What would it look like to awaken to the life we're intended to live? How can the grace of Christ fuel our living in such a way, as to enable us to live out of the overflow of that grace and freedom. A freedom to choose God and choose to reflect His heart to the world around us. AWAKEN is a series looking into the book of Galatians and the truths the Apostle Paul was driving...
Scripture: Galatians 1 - 6
Whereas Isaac was entirely God’s doing, Ishmael was the result of Abraham’s doing. Where Isaac was a gift according to grace, Ishmael was a work of the flesh The contrast between self-reliance and God-dependence for our relational standing with Him These represent the 2 different ways of relating to God: law versus grace, flesh versus Spirit. Ishmael people see God as mere...
Speaker: Britt Merrick
Scripture: Galatians 4:21-31, Genesis 21:8-9, Genesis 17:18-18
Our handicaps, or "thorns" as Paul dubs them, are no accident. God can use them for spiritual service. We must stop window-shopping for what we don't have and learn to live with our own inventory.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Psalm 139:16, Galatians 4:13-15, Acts 23
Paul teaches that our sin nature doesn’t just operate in one small part of our conscience mind. Our sin nature permeates our soul and heart; it’s in operation throughout our being. God’s spirit in the core of your will, the core of your spirit, the core of your soul, the core of your mind… This is the life Paul describes as “live by the Spirit”, Christ in you, turn to God,...
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Galatians 3:2-4, Galatians 4:8-26, Luke 6
Topic: Process of 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
A Christian atheist believes in God, but lives his/her life like He does not exist. Therefore, there is no transformation or expression of faith in God. They live worldly lives. When you truly believe God and fear Him, you will obey Him wholeheartedly and unconditionally. LifeChurch.tv provides free ministry resources to churches through http://open.church/ . Visit...
Speaker: Craig Groeschel
Scripture: Titus 1:16-16, 1 John 2:3-4, Matthew 7:21-21, Galatians 4:8-9, Psalm 63:1-4