Jesus said, "Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. The Great Physician has a good prescription. Gain His perspective. Even in sorrow, take heart and wear a cheerful countenance. Look at Christ and reflect His light. Giving to others will also feed your soul and cheer you up. Preached at Elevation Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Steven Furtick
Scripture: John 16:33-33, Acts 27:21-22, John 15:11-11, Numbers 6:24-26
We can re-shape our misconceptions of God three ways: by the light of His Word, by the light (inspiration) of God's people and by the light of His Son, Jesus. These lights shine when we devote ourselves to Christ through prayer, fellowship and Bible study. Only then do our false impressions fall away to reveal God's true character. As we walk in the light of God's truth, He...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Psalm 36:9, John 9:5, John 12:35, John 1:4, John 1:9
Topic: Attributes of God
We find our meaning in life through our life's story in God. We have a glorious past. We have a beautiful future, a New Heaven, a New Earth and New Creation. We have a powerful present-because of our glorious past and beautiful future we can live with significance and thrive in the now. Preached at Casas Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ryan Kramer
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 1:2, Ecclesiastes 1:12-14, Genesis 1 - 2
iSight gives you a clear perspective on God's plan for successful relationships with significant others in your life.
Speaker: Seth Kreimeyer-Kelly
Topic: Small Groups
Dear Roger, This may come as a shock but I was wondering, is it said in the bible that God knows everything? Or is it assumed? Because if God were to know everything, he must also know the future. If this knowledge exists then the future must be predetermined. In result, the free will we see would only be an illusion to a plan that has already been predetermined in his...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Last week, the Dalai Lama, Buddhism's spiritual leader made this astounding quote, "Too much attachment towards your children, towards your partner," was "one of the obstacles or hindrances to peace of mind." The whole idea of suffering, desire, and detachment in Buddhism has had an effect on Buddhist societies that most Buddhists themselves do not recognize. Buddhism...
Author: Tom Terry
Topic: Church and Culture, Evangelism
Acts 16:19: “And when her masters saw that the hope of their gains was gone, they caught Paul and Silas and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers. “ When this woman that was possessed with the spirit of divination and was following Paul and Silas, nobody knew that she was an agent of other people. She was working for her masters who were the “brains” behind the...
Author: Chet Weld
Are you really excited about the holidays, or are you dreading them? Many people dread "family time." Russell Moore writes: "We tend to idealize holidays, but human depravity doesn’t go into hibernation between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. One thing that will hit most Christians, sooner or later, are tensions within extended families at holiday time. Some of you will be...
Author: Russell Moore
Christmas is not always a time of joy. Randy Alcorn shows us five ways to rejoice this holy season. He writes: "Family tensions (whose house do we go to when?), never-ending to-do lists, financial difficulties, unrealistic expectations—reasons for unhappiness abound. Can you find genuine happiness during the Christmas season, even in the midst of the pressures? Yes. True...
Author: Randy Alcorn
God's grand design for man in the garden was "very good." His plan was to lead man as rulers in the Garden to become kings and queens in eternity. The middle, or "bad" part of our journey here on earth is on-the-job training for heaven. The individual ingredients of our lives may taste awful, but in the hands of the Master Chef, they become delicious! PLEASE WAIT FOR VIDEO TO...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Genesis 1 - 3, Romans 8:28, Philippians 4:13, Hebrews 12:1-3