September 24, 2023 – Hebrews 12:1-11 - How we know we are loved
Sep 24, 2023 • 34:52
Discipline, whether formative or corrective, is not only for our good and holiness, but also is a great encouragement and a sign from God that we are loved and are legitimately God’s children in Christ Jesus.
September 17, 2023 – Revelation 1:17-2:7; 3:14-22 – Corporate Repentance: A stern warning and a delightful promise
Sep 17, 2023 • 48:31
Our continuance as a true church depends upon whether we will repent of and turn from our sin toward Jesus and live delighting in him and being led by him.
September 10, 2023 – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-14a – Tree Spirituality: Discipling Friendships
Sep 10, 2023 • 41:46
Jesus is not only to be believed, lived, and shared with our words, but our lives as well as we make disciples and are being discipled by others.
September 3, 2023 – Matthew 6:16-18 – Tree Spirituality – Feeding on Christ: Fasting (Part 2)
Sep 3, 2023 • 36:28
True fasting is between you and God. It isn't something you show off. It is feasting upon Christ instead of the world.
August 27, 2023 – Isaiah 56:1-12 – Tree Spirituality – Feeding on Christ: Fasting (Part 1)
Aug 27, 2023 • 48:15
Fasting does no good if our hearts and actions are not aligned with God’s heart. We must live out God's heart of seeking justice and loving mercy.
August 20, 2023 – Psalm 46 – Be Still and Know
Aug 20, 2023 • 28:10
We do not need to be people of fear or rage because our God is mighty in power, he is our refuge, and he is our very present help.
August 13, 2023 – 1 Peter 4:12-19 – Tree Spirituality – Entrusting our souls to Christ in suffering
Aug 13, 2023 • 38:25
As Christians, we should expect suffering and rejoice in real suffering for Christ’s sake, knowing that our souls are safe in Jesus’ hands.
August 6, 2023 – Acts 17:16-34 – Tree Spirituality – Sharing for the Gospel
Aug 6, 2023 • 37:09
There are people that you know, that you work with, that you interact with, your neighbors and friends that are groping around in the darkness, searching and seeking for something that they don’t even know. God has placed you in this time and this place so that you can tell…
July 30, 2023 – Colossians 4:2-4 – Tree Spirituality – Praying for the Gospel
Jul 30, 2023 • 22:40
Because Christ is so wonderful, we should cultivate a life of observant and persistent prayer that aligns with the missionary heart of God so that all might know him. And we should align our lives purposefully in order to see Christ glorified as more and more come to know him.
July 16, 2023 – James 5:13-18 – Tree Spirituality – Praying with and for others
Jul 16, 2023 • 39:37
We should pray all the time, during good and bad times, individually and with friends, and pray with confidence and trust.