People usually think of “Heaven” as the place Christians go when they die. A better definition explains that Heaven is God’s central dwelling place, the location of his throne from which he rules the universe. Many don’t realize that the present pre-resurrection Heaven and future post-resurrection Heaven are located in different places. The exact location of the present...
Author: Randy Alcorn
Scripture: Psalm 16:11-11, Philippians 1:23-23, John 4:24-24, Hebrews 12:14 - 1:14, Luke 16:4-4, 1 Thessalonians 4:14-18, 2 Corinthians 5:10-10, Matthew 12:36-36, Revelation 22:1-1, 2 Peter 3:13-13
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
Like Jonah, we often struggle with our enemies, trying to understand their pain and struggles, trying to show compassion. Even though God gives Jonah clear instructions, Jonah runs from God, allowing his disobedience to affect others. God’s Word is clear to us as well. We only have to access it and respond obediently.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Jonah 1:1-17, Psalm 139:7-12, Matthew 12:39-40, Luke 11:29-32, 2 Timothy 3:16
Jesus' discussion of the unpardonable sin is enigmatic to say the least. But the true unpardonable sin (blasphemy against the Spirit) is a defiant heart that rejects Christ's free gift of salvation. God wants us to trust Him and His promise is never to let us go.
Scripture: Matthew 12:22-32, 1 John 1:9
ONE MINUTE OF SILENCE FROM 5:14 to 6:14. Resting from work is a part of a healthy lifestyle. God thought it was so important, it was the longest of the ten commandments. Jesus taught that Sabbath was not a religious observance, but a time to commune with God and others. We are to remember, rest and delight in God. NOTE: Audio lost between minutes 5 and 6 Move cursor...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Exodus 20:8-11, Matthew 12:1-14, Mark 2:27, Luke 5:16, Colossians 1:16
Topic: Work and Vocation