Looking at the life of Paul and the ministry he was doing, we see that there were people in his life that influenced him greatly. Paul is even thought to have written 13 or 14 books in the Bible, some were co-written with others that had influenced him. People come and go in our lives, but they can leave a… Continue reading The 2nd | Paul’s People
Wrapping up the ‘Transformed’ series, Pastor Karl brings scripture full circle and summarizes Jesus’ sermon on the mount. How does it apply in today’s society?
Pastor Beth kicks off our new series titled ‘The 2nd.’ We’ll be exploring what it means to love your neighbor as yourself.
When asked what are the two greatest of all the commandments, Jesus told his disciples that loving God was #1—there is no one or thing that we should love more—and the second was to love others. Many of the other commandments would be followed naturally if we just did these two things. What does that mean, to love others? How… Continue reading The 2nd | The Five
As you listen to the sermon today think about all of what we learned in this series. This is the great sermon ever given. Period. 1. What are some things that you heard today that you remember from previous sermons in “A Transformed Life” series? 2. Did you notice something that you didn’t when you have heard/read it in the… Continue reading A Transformed Life | The Sermon on the Mount
Wrapping up the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks about how we are supposed to act as a follower. There are three warnings he gives to the people if they are not following the way. Tune in next week for a Sermon on the Mount Special!
No one is born with virtue, we make our own. Character is not what one does at moments in their lives, but what they do as an overall existence. Matthew 7 is exploring the need for character formation.
We learn from Pastor Dan what it means to store up your treasures in heaven. Jesus calls us to serve Him and Him alone, so what does that look like in a practical way?
We can argue with our thoughts when we begin to worry. God sees–and He cares! Being sure that God is good and not measuring it by the way you are perceiving the circumstances that are happening around you. Have confidence He is good and sometimes the circumstances around us fight against that, but you pursue him in faith.
In Jesus’ sermon on the mount, we learn from the book of Matthew what it means to go after God through our prayer life. Jesus sets the example of how we should pray and fast after God.
The Sermon on the Mount pushes forward and the next topic that Jesus talks about is what rewards we should expect. It is a metric of what happens when we are following the early [part of the sermon. If we are pursuing Jesus in our giving, prayer and fasting, we will be pursuing the heavenly kingdom and not laying up… Continue reading A Transformed Life | True Rewards
Pastor Karl continues in the book of Matthew examining what it means to truly have a giving heart posture that is motivated by God vs. self.