Ephesians 3:17-20 - Have you ever wondered why it is that some people seem to soar ahead in their walk with God in such a short time and others can stay the same for years and years? Find out the simple solution that will help you make sense of it all.
2 Samuel 6:6-12 & Proverbs 4:19 - Potholes are never sign posted. They come suddenly, most often awkwardly. David hit a pothole bringing the ark of the covenant back to Jerusalem. It created great pain in his heart. He had to pull over on the side of the road and re-evaluate his journey. When you and I hit unexpected potholes in our lives we too need to pull over and assess the damage before moving on.
Ephesians 2:4-6 & Revelation 2:3-4 - We have been raised together with Christ. Out of our state of being dead in trespasses and sins God has called us to rule and reign with him. This message sounds the alarm to the body of Christ to turn away from living in the COMFORT ZONE where spiritual danger lurks on every corner. Return to your FIRST LOVE.
2 Kings 6:15-18 - We live in a natural world where the visible can sometimes distract from the invisible. God's called us to look with spiritual eyes to bring heaven's kingdom to earth. Looking at scripture let's look at what areas God wants our spiritual vision to be sharpened.
Acts 5:1-11 & Psalm 139:23-24 - Being a follower of Jesus is all about being real, being honest. What does being honest mean? Its not about keeping up appearances, thats an old life we left behind. Being honest is about being straight up and transparent!
2 Corinthians 4:18 - Georgie and wife Arnia, husband and wife tell the astounding story of their conversion to Christ. From a life of crime, drug use and prison - a remarkable story of God's love and grace emerges. A special highlight is a 10 min Rhyme by George - recited by memory - of the War story and Love story that has bought them to this moment. Included are two home grown songs by Georgie.
Acts 4:36 & 1 Thessalonians 5:5 - Everyone loves to been encouraged. Ps Phil, Show how one man's encouragement (Barnabas) Triggers a domino effect that is catalyst a world wide mission movement. Generosity and Encouragement. Encouraging one and other and building each other up, is a vital key to a Rising Tide of what God is doing in and through the church.
Proverbs 3:9-10 & Malachi 3:7-12 - Continuing from PART ONE Pastor James issues a call to all Christians to RECONCILE their Financial lives to Christ. This requires honesty and transparency. In this segment we look a little more closely into the 10-10-80 principle.
1 Samuel 25:1-44 & Proverbs 14:1 - Conflict, whether in marriage, amongst friends or work colleagues must be handled with wisdom. By wisdom - Abigail saves a household from poverty and extinction and a future King from ruin. Apply these same principles to resolving conflict.