Have you settled for a mediocre faith? Is your prayer life mundane, expectations low. God is bigger than that. Steven Furtick preaches about childlike faith. "Paul said to not let anyone look down on you because you are young." • I’m an expert on the idea of being dumb enough that God can do anything. Anything that is written in God’s Word is possible for anyone who...
Author: Steven Furtick
Why does God put us on the shelf? Let's look at Moses, Paul and Jesus and find out why... Just got home. Opened the frig. An odiferous gallon of sour milk reminds me that I should have pitched it days ago. Milk has a short shelf life. The rotten cow juice makes my Cheerios taste like poo. Avocados are the food of the gods, in my estimation. Especially if you pair them...
Author: Julie Barrier
The old guy at the corner hasn’t seen him. The woman selling the figs hasn’t either. Jesus described him to the scribes at the gate and the kids in the courtyard. “He’s about this tall. Clothes are ragged. Belly length beard.” No one has a clue. For the better part of the day, Jesus has been searching up and down the Jerusalem streets. He didn’t stop for lunch. Hasn’t...
Author: Max Lucado
Topic: Preaching & Teaching
Dr. Stanley Toussaint teaches a stirring seminar from the heart of Paul and the little-known book of 2 Corinthians. Suffering, comfort, endurance, giving and reconciliation are just a few of the topics in Paul's powerful letter.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians
Because of Jesus, we have been washed completely clean, set apart for God's purposes, and declared just before God. All of these blessings come at the huge price of Jesus' sacrifice. Paul admonishes the Corinthian Christians to stop sexual activity outside of marriage, worship of false gods, marital unfaithfulness, and homosexual behavior. We must put Jesus first in our...
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 6:1-20, Romans 13:1-4, Acts 25:10-11, Colossians 1:22, 1 John 3:1-10
John Piper affirms the use of "the miracle gifts" mentioned in 1 Corinthians 12-14, but believes that the most effective forum is in the context of a small group where there is accountability and a way to test the revelation or gift operation. By John Piper. ©2013 Desiring God Foundation. Website: desiringGod.org . Used by permission.
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12 - 14
Topic: Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Singleness and marriage are both gifts from God. Intimacy is indispensable to marriage. When we deny sexual intimacy, we are cheating the marriage.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 7:1-9, Song of Solomon 4 - 8, Proverbs 5:15-23, Hebrews 13:4, Genesis 1:27-31
Topic: Sexual Immorality
The Apostle Paul (in 1 Cor. 13) challenges a couple of different paths where the believers have gotten sideways and are missing the "most excellent way" of living. It's a life that is recharged by God's love - a love that's personified in this passage. He's calling us back to the most excellent way of moving forward in our faith YouVersion notes HERE.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:31 - 13:8
Christ set us free to be part of His life-giving community-God is the source and strength of all we produce and we're invited to do something constructive with our freedom.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 Corinthians 3:5-12, 1 Corinthians 6:12, 1 Corinthians 10:23
Topic: Loving Others