes better on a hot day than a tall, cold glass of water. It refreshes the body like nothing else can. When life starts to get you down or a little hot under the collar, where do you go for refreshment? Join Pastor Bill Goodrich as he shares insight and information on how we need to pray to bring about a spiritual revival that will refresh our souls more completely than that cool water can refresh our bodies.
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6/21/2006
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A Potent Faith
1 John 5:1-8
Dave Row
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We all have all experienced times when things just seems to go wrong. It may be a conflict with someone close to us, an illness, or any one of a number of issues or events that seem bent on bringing us down. How do you respond in these times? As believers, we do not need to live a defeated life. Though we may face persecution, physical pain, or sorrow, there is joy that overpowers it all because God has put His Spirit within us. Join Pastor Dave Row as he continues in this teaching series through the book of 1 John and learn more about possessing a potent faith that is available to all believers.
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6/28/2006
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Who are We?
1 Corinthians 12
Alan Brooks
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How would you define your role in the church? Are you involved with the youth? Do you greet people as they come through the doors? Do you pray for others in the body? What ever your role, realize that you are an integral part of the ministry. It takes an entire body of believers acting upon what God has called them to do to make a church. Join Pastor Alan Brooks as he sheds more light on who we, as members of the body of Christ, really are in Him.
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7/2/2006
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Guest Speaker Raul Ries
Raul Ries
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Every day of our life is full of opportunity. Some of these opportunities are acted upon, while some are missed. More importantly, some of these opportunities have the possibility of changing the eternal destination of someone close to you. As you begin each day, remember the responsibility you have to seize every opportunity God gives you to make a real difference in someone's life. If you fail to do so, the consequences just might be eternal for a friend or loved one. Join Pastor Raul Ries as he encourages us rise up out of our complacency and make a real impact on the lives of those around us.
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7/5/2006
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The Ministry of Reconciliation
2 Corinthians 5:14-21
Chip Lusko
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There are times when life seems full of disappointment, strife, hurt, and severed or damaged relationships. Each person has a choice to make when faced with these types of disappointments, to follow a path of vengeance or to opt for the path of reconciliation. As believers who choose the path of reconciliation, realize that we are not alone as we travel this path. We have the hand of God helping and directing us along the way. Join Pastor Chip Lusko as he delves deeper into this topic of reconciliation and what it truly means to be an ambassador for the King.
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7/9/2006
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A new song for a new season
Psalm 40
Bill Welsh
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Ever wonder how much God thinks about you? Do you know the thoughts God has about you and what God wants for you? King David wrote many Psalms and in these Psalms, David expressed the times of His life so we may know the heart of a man that God calls, "a man after God's own heart". As we wait for the Lord and cry out to Him and trust Him, God will bring you up and out of anything you may be facing, so, take heart and be of good cheer for your God is on the move!!!!..., think about it.
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7/12/2006
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Witnesses of the Truth
1 John 5:6-13
Dave Row
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Have you overcome the world? Do you know how to overcome the world? Is your family strong enough to overcome the world? The Apostle John writes in First John Chapter 5 concerning how we can know that we have overcome the world. But what is it to really do just that? John says, it is our faith in God and in His Son Jesus Christ that overcomes the world. The question here is; do you know who God is and His Son or do you just know of Him? Your family will get you through this life but only Jesus can bring you beyond this world to His Father and all of it by His love, do you want this love or will you turn and trust in your worldly family? Think about it.
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7/16/2006
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A Bridge Of Hope
Mark 9:36-37
K.P. Yohannan
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How do you see you're self in the eyes of God, as little children or as one needing to become one? We all have a need to be loved and taken care of and Jesus is able to do that, Jesus told a story that is repeated in three of the four gospels about taking a child in His arms. This story is asking you to be that child and to see others as little children who are seeking a father, the Father. So, are you being taught by the Holy Spirit as a little child or are you too old for that…, think about it.
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7/19/2006
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Praying 101
1 John 5:13-15
Dave Row
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Do you believe that God hears you or do you just believe God does not want to hear from you? If God hears you do you really believe God will grant what you ask of Him? The Apostle John in 1 John 5, writes to us concerning having confidence that if we ask anything in His name (Jesus) He will hear us. Is that really true? John knows it to be and so can you. God wants you to know that He is available to you anytime and for any reason…, you just have to come and ask. So, as you think about this ask God to show you and you will see that God is able to do all things for you according to His will, but it all start with meeting, asking and believing in Him.
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7/26/2006
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Sin, Death and Idols
1 John 5:16-21
Dave Row
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Sin affects us all and without the knowledge of God's word we would not know sin and be lost. John writes in chapter 5 concerning sin and how we are to understand sin and its nature. Sin all started with pride in Lucifer and in the disobeying of Eve and Adam but all sin can be dealt with by one simple act…, repentance. Are you in a state of sin or are you in the loving peace and care of Christ? God calls us to be set free from sin and live free. So will you accept God's gift or grace or will you hold onto what you think is right?
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8/2/2006
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Rewind, Remember, Resolve
1 John 5:18-21
Dave Row
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Abiding in Christ will keep you from the wicked one for God wants us to understand Him and know that we are born of God. Are you born of God? Can you really say, I am His and He is mine? This is the confidence we have in Christ, that Jesus died and rose again by the will of God and in this we who believe are born of God. John writes to us in 1 John 5 concerning who we are in Christ and how we can and do know that we belong to God. So, have you learned that your faith overcomes the world or are you still looking to the things of the world and its wisdom to help you overcome? Know this, God is yours, you only need to ask and receive Christ, will you?
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8/16/2006
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Characteristics of a Christian Community
2 John
Dave Row
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8/23/2006
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Character in Conflict - When Motives Collide
3 John
Dave Row
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How often do you spread the news of someone you know who is walking in Christ that is having a great impact on others to the strengthening of the faith of many? In Third John the elder Apostle gives us two great examples of men who have kept the faith in unselfishness, impacting many to Christ. But John also exposes a man who thinks of himself first instead of bringing Christ to light. These people are selfish, prideful and without wisdom, from these put yourself at distance. Do you spread the faith in humility putting the light on Christ or are you keeping the praise for yourself putting light on you?
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9/6/2006
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What Does Natural Selection Really Explain?
Dr. Paul Nelson
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10/18/2006
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Faith and Your Feelings
Matthew 28:1-8
Scott Richards
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10/29/2006
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Are We Living in the Last Days?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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11/8/2006
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Humility, God's Cure for an Unhealthy Heart
James 4:6-10
Dave Row
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11/12/2006
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All Things Working Together For Good
Romans 8:28
John Miller
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11/26/2006
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
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12/13/2006
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The Shepherd of Bethlehem
Bill Welsh
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1/7/2007
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The Solomon Complex
1 Kings;1 Samuel 12:24-25
Levi Lusko
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1/10/2007
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The Tongue: A Megaphone of the Heart
James 3:1-13
Dave Row
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2/11/2007
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God's Heart of Compassion: Touching the Epicenter with the Love of Jesus
Joel C. Rosenberg
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3/21/2007
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Jesus: Dead or Alive
Dr. Steven Collins
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3/25/2007
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A Closer Walk with Jesus
Hebrews 11:6
Dave Row
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4/18/2007
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Paul's Recipe For Joy
Philippians 2
Alan Brooks
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4/22/2007
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Understanding the Times
Romans 13:11-14
John Miller
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5/23/2007
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When God Throws a Party
Leviticus 25
Chip Lusko
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5/30/2007
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Joseph: From Dreamer to Leader
Genesis 37 - 50
Dave Row
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6/3/2007
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Living for Eternity
Matthew 9:35-40
K.P. Yohannan
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K.P. Yohannan shares his passion on Living for Eternity.
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6/6/2007
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But That is Not The Way I Planned It!
Matthew 16:21-23
Nelson Walker
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6/24/2007
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He Who Wins Souls Is Wise
Proverbs 11:30
Raul Ries
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9/2/2007
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CASH will guide us to Eternity
Philippians 1:19-26
Pancho Juarez
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10/17/2007
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Eternally Tattooed
2 Corinthians 3:3
Levi Lusko
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10/21/2007
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The Great Race
Hebrews 12:1-2
Al Pittman
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11/28/2007
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Update on the Discovery of Sodom
Dr. Steven Collins
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12/2/2007
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A Down to Earth Look at Love
Isaiah 64
Dr. Bob Botsford
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Lessons From A Tent
Terry Gray
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Terry taught a very spiritual rich message about what the LORD has taught him during him time as a pastor in El Paso, Texas. Particularly he explains some of the very important lessons he's learn while their church was in a tent for four years. He used these verses during his message: Philippians 4:11-13; 1 Timothy 6:6; Deuteronomy 6:10-12; 1 Peter 2:11; 1 Peter 5:5-6; Psalm 138:8
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4/6/2008
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Winning the Battle Within
Matthew 5:27-30; Exodus 17:9-16
Robert Furrow
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4/9/2008
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Your Response Is Crucial
Jonah 1-4
Kevin Miller
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4/13/2008
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It's Not the Economy, Stupid!
Matthew 6:19-34
Bob Shank
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4/20/2008
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Lord, Open Our Eyes, That We May See
2 Kings 6:8-17
Joel C. Rosenberg
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5/28/2008
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Living a Relevant Life
Matthew 5:13-16
Dr. David Jeremiah
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7/6/2008
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Heart Fix
John 14:1-6
Pedro Garcia
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7/30/2008
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Entering God's Land of Promise
Joshua 1-24
Dave Row
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8/3/2008
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Sex and the Scriptures: The Right Way to Date
Song_of_Solomon 1:9-2:7
Levi Lusko
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I. Respect II. Cultivate III. Restraint
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The O2 Experience - Session One: Life and Death
Levi Lusko
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The O2 Experience - Session Two: Sex and Romance
Levi Lusko
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8/27/2008
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What would you do if the Bible were true?
2 Timothy 3:16-17
Chip Lusko
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8/31/2008
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Going For The Gold
1 Corinthians 3; 1 Thessalonians 1
Dr. Ross Rhoads
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9/28/2008
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The Case for the Real Jesus
1 Corinthians 15:17; John 10:30
Lee Strobel
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Who is Jesus? Lee Strobel tackles this question in his message, "The Case for the Real Jesus," looking at the biblical and historical evidence of who Jesus really was and His divine purpose on earth. In a time where the identity and message of Jesus is under constant attack, this message focuses on rediscovering the truth of our Savior.
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10/5/2008
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The Second Coming of Christ
Revelation 19:10
Tim LaHaye
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Guest Speaker Greg Laurie
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11/12/2008
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Will the Church Survive?
Matthew 16:18
Chip Lusko
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Guest Speaker Ray Bentley
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
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12/3/2008
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When God Comes to Church
John 2:13-15
Nate Heitzig
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The Touch of Jesus
Luke 5:12-15
Chip Lusko
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A River Runs Through You
John 7:37-39
Levi Lusko
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A Spotless Church
Revelation 19:1-11
Joseph Gros
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Why Do We Have to Repent?
2 Peter 3:9
Raul Ries
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Pastor Raul Ries of Calvary Chapel Golden Springs joined us as our guest speaker at all four services on March 7-8. We turned our Bibles to 2 Peter 3:9 to read the scripture and hear from Pastor Raul in a message titled, "Why do we have to repent?"
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Guest Speaker Chuck Missler
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4/19/2009
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Jesus in Disguise
Luke 24:13-35
Gino Geraci
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I. Jesus: In Disguise (vv. 13-16)


II. Jesus: The Hope In Shattered Dreams (vv. 17-24)


III. Jesus: The Promise In All The Scriptures (vv. 27-35)
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7/19/2009
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Abraham - Three Aspects of Faith
Hebrews 11
Don McClure
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Three aspects of faith; #1 Going out, not knowing where you're going (v8) #2 Staying out in faith (v14) #3 Stepping out in faith
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9/20/2009
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The Unexpected Adventure
Matthew 5:13-16
Lee Strobel
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Have you experienced the Lord's work through you in unexpected ways? The world around us is hurting and hungry. In this message, we'll explore what it means to be salt and light to those around us and learn to be ready for "The Unexpected Adventure."
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11/4/2009
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Forsaken By God
Psalm 22
Nate Heitzig
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Have you ever felt alone, totally abandoned? While we may feel that way from time to time, we have never truly been forsaken, because Jesus endured it on our behalf. Alone on the cross, forsaken by the Father, suffering at the hands of sinners, Jesus sacrificed his life for those who tormented Him. How will you respond to Him?
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11/8/2009
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Guest Speaker - Sean McDowell
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How important is a Biblical worldview? Is it really necessary for Christians to consider life in light of the Bible? In this message from Sean McDowell, we'll examine the troublesome trend of evangelical teens exiting the church and the importance of loving the Lord with all your mind.
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Guest Speaker: Franklin Graham
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What assurance do you have that you'll go to heaven? What is required to receive eternal life? Church membership and religious symbols can offer a false sense of spiritual security, but in this message from guest speaker Franklin Graham we'll hear a clear and concise explanation of God's plan of salvation. We'll hear about Nicodemus and his conversation with Jesus under the cover of night and we'll learn about God's love and forgiveness for all who are willing to come.
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Israel's Dark Hour
Ezekiel 8
Chip Lusko
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False thoughts, false worship, and false gods - in a vision from God, Ezekiel was brought face to face with the flagrant idolatry plaguing ancient Israel. It had crept into the temple of God and the hearts of His people, and their spiritual condition demanded radical action. Join us as we uncover the roots of idolatry and discover that its long shadow reaches into the church and even our own hearts.
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4/11/2010
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The Conditional Clause for the Resurrection
1 Corinthians 15:12-19
Gino Geraci
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In an era of skepticism and doubt, the resurrection comes under continual attack, but it's not an issue exclusive to our culture and time. From the beginnings of the faith, the resurrection has been challenged, although it is one of the best documented events in history. Can the dead come back to life? Let's explore the evidence, and the consequences of this essential doctrine or our faith.
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4/28/2010
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Down on the Farm
Matthew 13:1-23
Dave Row
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Jesus spoke in parables to reveal truth to believers; He revealed heavenly truth through the earthly stories. In this message, we examine Jesus' Parable of the Soils, where Jesus addresses how the good news is rejected or received. Let's look at the telling, the reason, the explanation and the power of the story, and be challenged to have well-watered, weed-free hearts, that are ready to receive the implanted Word.
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Time to Engage
Judges 6
Steve Wilburn
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Where can you find a lasting satisfaction? How can you overcome your inadequacies? How can you extend hope to the hopeless? Learn God's plan and purpose for your life, and have an eternal impact on those around you when you walk in obedience to His calling. Let's take a look at the faith and failings of Gideon, and learn to see as God sees.
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Guest Speaker - Dr. Steven Collins
Dr. Steven Collins
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Why is biblical geography important? Is the Genesis narrative of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah accurate? Join us for an update from Dr. Stephen Collins about his recent excavations at Tall el-Hammam in Jordan, and why he believes he has located the biblical Sodom.
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Providence in the Midst of Pain
Romans 8:28
Brian Nixon
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What do you do with the problem of pain? Why does God allow evil to exist, and why do bad things happen to good people? Let's take a look at the sovereign will and the permissive will of God and gain a greater understanding of God's providence and the promise of His working all things to work together for good in the lives of His children.
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Guest Speaker - Dr. Ross Rhoads
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Difficult circumstances can result in bitterness. In this message from Lamentations 3, Dr. Ross Rhoads brings us a reality check. We'll consider the heart of God in allowing us to suffer consequences, and take into account the goodness revealed in the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
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Commission and Compliance
Matthew 28:16-20
Nate Heitzig
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The idea of sharing the truth about sin, and even the hope of the gospel, is paralyzing to some. We are all responsible for evangelism, so let's consider our high calling and the cost others may pay if fear hinders us from fulfilling the Great Commission. What are we afraid of?
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How to Face Temptation
James 1:13-18
John Miller
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Ever since the Garden of Eden, people have struggled with temptation. Perhaps we are tempted to lie, or gossip, or maybe it's physical lust that draws us away. If God isn't to blame, who or what is? Join us as we examine how to face temptation: its source, its course, and how to stand firm when temptation comes our way.
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Crouching Lion, Hidden Sin
Genesis 4:7;1 Peter 5:8
Chip Lusko
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What’s wrong with the world? Newscasts are replete with stories of greed, violence, and deceit. While the world has no valid explanation for the evil lurking behind every corner, God’s Word is clear: the cause of pain and suffering is sin. In this study we will look at what the Bible says about sin–its cause, its consequence and its cure.
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God Rocks the Punk
Levi Lusko
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Have you ever thought of running away from God? Though we may not pack our bags and try to physically flee, many of us try to hide ourselves from His presence. Let's take a look at the Jonah and learn how God's prepares the prophet and consider His hand of discipline in our own lives.
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In the Valley
Psalm 23
Nate Heitzig
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Through dark times and in life's shadows, the Lord is with His people. As we examine one of the best-known passages in the Old Testament, we'll learn about the tender care of the Lord in every circumstance. Whether we face financial hardships, physical difficulties, or emotional valleys, we are spiritually secure in the hands of the Good Shepherd.
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Guest Speaker - Pastor Chuck Smith
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When the unrighteous prosper, it can be discouraging. Why does it seem like the bad guy next door never has any problems? When we struggle with self-pity, we may find that we have taken our eyes off the Lord and have set them squarely on our circumstances. Let's reconsider the fate of the ungodly as we regain an eternal perspective of a life apart from God.
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Guest Speaker - Gayle Erwin
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Join us as we take a fresh look God the Father. Through the lens of Jesus, we'll focus our attention on the mountain-top revelation to Moses of God's very nature: compassionate, gracious, slow to anger, abounding in mercy and faithfulness, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion, and sin.
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Guest Speaker K.P. Yohannan
K.P. Yohannan
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What are we as believers to do about the plight of the estimated 160 million child laborers and street children in the world? What does the Lord want us do about these starving and seemingly hopeless kids? KP Yohannan compels us to put our faith into action as we consider our text from Matthew 18.
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Are the Jews the Chosen and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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Replacement theology is a frightening trend in the church. The belief that the Lord has written off the Jewish nation and that the church will be the sole recipient of God's promises is bad theology; and bad theology results in bad consequences. Let's look at the Bible and find out whether the Jews are God's chosen people and why it matters.
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11/14/2010
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Were the Jews Given the Promised Land and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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Turmoil in the Middle East including land disputes and threats from radical Islam are continually plastered across news headlines. While we don't expect radical Muslims to accept the Jewish presence in Israel, a growing number of Christians are questioning whether the Jews have a right to the Promised Land. Join us as we explore the Bible to determine whether Israel occupies land that does not belong to them. Does the Bible justify the Jewish presence in Israel?
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Why Does the World Hate Israel and the Jewish People and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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There's an intense battle raging. Throughout history, enemies have sought to annihilate the Jews and the threat of radical Islam is growing. In this message from Joel Rosenberg, we'll consider Satan's plot to destroy Israel and consider why the world hates the Jewish people.
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Does God Love Israel's Neighbors and Why Does it Matter?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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God has indeed chosen the Jewish people and given them the land of Israel, but how does He view Israel's neighbors? As we dive into God's Word, we'll see He has not given Israel license to oppress their neighbors or to create injustice. Let's listen closely to this important reminder of God's love for the world and His promises for the children of Ishmael.
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How Can the Church Bless Israel and Her Neighbors?
Joel C. Rosenberg
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As Joel wraps up the series Critical Issues Facing the Epicenter, we'll explore why Israel and the Jewish people should be important to all believers. With the return of Jesus Christ approaching, we must consider our part in blessing Israel and her neighbors and Joel will encourage us to learn, pray, give, and go. Joel also addresses questions from the congregation about current events, prophecy, and the sound interpretation of God’s Word.
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Guest Speaker - Franklin Graham
Luke 19
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Are you missing something in life? Are you searching for something, unsure of exactly what it is? As he brings us this message from Luke 19, Franklin Graham challenges us to consider our standing before God: Are your sins forgiven? Listen and learn that though we are all guilty of sin, we can receive forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ.
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When Dreams Die
Hebrews 11:24-29
Chip Lusko
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If you could do anything, what would it be? Let's consider whether our dreams are man-made or God-given as we look at the example of Moses. Faith without works is dead—how can we use our gifts fully for the glory of God?
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Happier than a Clam
Philippians 4:10-13
AJ Villegas
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Are you a happy person? That's the issue addressed in this message from Pastor AJ Villegas. We'll examine our overall outlook, and consider the difference in worldly satisfaction and true contentment. We'll learn that a proper perspective of the Lord, rather than comfortable circumstances, are the source of genuine happiness.
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4/3/2011
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Dr. Phil vs. Dr. Paul
Romans 8:1-6
Nate Heitzig
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If you really want to help yourself, then you will stop trying to fix your flesh and you will start submitting to the Spirit.
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4/20/2011
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The Seven Points of Prayer
Matthew 6:9-13
Brian Nixon
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How can we have more effective prayer lives? Let's take a brief look at "The Lord's Prayer" and consider how God Himself has instructed us to pray. We'll gain a greater understanding of how God honors our submission, our commission, and the remission or our sins.
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5/15/2011
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Money Talks
1 Timothy 6:1-19
Bob Shank
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In this message from Bob Shank, we look at God's practical instruction about money, including getting out of debt, contentment, and giving.
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5/22/2011
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Passing on the Faith to the Next Generation
Deuteronomy 6:4-9
Sean McDowell
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What is a parent's highest calling? In this message, Sean McDowell explains the role of every believer in sharing the faith with the next generation.
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8/17/2011
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Archaeology and the Bible: What the Stones are Telling us About the Scriptures
Dr. Joseph Holden
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The Bible helps us make sense of archaeology—His inerrant Word sheds light recent discoveries. As we consider this message from Dr. Holden, we'll discover that validity of the biblical history confirms and clarifies God's Word and further demonstrates God's love for man.
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8/28/2011
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Perceiving the Will of God
Romans 12:1-2
Nate Heitzig
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Does God still speak to man? Is He interested in our personal lives? Can we know the will of God? Pastor Nate Heitzig addresses these issues and more in this message.
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8/31/2011
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Finding God on The Internet
John Blandford
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Every day, millions of people around the world search the internet for God. Learn how Global Media Outreach and online missionaries are using technology to reach the world with the gospel.
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10/16/2011
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The Thin Red Line
Joshua 2
Levi Lusko
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In this study from Joshua 2, Levi Lusko discusses God’s plan of redemption as demonstrated through the life of Rahab. We’ll learn that God’s goes before us, wants to save those around us, and is not afraid of what’s behind us.
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11/6/2011
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When a Battle Isn't a Battle
Joshua 6:1-14
Kevin Miller
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If you want to see God do the impossible, you have to believe He can, then take the steps to make it happen. Those steps may seem scary and crazy at first and people around you may not understand, but God can do things that we can't even dream up. Fight the battle knowing that it’s already won!
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11/13/2011
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Absolute Truth in an Age of Uncertainty - Q & A hosted by Skip Heitzig
Dr. Ron Rhodes
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Dr. Ron Rhodes is president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries. He regularly addresses current issues in the national media, and has been a keynote speaker at conferences across the United States. Dr. Rhodes teaches cult apologetics at Veritas Evangelical Seminary and other seminaries around the country. Jump To: Dr. Ron Rhodes Testimony | Saturday | Sunday 8:00 | Sunday 9:30 | Sunday 11:15
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11/27/2011
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
2 Chronicles 33:1-16
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Like many of us, Manasseh was raised in a good home where he was taught who God is, and yet he chose to walk away. He rebelled against his father and the Lord, leading Israel into idolatry and immorality. But Manasseh repented from his evil ways, turned back to the Lord, and received God's forgiveness. In this inspiring message, Franklin Graham reminds us that no one is outside of God's reach.
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12/28/2011
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Buckle Up
1 Kings 18:41-46
Ray Del Toro
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Are your prayers rooted in God's promises? That's the issue addressed in this study from 1 Kings 18:41-46. As we consider the prayer and faith of the prophet Elijah, we'll glean important principles about bringing our requests to the Father and receiving what God has promised.
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1/11/2012
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Your Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It
James 4:13-17
Neil Ortiz
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What is your mission in life? As we study this passage from James, we gain a clearer understanding of God's plans for each of us - inwardly and outwardly. Let's consider who we are living to please and the rewards of a life lived faithfully.
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1/15/2012
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Jesus Christ, Superstar?
Philippians 2:5-11
Nate Heitzig
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While Jesus is certainly the most extraordinary and influential figure in history, opinions about His identity vary widely. Culture and experience can influence our thoughts about who He is and why He came—but what does the Bible tell us about who He is? What will you do with the real Jesus?
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4/18/2012
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Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Collins
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Drawing from 1 Peter 3:15 and 2 Peter 1:16, Dr. Collins explains our calling as believers to offer factual evidence in favor of our faith and reminds us that the Bible is a book of history, as well as a record of spiritual truth. He also shares unpublished, unprecedented archaeological discoveries including the gateway of Sodom along the southern wall of the lower city.
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5/13/2012
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The Kind of Women (and Men) That God Uses!
Luke 1:26-56
Nate Heitzig
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What does it take to be an effective Christian? Let’s take cues from Mary’s reaction to God’s will for her life, and learn how to be humble, spiritual, available, and worshipful.
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5/20/2012
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Why Redeem the Time?
Ephesians 5:15-17
Raul Ries
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We often have a pretty good grasp of how fleeting time can be. In this day and age of waxing philosophical, moral relativism, and a church that gives in to the pressures of the world, we need a firm grasp of how and why we must redeem the time. As we consider Ephesians 5:15-17, we'll be reminded that time is short—we need to be wise, walk in the light, use our minds, and understand that God has a plan for our lives.
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Eternal Life: The Deepest Yearning of the Human Heart
John 17:1-5
Sean McDowell
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There are different ways of knowing. We can know "that," and have an understanding of something; we can know "how," and experience something; and we can know "personally," and have a relationship with someone. In John 17:1-5 we will dissect a portion of Jesus' prayer to His Father, before being handed over to crucifixion. In this passage we learn that Jesus' suffering and death would reveal the glory, or character of His Father, and that through His death and resurrection, we can know God. Knowing God is intimate and personal, and by studying what it is to know God, we'll understand that eternal life comes from being in relationship with the only true God.
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6/6/2012
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Love God, Love People
Matthew 22
Samy Tanagho
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Learn the facts on Muslim population growth around the globe and grapple with how to effectively reach the Islamic population. Take cues from Matthew 22 and learn how to love non-Christians as neighbors who need to hear the good news.
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9/5/2012
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That God May Be Glorified!
1 Peter 4:7-11
Ray Jaramillo
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Peter wrote to Christians in the Roman Empire who experienced persecution and were about to suffer greater persecution! How were they to respond to these trials and troubles? In our text, we see they were to love and serve one another, and use the gifts that God gave them—and so are we!
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The State of the Epicenter: 2012
Joel C. Rosenberg
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Epicenter is a term that describes Jerusalem as the center of the nations based on Ezekiel 5:5. While there is darkness in the epicenter, there is also great hope. Let's consider how we can pray for peace and prepare for war along with the Joshua Fund as they plan to meet people's needs if and when war breaks out in the Middle East. Media from the entire Epicenter Conference can be found at epicenterconference.com
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The Future of the Epicenter in Light of Bible Prophecy
Joel C. Rosenberg
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Only God knows what tomorrow holds and through our text, He communicates both warnings and encouragement about the future. Let’s heed His Word and prepare for what is to come—not only great pain and suffering, but also salvation for those who believe. Media from the entire Epicenter Conference can be found at epicenterconference.com
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Wholehearted Devotion
Mark 14:3-9
Alistair Begg
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She did what she could—her gift of costly nard in an alabaster flask was broken and poured out to prepare Jesus for his burial. But the disciples condemned her—scolded her for the extravagant gift. Is that how we view those who are extravagantly sold out to Christ? Through this text, we learn from her sacrifice and Jesus' commendation to the heart of what we do be done in extravagant devotion to God.
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham
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Franklin Graham is noted for using every occasion to preach the gospel, inviting people to take part in God's plan of salvation—whether on the mission field, on-site at a natural disaster, behind the microphone of a national news program, or in a church sanctuary. From the story of a blind man healed in Mark 10:46-52, Franklin delivers a powerful presentation of the good news. You too can be healed and your sins can be forgiven! Come to Jesus!
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The End of the World as We Know It
Revelation 20
Kevin Miller
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Throughout history, the question has been asked: “How long?” How long will sin go unpunished? How long will the rebellious prosper? How long will God allow suffering? The answer is: not much longer. When the time is right, God will once and for all prove His power over Satan and sin. Will you be ready?
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Night Call
Psalm 4
Jesse Lusko
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Life has its highs and lows. When we are at our lowest, who can we count on to answer the deep, anguished cry of our heart? Who can we call when things become so painful, we can't even believe it's real? David would tell us that there is One who neither slumbers nor sleeps, One who is ready and able to answer our call.
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Sinners in the Hands of an Angry Leader
Numbers 20:1-13
Neil Ortiz
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As a follower of Jesus, how are you representing God? In Numbers 20:1-13, the people contended with Moses and Aaron. They did not trust God and the leadership He appointed. Likewise, Moses and Aaron allowed their anger and frustration to control them. They rebelled against the Lord and misrepresented Him to the people. As we consider this text, we learn that as ambassadors for Christ, we must be gracious and submissive both in our leadership and in our following.
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Your Final Exam
2 Corinthians 5:9-11
Mark Hitchcock
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Mark Hitchcock is a well-known proponent of Bible prophecy and a popular author who has written over 20 books on important end-times topics. He is the senior pastor of Faith Bible Church near Edmond, Oklahoma and has served as adjunct faculty member of the Dallas Theological Seminary.
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Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Collins
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The Bible says that God destroyed Sodom and the cities of the plain with fire from heaven—an event that took out an entire civilization in the blink of an eye. Dr. Steven Collins, Dean of the College of Archaeology and Biblical History at Trinity Southwest University and lead archaeologist at the Tall el-Hammam dig in Jordan, presents the evidence of the city of Sodom and its miraculous destruction. His extraordinary discoveries will strengthen your faith and bolster your trust in God's Word.
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Church in the Storm
Matthew 14:22-33
Terry Gray
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Just like the disciples rowing on a stormy sea, the church in America must face exhausting and frustrating circumstances with courage, strength, and perseverance, knowing that Jesus prays for us. Let’s find that perfect blend of truth and love—to tell people about Jesus and not be afraid to take a stand on issues.
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A Mother’s Influence
K.P. Yohannan
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As we celebrate Mother's Day with the wives, daughters, sisters, and mothers all around us, K. P. Yohannan paints a portrait of his mother and the influence that she had, both in her family and in India. We catch just a tiny glimpse of a country with 62 million child laborers suffering on the streets and millions of mothers who have never heard of our Jesus to whom they can take their children. K. P.'s mother would say, "Our greatest privilege is to love people."
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Worry or Worship?
Isaiah 6:1-8
Dr. Nelson Walker
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In preparation for ministry, the prophet Isaiah was given a vision of the Lord's holiness—a vision which drove him to repentance and service. As we consider this text, we uncover important principles to apply to our own worship of the Lord.
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Guest Speaker Josh McDowell
Josh McDowell
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The Jewish scribes had such great reverence for God's Word that it was of the utmost importance to preserve the Scriptures accurately. They took great measures—memorizing 4,000 laws before they could begin to write—to ensure it would be copied, pronounced, and interpreted precisely. Josh McDowell presents to us one of the rarest scrolls in the world, called the Lodz Torah Scroll, showing us that God will always provide the means for His sacred Word to be available to His church.
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Special Guest Brad Stine
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What we believe about God and what He tells us in His Word will affect our lifestyles and our behavior. When we accept Christ into our hearts, we become His representatives, and we must begin to live like what we believe is true. Christian comedian Brad Stine challenges us to push past our comfortable boundaries and take back our culture.
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How to be a Hero of Faith
Hebrews 11
Robert Furrow
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In Hebrews 11, we read testimonies of men and women who demonstrated extraordinary faith. When God commanded them to do something, they obeyed. From their examples, we learn that in our weaknesses, we are made strong, faith requires courage to face difficulties, and obeying the Lord is about using the faith we have rather than the amount of faith we possess.
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Conquest of the Cross
Romans 3:19-26
Jesse Lusko
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As believers, we can never outgrow the gospel—when we think we have, we are actually moving backwards. Paul's letter to the Romans was a treatise explaining the good news of Jesus Christ, and the recipients were saints! In this refreshing study, we are reminded about the power and love that was displayed on the cross, and how our Lord Jesus Christ has conquered all!
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Guest Speaker Will Graham
1 Samuel 1:1-18
Will Graham
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Everyone encounters trials. We can't escape them, but we can choose how we react to them. In 1 Samuel, we read about a woman who realized that God is bigger than any circumstance. As Hannah poured out her soul to the Lord, she was filled with joy that only comes from Him. Through her life, we learn that God will sustain us through any trial and He will use our pain to further His kingdom.
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The King's Messenger
Matthew 3:1-8
Nate Heitzig
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John the Baptist was the herald of Jesus, the coming King. As he prepared to present the Messiah to the world, he preached one simple message: "Repent!" Interestingly, John preached this message to the Jews, especially those who were religious. In this study, we learn the meaning of true repentance and how that leads to true sanctification.
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Guest Speaker Don McClure
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The Old Testament is packed with Scriptures that point to the coming of Christ. By looking closely at the ark of the covenant, guest speaker Don McClure gives us insight about how the tabernacle points to Jesus, and he encourages us to give up our burdens and surrender every area of our lives to the Lord.
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A Portrait of Jesus
Luke 4:16-22
Jarrett Petero
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Out of all the Old Testament prophecies about Jesus, He chose only one from the prophet Isaiah to share with the people in Nazareth—one that revealed His character. As we study this portrait of Jesus in Luke 4, we also learn about the power that dwelt inside Him: the power of the Holy Spirit, which now dwells in us.
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Fixing Happiness
Matthew 5:1-12
Nate Heitzig
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Everyone wants to be happy, but not everyone is happy. We know that the world's idea of happiness is broken, because nothing from the world can satisfy us. But God wants us to have lasting joy. As we look at the passage of Scripture known as the Beatitudes, we discover what true happiness is and Who can fix our happiness.
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11/6/2013
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Running with Horses: Cue the Eagle
Jeremiah 12:5
Levi Lusko
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Jeremiah is known as the "weeping prophet." He tried to warn the nation of Israel to repent or God would send judgment. They didn't listen. As we study this passage, it may look like Jeremiah's life was wasted, but God never puts anything to waste, even our trials. Pastor Levi Lusko shares the tough realities of following Jesus, but reminds us that Jesus will always renew our strength.
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
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God sought to deliver Lot and his family from the judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah, but Lot's wife looked back, disobeying the Lord. Franklin Graham teaches from a passage in Luke 17 and reminds us that God will judge all sin, but we don't have to receive this judgment. Because of His compassionate love, the Lord made a way for us to be redeemed?through His Son, Jesus.
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The End...or Is It?
2 Kings 13:14-21
Kevin Miller
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Obituary, funeral, afterlife?all those words describe your future. The reality is that just like we were all born, we will all die. Like Elisha, with our dying breaths, we should be speaking in faith, leaving a legacy of faith that will outlast our time on earth. The end of your life doesn't have to be the end of the impact your life will have.
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The Promise Of Prayer
Matthew 6:5-10
Nate Heitzig
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Out of all the things the disciples could've asked Jesus to teach them, they asked Him how they should pray. In Matthew 6, Jesus shared the model prayer—the Lord's Prayer. In the passage that leads up to and covers the first part of the Lord's Prayer, we learn about the importance, power, and promise of prayer.
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6/4/2014
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Your Life: an Epic Fail Compilation or an Epic Feat?
Genesis 37-50
Neil Ortiz
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Time and time again, Joseph encountered hardships that were not his doing: harsh treatment, betrayal, false accusation, and apathy. But Joseph was always mindful of God and remained obedient despite the unfairness he met. We learn it was his reverence of God that gave Him peace to get through every situation—and God raised him from a slave to the second in command over all of Egypt. His life seemed to be an epic fail, but as we study his reactions, we see how God turned his life into an epic feat.
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6/7/2014
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Deception Within The Church
1 John 2:26-27
Raul Ries
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The authors of the Bible wrote about false teachers who used deception to bring division and destruction to the body of Christ. After examining 1 John 2:26-27, we also look at various deceivers, their methods, and their ultimate end. We are challenged to examine our lives for areas where the Enemy could try to mislead us, and we learn how we can arm ourselves with God's everlasting, unchanging truth.
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6/8/2014
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A Person Who Is Holy
1 Peter
Raul Ries
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Peter called his fellow believers to be holy and reinforced this exhortation with an Old Testament command from the Lord. Today, there are many who walk in darkness—even believers—but as we study 1 Peter 1:15-16, we are reminded to live honorable and holy lives for the Lord. Let's consider what Scripture says about holiness, glean from examples of strong believers who came before us, and learn about the reasons for living a holy life.
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6/11/2014
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Three Relationships with the Father
Luke 15:11-31
Nelson Walker
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Jesus' parable about the prodigal son is one of the most well-known parables from the Bible. But as we discover who Jesus' specific audience was, we learn that the son's warm welcoming by his father isn't the only—or even main—message Jesus was communicating. In this study of Luke 15:11-32, we learn about three types of relationships with the Father: the rebellious, repentant, and religious.
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6/15/2014
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How To Live The Blessed Life
Bob Shank
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As we search the Scriptures to find out God's thoughts about generosity, we discover that we are called to make giving an integral part of our lives. Through two passages from both the Old and New Testament, we see how generosity is a call to obedience from the Lord as well as a demonstration of faith on our part. When we give generously, we become more and more like God as He blesses us, and the world can see that our God is alive and moving.
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6/18/2014
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God's Building Code
Matthew 7:21-29
Nate Heitzig
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In Matthew 7:21-29, Jesus told a story about two men who had built duplicate houses, but there was one critical difference: the foundations. Jesus used this story to call out the imposters who claimed to be His followers. In this study, we are reminded that God has a building code for our lives and His Word is our blueprint. We must carefully consider if we're building on the unshakeable foundation of Jesus Christ.
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6/22/2014
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When Impossible Is the Only Way Out
2 Timothy 1:7
Victor Marx
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In 2 Timothy, the apostle Paul wrote to the young pastor Timothy to urge him to remain steadfast in his faith and ministry. As we study this verse from chapter 1, we look at Paul's call to be bold in Christ. Guest speaker Victor Marx weaves his personal testimony into this powerful message as he addresses fear, redemption, marriage, purity, and forgiveness.
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7/20/2014
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Spiritual Transformation
Daniel Fusco
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Jesus performed countless miracles in His time; the Bible even says that not all of them were written down. We look at one of those miracles in John 2:1-11, when Jesus transformed water into wine at a wedding. In this study with Pastor Daniel Fusco, we see how Jesus turned a seemingly ordinary event into something extraordinary, showing us that He desires to be actively involved in our lives—transforming us so we can transform this world.
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8/10/2014
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How To Survive A Storm
Matthew 14:22-33
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
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At any point in life, we will either be coming out of, entering into, or found in the middle of a storm. As we study Matthew 14:22-33, when Jesus' disciples were caught in a literal storm, we learn seven important lessons from guest speaker Dr. Erwin Lutzer about how to survive our present and future storms—whether they're physical, emotional, or spiritual.
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8/20/2014
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Truth Defined and Described
2 John
Brian Nixon
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Up until the last several decades, the world has taught that truth exists, but we've seen the rise of relativism in our society since then. Because Jesus talked a lot about truth in the Bible, this issue should be important to believers. In this study, Pastor Brian Nixon helps us understand the world's changing definition of truth and the Bible's fixed definition of truth. Expounding on the book of 2 John, he also explains how truth plays out practically in the lives of believers.
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8/24/2014
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The A-Team
Matthew 10:1-4
Nate Heitzig
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When we think of the twelve apostles, we sometimes get the idea that they were an elite, holy group of men who effortlessly followed Jesus. But as we study Matthew 10:1-4, we see that almost the opposite is true. While they did have dedication in following Christ, they didn't have it all together, and they made mistakes along the way. In this message, Pastor Nate Heitzig explains how God used even this ragtag group of men to radically change the world, showing that God wants to take us as we are and transform us so we can also impact the world.
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Homosexuality: Compassion and Clarity
Sean McDowell
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In this study, Sean McDowell takes us through a number of Bible passages to help us understand the biblical view of homosexuality. As he shares his experiences and research on the topic, he also gives helpful advice on how we can address this issue in a compassionate and thoughtful way.
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9/7/2014
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Engaging All God's People In Mission
1 Peter 4:10-11
Ed Stetzer
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Most churches today are filled with passive spectators rather than active participants. As believers, we are called to join Jesus on His mission: to fulfill God's purposes on the earth. In this message, Pastor Ed Stetzer explains how we can live engaged in mission, calling us to glorify God by using our spiritual gifts to serve Him and others.
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10/22/2014
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A Storm is Coming
Matthew 8:23-27
Nate Heitzig
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In this life, we go through storms—whether it's sickness, the death of a loved one, or the betrayal of someone we trust—and we can't avoid them. In Matthew 8:23-27, we find Jesus and His disciples caught in a literal storm as they crossed the Sea of Galilee. As we take a look at their different responses to the storm, we see how God grows us and comforts us in the trials of life.
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The Servant's Assurance in the Storm
Mark 6:45-52
Gino Geraci
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When we enter one of life's storms, we must remember that God wants us to see Him in those circumstances and put our trust in Him. In this study, we learn that Jesus taught this lesson to His disciples as they journeyed across the Sea of Galilee. We also discover that even though we can't control the storms in our lives, we can be comforted with the truth that Jesus has appointed those storms, will meet us in them, and will deliver us from them.
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
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In this special message from guest speaker Franklin Graham, we learn how God is using Operation Christmas Child to raise up young evangelists across the globe. Then, as we study Mark 10:17-22, we see how the rich young ruler fell short in his relationship with God: he put material things before the one true God. Franklin presents a bold gospel message, explaining how Jesus Christ took our sins upon Himself and is the only one who can save us.
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1/18/2015
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Journey to Restoration
Joel 2:1-27
Al Pittman
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A number of times throughout their history, God's chosen people disobeyed Him and strayed from His commands. But He continually extended His hand of mercy so they could be restored. Today we might find ourselves in need of restoration and renewal, and God is ready to work in us to transform us. As we examine this passage in Joel, we discover three steps that we must take on the journey to restoration.
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2/22/2015
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Start a Lovement, Stop the Judgment
Matthew 7:1-6
Nate Heitzig
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In our culture today, Christians are known mostly for judging and condemning others, but that's not what we are called to do in Scripture. In this message, Pastor Nate Heitzig explains what Jesus said concerning judgment, and we learn how we should stop condemning others and instead start being more considerate so that we can start a lovement.
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In Significance
Mark 10:32-45
Jesse Lusko
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When we think of leadership and greatness, we probably don't think about doing something insignificant in order to be significant. But throughout Scripture, we are reminded that a true leader serves others and that someone who is great sacrifices much. In this message, Pastor Jesse Lusko gets to the heart of what true leadership really is, drawing from the example of Christ.
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Uprising of Love
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Nate Heitzig
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 People are constantly finding new causes to rally behind, but we can't change society then expect people to get better. In fact, Jesus claimed the opposite—people must change before society can get better—and He demonstrated that by loving the unlovable and caring for the rejected. Pastor Nate Heitzig challenges us to be part of the uprising of love as he explains what that means and how we can live it out.
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Pursuit and Promise
Matthew 6:33
Justin Marbury
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What are we as believers called to pursue? Matthew 6:33 provides the answer: the kingdom of God. In this message, Pastor Justin Marbury shares about his experience with planting a church and explores this verse in depth. As we look at how Jesus brought three things to light concerning the pursuit of the kingdom, we're challenged to overcome our fear and trust in God's provision.
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Glory Days
Romans 8:18
Chip Lusko
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In this message, Chip Lusko explains how everything we experience in this life—both good and bad—pales in comparison with what we'll one day experience in glory. Taking us through Romans 8:18, Chip encourages us to carefully consider life and death so that we can be assured of our eternal fate and be freed to live out God's adventure for us.
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HERE2SERVE
Ephesians 4:11-16
Bob Shank
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There are two questions every person must answer: Who am I, and what am I supposed to do? If you're a believer, then you're in the body of Christ as a minister—or a minister-in-training—of the kingdom. In this teaching, Bob Shank explores how God matures us and what we can do to serve others the way Jesus did.
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5/27/2015
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If God is Good, WHY?
Psalm 73
Dr. Nelson Walker
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For millennia, mankind has struggled to understand why an all-powerful God allows suffering and evil to exist. Using Psalm 73 as a springboard, Nelson Walker explores this issue in depth, ultimately encouraging us to trust the God who invites us to join Him in an eternal dance of love.
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6/10/2015
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Transcendent Invincibility
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Neil Ortiz
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Not many Christians live the kind of inspired life that Paul the apostle did, but God promises that we can rise above pain and hardships and become more than conquerors. Drawing from the marvelous example of Paul, Neil Ortiz explains how you are unstoppable when you take God at His Word and obediently follow Him day by day.
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6/14/2015
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The Case for Grace
Titus 2:11
Lee Strobel
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Grace—the favor shown by God to sinners—is unique to the Christian faith. Sharing two stories about two people who experienced the immense love of God, Lee Strobel illuminates grace for us in a new way and explains two important things we need to know about the God of grace.
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6/17/2015
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Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Matthew 3:11-4:13
Nate Heitzig
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Wouldn't it be great if temptation disappeared when you became a believer? Following the Lord doesn't make you exempt from temptation and sin; it actually makes you a bigger target. In this message, Nate Heitzig discusses the seriousness of sin and the hope we have when we trust the Lord to fight on our behalf.
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6/21/2015
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Happy Heavenly Father's Day
Galatians 4:6
Ben Courson
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As believers, we have the privilege of being God's children—He is our Abba Father, meaning we have a special, close relationship with Him. In this message, Ben Courson explains what it means that God is our Father, pointing out some of His attributes and revealing who we are to Him.
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7/5/2015
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The Lion and the Lamb
Revelation 5:5-6
Victor Marx
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The Bible portrays Jesus as both a ferocious lion and a gentle lamb—traits that we should strive to emulate. In this message, Victor Marx mixes parts of his personal testimony and stories from his recent trip to the Middle East with impacting truths about how we can have compassion for others as we live boldly for Christ.
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7/8/2015
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Prescription For Life
Dr. Richard Furman
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Dr. Richard Furman is a vascular surgeon and cofounder of World Medical Mission. In this Expound Interactive, Pastor Skip interviews Dr. Furman about a variety of health topics and how we can stay active for the Lord for many years to come.
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Middle East Update with Skip Heitzig & Dave Eubank
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In this special interview with Free Burma Rangers founder Dave Eubank, we hear about his family's ongoing ministry to the people of Burma (Myanmar), as well as their recent trip to Kurdistan. Dave also shares about their expanding partnership with Reload Love and what believers can do in the face of terrorism.
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8/16/2015
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The War against Worry
Philippians 4:6-8
Kevin Miller
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Worry goes to war against our faith every day. Life’s "what ifs" will beat us down and steal our attention if we let them. Thankfully, God’s Word gives us a tutorial on how to flip the script and go to war against the worry in our lives.
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9/30/2015
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The Beatles, the Bible, and Beyond
Ken Mansfield
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In this special message, Ken Mansfield shares his testimony of going from being the U.S. manager of the Beatles' Apple Records to being broken, humbled, and eventually saved by the Lord later in life. Looking back on his thirty years in the music industry, Ken encourages us to see how God weaves the events and circumstances of our lives together to ultimately bring Him glory.
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10/11/2015
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Your Eternal Reward: Triumph and Tears at the Judgment Seat of Christ
1 Corinthians 3:5-15; 2 Corinthians 5:9-10
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
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In this teaching, Dr. Erwin Lutzer discusses three aspects of the judgment seat of Christ—God’s fair, individual, and thorough evaluation of believers.
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10/25/2015
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Through the Eyes of a Lion
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Levi Lusko
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Lions have spectacular vision, and they are better at processing light than humans. We need to become better at processing light, opening the pupils of our soul so we can see God's plan, purposes, promises, and presence even in the midst of our problems and pain. In this message, Levi Lusko gives us four ways to see life through the telescope of faith—through the eyes of a lion.
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11/11/2015
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Standing Up in a Fallen World
Matthew 5:3-12
Nate Heitzig
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We live in a fallen and corrupt world: boundaries are being pushed further, headlines are more shocking, and moral lines are becoming more blurred. As believers, we can respond by either passively complaining about it or by standing up for the gospel. In this message from Nate Heitzig, we look at the Beatitudes, learning how to live a sanctified life in the midst of moral decay and increasing persecution.
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11/29/2015
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Genesis 13
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Sometimes one decision can lead to a multitude of bad decisions. Unfortunately, that was the case for Abraham's nephew, Lot. Teaching from Genesis 13, Franklin Graham explains the devastating effects of sin and its highest consequence—being separated from God. He also explains how we can rest in the truth that Christ came and died to save us from our sin.
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How to Change 2016
Matthew 5:13-16
Nate Heitzig
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God wants us to impact our world, not just by becoming better versions of ourselves, but by influencing our culture. In this New Year's message, Nate Heitzig explains how we can be salt to the world and a light in the darkness as we share the gospel and live a life that is visibly different.
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Time
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Steve Wilburn
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The difficulty, pains, and distractions of life can hit every one of us: from the rich to the poor and the ordinary to the popular. They can steal our joy and peace as well as devour the plans and purposes that God has for us. Steve Wilburn encourages us to not underestimate what God can do in our lives, and he challenges us to allow the Holy Spirit to use us to reach others for Christ.
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2/17/2016
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The Runaways
Luke 15:11-32
Kelly Bransford
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Repentance means being sorry enough to change. In this message, Kelly Bransford teaches the importance of going God's way instead of our own. As we look at the story of the prodigal son, we learn how God deals with us when we run away from Him.
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Courage
Steve Berger
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It takes courage to be a true follower of Christ—to trust God, obey Him, and speak His truth. Unfortunately, the church has seen a striking decline in courage. Steve Berger challenges us to find the source of our courage and to bring it back to the church so we can impact the world for Christ.
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2/24/2016
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Get Your Head Out of the Grave
Colossians 3:1-4
Mat Pirolo
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We were made to crave the things of heaven, our eternal home. As believers, we know that our future contains fullness of joy with Christ, but because the things of this earth are attractive, we can easily become preoccupied with them. Mat Pirolo teaches how we can be heavenly minded so we can make the most of our time on earth.
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3/2/2016
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How Long, God?!
Psalm 13
Nelson Walker
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Our cares and problems can often be too much to bear, and when God seems distant in those times, He wants us to call on Him and trust in His loving-kindness. Sometimes God even allows us to come to the end of ourselves so we have no choice but to rely on Him. Nelson Walker reminds us that we can trust in God's unfailing love to get us through anything.
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5/1/2016
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Walking Honestly
Ephesians 4-5
Daniel Fusco
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A recurring theme in Scripture is that life is messy, but Jesus is real. Daniel Fusco addresses this tension head-on and highlights a hope for anyone living at this intersection of life and faith. He shares a pathway set out in the book of Ephesians about how to walk honestly through the messiness of life while staying focused on the certainty that Jesus is real.
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5/11/2016
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Getting To Know You
Psalm 139
Brian Nixon
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Many people know very little about the Lord due to biblical illiteracy. God's self-disclosure of His nature can be found in His Word, and when we don't know the Bible, we lack a proper understanding of Him. In this teaching, Brian Nixon looks at three characteristics of God's nature, and we learn how we should respond with our conduct.
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5/15/2016
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Sweatpants on the Inside
Judges 6:11-16; 2 Timothy 1:7
Levi Lusko
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Many of us struggle with insecurity, feeling uncertain about our worth, value, or place in the world, so we develop defense mechanisms that cause us to feel like strangers in our own souls. Insecurity is real, but it is no match for the name of Jesus and the power of God's presence. In this teaching from Levi Lusko, we learn how to be content in who God made us to be.
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5/29/2016
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We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Matthew 4:18-22
Nate Heitzig
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God has called all believers to be fishers of men. In this message by Nate Heitzig, we learn how to be efficient witnesses for Jesus as we allow God to use our natural gifts in supernatural ways.
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6/1/2016
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Church, Follow the Leader
1 Corinthians 4:14-21
Neil Ortiz
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God is the team owner of the church, and He has appointed our head coach, our senior pastor, to lead us. If we follow the leader and are all in, we will bear fruit for the kingdom of God. In this message, Neil Ortiz reminds us that our goal is unity in diversity.
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8/10/2016
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Lost and Found
Luke 15:11-32
Jason Mills
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God desires to see His lost children come home. In this message by Jason Mills, we learn that we are not valuable to God because of what we do; we are valuable to Him because we are His children. As we study the parable of the prodigal son, we learn that the Father is always waiting to forgive all those who want to be forgiven.
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8/14/2016
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Becoming a Maker of History
Esther 4:1-16
Dr. James Emery White
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Dr. James Emery White is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is also the founder and president of Serious Times, a ministry that explores the intersection of faith and culture. Dr. White has authored twenty books that have been translated into ten languages. Find his resources at churchandculture.org.
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9/7/2016
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Why Sodom Matters
Genesis 13:1-12
Dr. Steven Collins
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The existence and location of the ancient city of Sodom proves the historical accuracy of the Bible. In this presentation by Dr. Steven Collins, we learn that the evidence of the existence and destruction of this city is a huge reason for scholars to take the Bible—and God—seriously.
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9/11/2016
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Let Your Light Shine
Matthew 5:14-16
Tony Clark
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Believers are called to reflect Christ to the world. In this message, Pastor Tony Clark demonstrates that we are on the earth to reach lost souls, and we must begin by being Christian leaders in our own homes. When we reflect the light of Christ in our life, we show the beauty of God to the world.
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9/25/2016
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Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and the Relevance of the Reformation
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
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Dr. Erwin Lutzer serves as pastor emeritus of the Moody Church in Chicago. He is an award-winning author of more than twenty books, including Rescuing the Gospel: The Story and Significance of the Reformation. A clear expositor of the Bible, he is the featured speaker on Running to Win, heard weekdays at 6 am on KNKT 107.1 FM.
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9/25/2016
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Rescuing the Gospel in America
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
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As Americans, we have long enjoyed freedom of religion, but the church is under attack like never before. In this message, Dr. Erwin Lutzer shares five false gospels being taught in our nation today, challenging us to live for Christ in a generation that has lost its way.
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9/28/2016
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God Can Use Your Chaos
Acts 8:1-8
Mat Pirolo
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We all have days that we will never forget—many of those days can be painful and feel like chaos. But God can use the chaos of our lives to promote the gospel and save more people if we leverage our pain for His purpose. As Mat Pirolo teaches from Acts 8:1-8, he explains that God can use us to do a mighty work, even if we don't see the fruit right away.
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10/12/2016
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How To Prevent Revival
Psalm 85;2 Chronicles 7:13-14
Nelson Walker
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America has experienced several spiritual revivals in its history—and we are past due for another one. In this message, Nelson Walker teaches that our nation will only experience revival if we humble ourselves before God, turn from our wicked ways, and call on the Lord to save us.
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11/20/2016
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A Lesson in Followship
Matthew 16:24
Nate Heitzig
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Jesus was a great leader because He was a great follower of His Father. In this message by Nate Heitzig, we learn to die to self so we can live for Jesus and go where He directs us.
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11/27/2016
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Guest Speaker Franklin Graham
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Instead of killing Mephibosheth, King David showed him loving grace by restoring Saul's property to his family. In this message by Franklin Graham, we are reminded that God, by His grace, restores life to those who turn to Him in Jesus' name.
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12/28/2016
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A Better Way
Matthew 6:25-34
Kelly Bransford
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In our materialistic culture, we can sometimes lose sight of what really matters. In this message by Kelly Bransford, we learn that life is about so much more than just surviving; it's about investing in our eternity.
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Loving God Completely
Psalm 8
Nelson Walker
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God loves us more than we could possibly understand. In turn, Jesus commanded us to love God as well. In this study of Psalm 8, Nelson Walker explains that to love God completely, we must know Him more intimately, obey Him wholeheartedly, and follow Him willingly.
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2/12/2017
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The Monster and the Master
Romans 7:18-25
Chip Lusko
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Today, we explore a mystery of the Christian experience: Why do Christians struggle with behavior so contradictory to their beliefs? The author of Romans put it this way: “I do not understand what I do” (7:15, NIV). Let’s look for an answer and a solution.
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3/5/2017
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Worth It
Romans 12:1-2
Kevin Miller
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Worship is so much more than songs or a musical genre. But more important than a definition for worship is our motivation behind it. God’s worthiness should transform worship from a musical style to a lifestyle.
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4/5/2017
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The Personified Profile
Colossians 1:15-20
Brian Nixon
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4/9/2017
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Bring It
Matthew 9:18-26
Nate Heitzig
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We all carry heavy burdens in our life: burdens of pain, sorrow, and sin. In this message, Nate Heitzig teaches that we as Christians are not victims of chance, but rather we are God-led individuals who must bring our burdens to the Lord through prayer.
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5/24/2017
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Let It Go
John 12:1-8
Nate Heitzig
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We were created to worship. Some people worship money, power, or themselves. But there is nothing in this world worthy of our worship except Christ. In this message, Nate Heitzig challenges us to let go of our doubt, fear, and faithlessness and give it to God.
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5/28/2017
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Standing In the Fire
1 Thessalonians 1:4-10
Tom Doyle
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Christian persecution is at an all-time high globally. But that’s not the whole story. A new Jesus movement is erupting out of the Middle East, and persecuted believers are leading the way. Like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the book of Daniel, these new believers are fearless. Jesus is right there, standing with them, and the fiery furnace of today is the growing threat of Islamic terrorism.
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5/31/2017
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Postcards from the Kikkar: Sodom Speaks Volumes
Dr. Steven Collins
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The Bible states that God destroyed the city of Sodom with fire. Dr. Steven Collins has spent the last twelve years excavating what he believes to be the archaeological ruins of this ancient city. In this message, Dr. Collins teaches that the discovery of Sodom is important because biblical archaeology is the most powerful means of demonstrating the Bible's historical authenticity.
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6/4/2017
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God of Hope
Romans 15:13
Ben Courson
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Ben Courson is the director of Hope Generation and author of three books. He is a gifted and nationally renowned speaker based out of Applegate Christian Fellowship, and he has a national TV and radio program. His humorous, uplifting, and high-energy style coupled with a gift to communicate God’s heart is hugely impactful.
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7/2/2017
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All About the Numbers
Matthew 9:35-38
Nate Heitzig
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A person's worth is determined by the image in which they were created: the image of God. In this message, Nate Heitzig gives us some principles about sharing our faith, reminding us that as Christians, we are called to tell others about Jesus.
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7/12/2017
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Magic Kingdom Mindset
Psalm 8
Mat Pirolo
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Though it may seem like it at times, God is not a far-off, distant being. In this message, Mat Pirolo teaches that we live in a fantastic, beautiful universe because we serve a very real God. As we study Psalm 8, we learn that nothing expresses God's desire to be with us more than the cross of Christ.
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7/26/2017
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Starting Over
2 Kings 22-23
Jason Mills
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Productive change doesn't happen by accident; we have to be intentional about it. In this message, Jason Mills examines the life of King Josiah, a man who recognized that something needed to change in the nation of Israel and took steps to see that it was done. As we study 1 Kings 22-23, we learn the practical steps we can take to see change in our own lives.
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9/6/2017
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For King and Country
Nehemiah 4:10-14
Neil Ortiz
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As humans, we lack perseverance because of fatigue and fear. To persevere, we need to be reminded of the cause for which we are fighting. In this message, Neil Ortiz teaches that as Christians, we are called to live for God in every facet of our lives, even if our circumstances cause us to be afraid and fatigued.
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9/10/2017
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The Church Unleashed
Acts 2:42-47
Nate Heitzig
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Our society is becoming more disjointed and divided: rather than celebrating what we have in common, we emphasize what separates us. But in the midst of this, people are looking for a place to belong, a community where they feel safe, and a family they can trust and love. In this message, Nate Heitzig teaches that this is what the church is for: to be a home where people can find love and the Beloved—Jesus Christ.
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9/20/2017
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Cultivating a Christian Worldview
Romans 10:9-11
Brian Nixon
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What we think informs and influences what we do. A Christian worldview is faith in Jesus and faith that seeks to understand what God has created. In this message, Brian Nixon teaches that in order to cultivate a Christian worldview, we must be saved, be continuously sanctified, and study God's Word.
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9/24/2017
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Interfaith Dialogue, Islam, and Martin Luther
Acts 20:28-32
Dr. Erwin Lutzer
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Martin Luther, fearing that Germany would be next in Islam's remarkable conquests in Europe, wrote extensively about Islam and the Qur'an. He exposed Muslim intentions and spoke about the role of the church in the conflict, emphasizing the response pastors should have when threatened by this militaristic religion. In this message, Dr. Erwin Lutzer shares Luther's insights and courage, encouraging us to make friends with our Muslim neighbors.
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10/11/2017
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Wasted Potential
Jonathan Laurie
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Though you can have a saved soul, you can also have a wasted life. Yet God has given you everything you need to be spiritually successful. In this message, Jonathan Laurie teaches that God has given each of His children unique gifts, and we must use them to serve His kingdom.
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Interview with Eric Metaxas
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Eric Metaxas is a New York Times best-selling author and the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard daily on KNKT 107.1 FM. His latest book, Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World, is a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history.
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