We must discern between negative circumstances in our lives that are “frontal assaults” from the Devil or circumstances in which God is calling us to grow up and “stand”. The attacks upon Jesus in Gethsemane and after He was baptized WERE FRONTAL ASSAULTS FROM THE EVIL ONE. In Job’s miseries, God was calling him to stand faithful through it all. At the end Job was a changed...
Speaker: Peter Scazzero
Scripture: Mark 3:22-27, Matthew 12:35-43, 1 John 3:8, 1 John 4:4, Colossians 2:15
Topic: Spiritual Warfare
Jesus, in His humanity, demonstrated that we all need friends. He was despised, so His disciples showed Him love and respect. He was rejected, so His small group gave Him acceptance. He was sorrowful, so they provided comfort and encouragement. Christ taught His small group to meet the needs of others.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Isaiah 53:3-5, Matthew 10:1-4, Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16
Topic: Small Groups
The man with the withered hand had to step out on faith and trust Jesus amidst great opposition. When we take that simple step of faith, Christ can radically transform our lives.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Mark 3:1-6
Topic: The Birth of Christ