An idol is usually a good thing that becomes a god thing. We worship what we love and pursue most with our hearts and our actions. God says it is good to tithe, spend, save, invest, and give generously. But we must not love it place hope in it, or be enslaved by it.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Luke 18:18-30, Matthew 6:9-29, Matthew 19:22, 2 Corinthians 8:1-5, 2 Corinthians 9:6-12
The desperate widow who begged Jesus for help, the neighbor who continued to knock and beg for bread were stories Jesus told to cause us to have indomitable faith and persistent prayer. God will surely answer.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 19:6-7, Psalm 138:1-3, Luke 11:1, Luke 18:1-8, Colossians 4:2
Jesus asked this penetrating question to three seekers and His response forever transformed their lives. • A blind spiritual zero (the blind beggar) – became a blazing light of God’s power • A helpless soldier (the Centurion) – became an icon of faith • A unloved outcast (the woman with the jar of perfume) – became a blazing example of great love Jesus said…...
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Luke 18:35-43, John 7:37-38, Luke 7:9, Luke 7:37-47
Topic: The Gospel
The New Canaan Society's 2013 Conference features Francis Chan's message on "With Him: The Cost of Following Christ." Our commitment to Christ cannot be half hearted. We must read the Bible for ourselves and follow what it says no matter what the cost. Preached at New Canaan Society Conference , 2013. Used by permission of New Canaan Society.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: Haggai 1:9, Acts 4:31, Luke 14:25-34, Luke 18:18-23, Luke 19:8
Repentance is no more a meritorious work than its counterpart, faith. Repentance is an inward response. Genuine repentance pleads with the Lord to forgive and deliver from the burden of sin and the fear of judgment and hell. It is the attitude of the publican who, fearful of even looking toward heaven, smote his breast and cried, "God, be merciful to me, the sinner!" (...
Author: John MacArthur
Scripture: Luke 18:13-13, Luke 3:8-8, Isaiah 55:1-13, Matthew 27:3-3
It is hard for a rich person to be godly, but not impossible. According to Agur's prayer in Proverbs 30, we should avoid traps of distraction, arrogance and worry. If we re-focus our priorities, honor God and throttle back our spending we will find peace.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Proverbs 30:7-9, Luke 2:52, Luke 12:20-21, Luke 18:24-25, 1 Timothy 6:8-10