We can listen to the voices of rage and anger in our lives. We can hear the shouts of the world around us, or we can listen to God's voice of love. David learned in his lessons with Saul and Nabal that God avenges, God lifts up and we need to trust Him for justice and peace. Preached at Casas Church. Used by permission. Sermon and video begin at 29:30.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: 1 Samuel 25:1-42
Last week Matthew Paul Turner reached out to get my opinion on church Father’s Day celebrations like Church Unlimited’s Baconfest (Corpus Christi, TX) – offering 5 types of free bacon cuisine to draw a crowd to celebrate fathers and Father God. Matthew’s article for The Daily Beast explores how church Father’s Day parties are trying to reverse the American male’s disinterest...
Author: Kent Shaffer
Burnout happens only to givers. Its nature is the depletions of the physical and emotional resources that enable the giver to keep giving. Losing these resources causes despair, depression, irrational anger and a host of physical problems. God’s servants who burn out are those who have too little consciousness of—or care for—their personal needs to do what is necessary to...
Author: R. Loren Sandford
Bless. Pray. Don't retaliate. Give without expecting in return. Love unconditionally. That's what Jesus would do. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship . Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
Speaker: Pete Briscoe
Scripture: Luke 6:27-36
Joseph's model for reconciling with his brothers and father are illustrated in this story. To reconcile a broken relationship, your much rebuild trust with truth, repentance and time.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: Genesis 42:3-7, Genesis 42:9, Genesis 42:13-14, Genesis 42:21-24, Genesis 43:34
Christ also destroyed a wall between us and God so that we may know him personally and intimately. Christ can bring peace and reconciliation in our personal relationships as well. Preached at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship . Used by permission. Featured at Telling the Truth with Stuart, Jill and Pete Briscoe. Used by permission.
Scripture: Ephesians 2:13-21
Topic: Church Unity
Jesus Christ, as our High Priest, made a once-for-all sacrifice for our sins. As we experience His complete forgiveness in our own lives, we should extend that same forgiveness to our spouses.
Scripture: Hebrews 10
We all deal with feelings of anger. In Matthew 5, Jesus gives us a model for handling anger. We must not belittle others, we must reconcile with those we have hurt and we must forgive as Jesus has forgiven us. In His teaching, Jesus aims to change our hearts and minds so we can live in a new way.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Matthew 5:21-25
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “It is appalling that the most segregated hour of Christian America is eleven o’clock on Sunday morning.” Progress is slow on racial reconciliation in this country, particularly given recent events. But why do lingering divisions exist in the Church, the very communities built on the promise of forgiveness and reconciliation? Finding...
Author: David Kinnaman
Dear Roger, Violence, vengeance and hatred plague our nation. I have had enemies, but I don’t try to kill them! However, I can’t get past my own wounds. I have spent my life with a person who is angry, abusive, slanderous and deceitful. I don’t know if I can go another day without retaliation. I know as a good Christian, I shouldn’t want to get revenge, but my enemy fills...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier