Today we hear a report from our team that served in Uganda the past 2 weeks. Why do we do missions? Three reasons: Because we love God.Jesus gave us a commission to go in Matthew 28:19-20. In Matthew 22 He says if you love me you will keep my commandments. Because we love people.Also in Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus was asked “what is the greatest commandment?” He replied saying the “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart…
Exodus 20:4-6 The Second Commandment forbids idolatry. The Second Commandment reveals God’s commitment to His people. Why was idolatry attractive? 1. Guaranteed2. Selfish3. Easy4. Convenient5. Logical6. Pleasing to the Senses7. Indulgent8. Erotic: The Second Commandment is broken by: Fashioning our own gods Fashioning God according to our own ideas The Lord speaks to the people out of the fire, a powerful image, something bright and visible, capable of being seen and illuminating; but it is also dangerous and untouchable, a…
Today we begin a series looking at the ten commandments. They reveal God’s righteousness and our sinfulness. They reveal to each and every person that we are sinners in need of a Savior.
In Exodus 19:1-25 the children of Israel have arrived at Mount Sinai and encounter God in all His glory. We find that there are 3 parts to their encounter with God that apply today.
You cannot do it alone. We need God, and we need each other.
When we encounter difficult things throughout our day, the way we respond reveals something deep within us. What is inside us is what comes out when we go through hard times.
Have you ever had a time of unforgettable, spontaneous, life changing worship? After Israel miraculously crosses the Red Sea in Exodus 15:1-21, we see Moses lead them in a spontaneous time of celebration and worship to the Lord.
In Exodus 13:17-14:31 the children of Israel have escaped Egypt and camp by the sea. They look back in fear as Pharaoh comes after them but we see 3 ways that God’s mercy and grace is displayed: His Promise to them. His Presence with them. His Power for them. They thought the enemy behind them was more powerful than the God before them. Often times we have a tendency to look back to things that we’re used to or are…
As we being a series on the Power of God, we find that God will help you move on when life is difficult.
Today we walk through the events around the resurrection of Jesus, what they meant to people 2000 years ago and what they mean to us.