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Directionally Challenged

Why do we have different languages if we were created by one God? Man had one language and developed one layout for one location. God wanted man to follow His plan by filling the earth and fixing their eyes on Him. God used confusion to bring clarity to His plan. What can we learn from the story of the tower of Babel? If we use a Biblical worldview, we can explain why there are different languages. At times we have…

Friction

Genesis 6-8 The beginning of the catastrophe was sin spiraling out of control. The peak of the catastrophe is that all of men’s hearts were evil all the time. The effect of the catastrophe is people questioning God’s love. The result of the catastrophe was that the world was saved by the washing of water. The spiritual and geological effect of the flood reflects the power of our eternal God IF you see the world through the lens of the…

The Other Tree in Eden

Genesis 3 The course of corruption started with confusion. (v. 1-4) The core of corruption is man’s desire for power. (v. 5-6) The consequence of corruption is death. (v. 7-21) The conclusion of corruption is Jesus. (v. 22-24) The other tree in Eden became forbidden to save Adam and Eve and all mankind from an eternal life of corruption.

I Triple Dog Dare You

Things our Heavenly Father never said… If life gets hard…just quit. (v. 2-4) Why are you asking me? (v. 5-8) The one with the most at the end…WINS! (v. 9-11) I only have room for a few.  So find another gear! (v. 12-15) You don’t like my way?  I’m sure another good way will come around. (v. 16-18) Life is the ultimate “Man Challenge.”  We explore, we learn by trial and error, and there is victory when we figure it…

Unleash the Body

1 Corinthians 14:1-25 Earnestly desire.. gifts you can share (v. 1-5) Build up Call near Share convincingly gifts that help you mature (v. 6-21) Dive Deep gifts that will influence the lost (v. 22-25) One message Many messengers Many converts Realize what lives inside you – 1 Corinthians 6:19 Understand your value – Matthew 6:26 Nurture your gifts – 1 Corinthians 14:12 1 Corinthians 9:24 – Run to obtain the prize  

Fuel the Body

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 If my PART is not fueled by love … I am noise (v. 1) I am nothing (v. 2) I gain nothing (v. 3) Love is the perfect fuel for all PART’s Embraces time (v. 4) Elevates others (v. 4-5) Encompasses faith and hope (v. 7) Fueling with love leads to a church that is consistently “full.” Incomplete things are temporary (v. 8-10) Immature faith is meant to be temporary (v. 11-12) Because love fueled the cross…

Focus the Body

The body of the church is made up of many members but together we make up the whole.  It’s a difficult project that could leave us with blisters and sore, but it will be so worth it. What we do as a church body will have an eternal impact. Have you found your PART in our body yet?

Prepare the Body

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 1 Corinthians 9:24-27.  How do we build our body up in order to win the prize?  How do we train our body in such a way to handle the race?  Have you visualized the finish line? Successful preparation requires acknowledgment – the illustration would be that in bodybuilding or getting in shape we need to acknowledge where we are, where we’ve been, and where we want to go as far as our health, weight, condition, etc. I…