You are an investigative reporter. Every day you are collecting evidence. Your future story has already been written based upon the nature of God and His plan for you. Future fears will turn good news into a bad report. The spies looked into the Promised Land and saw giants. Only two saw the grapes. We have two witnesses too. "Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me...
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Topic: Will of God
The Holy Spirit has an amazing ministry in the life of the believer. You should know exactly how He blesses your life. 1. He convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment (John 16:8). 2. He guides us into all truth (John 16:13). 3. He regenerates us (John 3:5-8; Titus 3:5). 4. He glorifies and testifies of Christ (John 15:26; 16:14). 5. ...
Author: Frank Viola
God has given me the gift of recruiting volunteers. It’s not a splashy gift like prophecy, healing or miracles. Recruitment is not a spiritual gift but requires the use of many of them. I’ve enlisted thousands of volunteers for multitudinous ministries: missions, music, students, discipleship, evangelism and prayer teams. Here’s what I’ve learned along the way. 1. ...
Author: Julie Barrier
Fear is the antithesis of faith. Examples like the terrified Hebrews spying out the Promised Land, David facing the giant Goliath, the disciples panicking on a stormy boat, illustrate the fact that faith changes our perspective of fear. True faith begins and ends in the person of Jesus Christ. He alone can still the storms and bring peace.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Colossians 1:15-17, Joshua 1:1-9, Mark 4:35-41, Numbers 13
Caleb modeled radical faith into his later years. King Asa, in contrast, trusted in his allies rather than God. Instead of getting comfortable and complacent as we age, we should surrender more, release more, rely more upon God. Finish stronger than you started. Take risks and see how God comes through. The goal is to live "happily ever after" when God will say, "Well done,...
Speaker: Francis Chan
Topic: Faith, Perseverance
Some people look at faith in God as something that is regulated to “personal belief.” In other words, you can believe something if you want, but it’s not really real. The Bible’s view of faith is quite different. Faith is not something you believe without evidence for the object of its existence. Rather, biblical faith is based squarely and solidly on evidences. Biblical faith...
Author: Tom Terry
Topic: Preaching & Teaching