In this life, struggle is inevitable. But we must endure. We must not lose heart. Strengthen yourselves, for our God is a consuming fire. In this series we study the powerful words of Hebrews 12.
Scripture: Hebrews 12:1-28
Israel learns of God's love and power through history: the provision of God through famine, the power and protection of God as they fled Egypt and the presence of God as they worship Him first at Mt. Sinai and later at Mt. Zion.
Scripture: Exodus 9:10-18, Hebrews 12:23-24
Financial freedom starts with how we think. Money is not an accurate measure of God's favor. We mustn't equate net worth with self-worth. Money does not equal security. Get the facts. Save some. Share some today.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: Philippians 4:11-12, Hebrews 13:5-6, 1 Timothy 6:6, Proverbs 23:4-5, Ecclesiastes 5:10-11
Hebrews 12 is a key passage in perseverance in the faith. Heaven is cheering us on. Jesus is the pioneer who inspires us to run the race without giving up. Jesus endured the cross-no greater obstacle or suffering could come to the sinless Son of God. Let us be inspired and encouraged! Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: Hebrews 12:18-29
Topic: Discipleship, Perseverance
Build a home, not a house. Godly living is caught more than taught. Every child needs consequences, not empty threats. Rules without relationship lead to rebellion. We have to encourage rather than discourage. You can't pick your child, but you can pick their friends. Godly parents don't automatically make godly children. Preached at North Coast Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Hebrews 12:5-11, 2 Timothy 3:16-16, Genesis, Proverbs 24:3-4, Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Proverbs 3:1-12
Our God stands unchanging through time as the source of our strength. The power of same is the culmination of our consistency with Him. If you resist the monotonous, you'll miss the miraculous. Repeat the right things until the routine is the reward. You will never arrive if you can't abide. Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: John 15:1-5, 2 Kings 5:13-14, Genesis 26:18-18, Luke 4:16-16, Joshua 6:14-20, Hebrews 13:8-8, 1 Kings 18:43-44
Russell Moore shares his insights about tension during the holiday season. Here are his wise suggestions: "We tend to idealize holidays, but human depravity doesn’t go into hibernation between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. One thing that will hit most Christians, sooner or later, are tensions within extended families at holiday time. Some of you will be visiting family members...
Author: Russell Moore
Scripture: Proverbs 29:23-23, Hebrews 12:14-14, Matthew 13:29-30, 1 Timothy 3:7-7
David's darkest hour running from King Saul was the day he returned home to Ziklag to find his family, flocks, and food cruelly ripped away. How did David deal with his crisis in the wilderness? How do we handle ours? Listen, lean and learn. Preached at Reality L.A. Used by permission.
Speaker: Tim Chaddick
Scripture: 1 Samuel 30:1-25, 1 Corinthians 4:7, 1 Corinthians 15:10, Hebrews 4:14-16, Isaiah 43:19
Hebrews 12 is a marvelous guideline to lovingly discipline and mentor your children. Always discipline your kids with the big purpose in mind. Don't fall into traps of poor discipline by over-controlling, shaming, comparisons, overly harsh discipline, anger or fault-finding.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Hebrews 12:5-11
As we dive into the story of Gideon, we see in Gideon this cycle from a fragile faith, to a forged and strong faith and then one that fractures a bit. There are some lessons here for us of God's work within those stages... Every mature faith expression (Judges 7) had a faith infancy decision (Judges 6:27). The forging and forming of faith can only develop during the footsteps...
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Judges 6:1 - 8:33, Judges 3:31, Philippians 4:13, Psalm 139:23-24, Hebrews 1:1-2