Divorce. This word is packed with emotions. Pain, heartache, sleepless nights, agony, destruction. It may also be a liberating word for some. One that signifies freedom, relief, and peace. Books have been written on this subject, some better than others. Opinions have been shared, once again, some better than others. One of the benefits of going verse by verse through a book in God’s Word is that you get to cover topics that are fun and encouraging. But you also have to cover topics that are hard, difficult, and painful. Such is the case today.
Legalism is the belief that you can make yourself more righteous, justified, accepted, loved, etc. before a holy God.
The Law was given to guide the nation of Israel, not as a measure of righteousness. Somewhere along the line, the Law had been perverted as a means to prove righteousness instead of revealing our unrighteousness and need for a Savior.
Pastor Jon Schrag from Plum Creek Chapel (Sedalia, CO) teaches through Matthew 8:1-17 about Jesus' grace for the untouchables of society. We are challenged to look for the untouchables around us and extend the grace and love of Jesus to them.
The Greatest Commandment is to Love God; I can’t think of anything else that is more important than our relationship with God. I also can’t think of anything that hinders our relationship with God more than our sin. Sin is missing the mark. Romans 3:23, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” The penalty? Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Then… 1 John 1:9...
In this workshop, we look at what confession is, the types of confession, Old Testament and New Testament examples, crucial elements, and then we provide a guide to start confessing sins to God.
There will be no video posted of this week's service.