Hearing God's voice is essential to your walk with God. There are several basic questions you must ask yourself. Have you trusted Christ? Do you have the Holy Spirit? Have you surrendered yourself to Christ in this matter? Do you see God's mission as primary, not secondary. Is there anything biblical that would disallow it? Will this help you grow? Preached at Bent Tree...
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Acts 9:1-18
Our handicaps, or "thorns" as Paul dubs them, are no accident. God can use them for spiritual service. We must stop window-shopping for what we don't have and learn to live with our own inventory.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Psalm 139:16, Galatians 4:13-15, Acts 23
The little town of Bethlehem was an unlikely place for the Messiah to be born. Even small towns and unremarkable people can experience grace and strength from God. In our weakest moments we are seen and loved by God.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Micah 5:1-5, 2 Corinthians 12:9-10, Matthew 2:1-6
Topic: The Birth of Christ
We can learn to see through our enemies to see God’s presence. When troubles like fear, depression, or anxiety seem right on top of us, we can look through them to see that God is right on top of them. Without struggle would assume that the strength came from us instead of from God. But God wants to show Himself strong on our behalf by working in and through our...
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: Philippians 4:12-13, 2 Kings 6:15-20, 2 Corinthians 12:9-9, Romans 8:32-32, Psalm 121:1-2, Ephesians 1:18-19
On more than one occasion, I’ve sat with people and listened as they described in detail how their lives are falling apart around them. As the tragedies unfold, I start to get depressed because honestly, I don’t see a way out. The stories typically end with them asking me, “So—what should I do now?” Then comes an awkward silence, while inside I’m thinking, I have no idea!...
Author: Judah Smith
Scripture: Proverbs 16:9-9, Genesis 1:1-1, 2 Corinthians 12:9-9
Dear Roger, I’ve celebrated Christmas more than 70 times in my lifetime. Tell me something I probably haven’t heard about the Christmas story, something I can apply to my life. Sincerely, Randy Dear Randy, One of the challenges facing pastors is how to be creative and do something special every year when Christmas rolls around. This problem reminds me of...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Micah 2:1-5, 2 Corinthians 12:9-10