Humans have a traitor within. When the truth hurts, most prefer a lie. The three marks of the accountable life are taking responsibility, accepting correction and living transparently. Preached at North Coast Church as part of the series Mind Games. Used by permission.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: Romans 12:2, Romans 7:18-23, James 1:14-15, James 5:16, 1 John 1:8-10
Topic: Overcoming Sin
Confession restores sensitivity to God. When I make a relational mistake, confession allows me to make it right. Confession means we have made ourselves vulnerable and fully known, but also leads us to a proclamation of belief.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Psalm 32:1-5, 1 John 1:5-9, Philippians 2:10-11, Proverbs 28:13-14
Topic: Spiritual Disciplines
The book of Hosea teaches many lessons for the family. Hosea's bride (symbol for Israel) forgot that God defines what marriage looks like, we do not. The children forgot that their father (symbol for God) provides everything, won't be Savior without being in charge, and his fairness can't be taken for granted.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Hosea 4:1-9, Exodus 19:1-6, 1 John 1:6-7, 1 John 2:3-6, 1 John 2:9-11
Topic: Divorce & Remarriage
Too often we miss the closeness of knowing Jesus personally. The apostle John invites us to have the same intimate fellowship with Jesus that John had when Christ was on earth in His physical body. Avoid perfunctory religion. Know Him for yourself.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 1 John 1:1-4, John 1:1, Revelation 5:12-14
Topic: Loving Others
According a University of Massachusetts study, 60% people cannot have a 10-min conversation without lying.We lie to impress, avoid conflict, get away w/something, shift blame, or to be nice. Satan, the Father of Lies, is to get you to lie, to lie to yourself, to live a lie. The healing and forgiveness comes when we confess to God and others our sin of lying. Preached at ...
Speaker: Craig Groeschel
Scripture: Proverbs 12:22-22, Ephesians 4:21-25, John 8:44-44, 1 John 2:4-4, 1 John 1:9-9
What is the Star of Bethlehem? Is it a comet, a meteor, a conflagration of planets or a supernova? Nine points of the star are revealed in Matthew 2. Learn how God gloriously announces the birth of His Son, and how it can change your life!
Type: Bible Study
Scripture: John 1:1-14, Matthew 2, Isaiah 9:6-7, John 3:19-20, 1 John 1:5-9