The prophet Elijah experienced great victories and great trials in his life. Calling fire down from heaven was a miraculous triumph. But lonely days of starvation at the Brook Kerith, and the death of the widow's son at Zarephath refined the man of God and made him realize the great Creator he served.
Speaker: Jeff Jones
Scripture: 1 Kings 17:1-24, Psalm 23:4, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, Romans 8:18
We are born with a sense of justice. But because of this tendency, we tend to want to retaliate when we are unjustly treated. Walk in wisdom. Walk in community. Grow in our understanding of being children of God. Live with eternity in mind. Preached at Village Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: Matt Chandler
Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-3, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, Romans 8:18, Matthew 5:39-43, Matthew 6:31-32
The ingredients for answered prayer include understanding God's will, living a righteous life and praying with faith. When praying for the sick, we need to understand the reasons for sickness and allow for different forms of healing: sickness unto death, sickness for discipline and sickness for the glory of God.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Matthew 7:7-8, James 5:13-16, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Corinthians 4:15-18, 1 Corinthians 11:27-28
In light of what we have learned from this great tragedy, as a nation we have greater clarity of our values, clarity on what makes America great, and clarity that even in the midst of great tragedy God cares for us. One of the great themes of Scripture is that we can turn to God for strength and comfort in good times and in desperate times. We also are clear that the price of...
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:3-4, Nehemiah 4:13-21
When our dreams are shattered, can we actually experience the grace of God in the midst of our humanity, watch God's spirit move in a powerful way, in a vibrant way, even at times through dysfunctional people. And that's the power and capacity that can be seen and experienced in the local Church. When we're hurt, we're going to work through it in a healthy way. We're going to...
Speaker: Levi Lusko
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:6-7
Overcome depression by processing your losses. A loss can be real, threatened or imagined, which is often a negative thought or lie that is believed. Either one can precipitate a depression. How we respond to any loss or crisis will determine how fast we recover. The following steps will help you overcome your losses: 1. Identify each loss Concrete losses are easier to...
Author: Neil Anderson
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4:11-11
In this study of 1 Peter, Peter promises that we have everything we need for life and godliness. God wants to replace ordinary living for an extraordinary adventure with Him. As partakers of God's nature, we must supplement our faith with virtue. Preached at Passion 2014. Used by permission of Misty Page.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 2 Peter 1:1-9, Ezekial 36:26, Ezekial 37, 2 Corinthians 4:17-18, 2 Kings 6
Topic: Spiritual Growth
God's amazing love for us is not given because of what we deserve, He actually adopts us as His very own children when we give our lives to Christ. Francis Chan explores what being a precious "child of God" looks like and how we can be sure of our salvation.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: Galatians 4:1-11, Psalm 46:1-3, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Topic: Love of God