David was seen by others and likely by himself as the last person for God to choose to be something even close to king of the nation, of his people Israel. But what we see in the story is how God chooses differently than we think—God looks for something that all of us can choose to be. The Bible lets us know that what God looks for is openness to him, availability to him,...
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:1-13, Acts 13:36, 1 Corinthians 1:26-29, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, 2 Corinthians 1:15-16
Moses allowed God to replace His fear of Pharoah with faith in God. God replaced Moses' controlling self-reliance with humility, his self-centered stubbornness with faith and his unworthy self-condemnation with grateful receiving.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Hebrews 11:6, Hebrews 11:27, 1 Corinthians 1:26-27, Deuteronomy 33:9-11, Numbers 12:7-8
Topic: Fear and Anxiety
Peace is not found in circumstances, material possessions, status or popularity. Peace finds its source in God alone and we are clothed with His gifts of peace and grace.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Luke 2:13-14, Romans 1:7, 1 Corinthians 1:1-3, 2 Corinthians 1:1-2, Galatians 1:3
Envy is a disease cured by submission, contentment and humility. When you stuggle with jealousy, remember: life is not fair-eternity is better than fair. You can't lead if you can't follow. Nothing is ever as good as it looks. A fool spits in the wind. A bigger fool argues with God. The difference between contentment and envy is focus.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: Exodus 15:20, Numbers 12:1-16, 1 Corinthians 1:6-10
Topic: Pride & Humility
I know what you are afraid of. I’ve been there myself. I understand what it means to have spiritual fear . Maybe you’e never heard it put that way before, but you know what those fears are. They range from simply sharing Jesus with a person you’ve just met to suffering for your faith. Living in the modern world, in a culture dominated by so-called modern sensibilities we...
Author: Tom Terry
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:27-28, Acts 26:8-25