REAL hope
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Dear Church Week 1 Revelation 2:1-7 What Jesus Applauds: Good works v.2 Moral and doctrinal purity v.2b, 6 Perseverance v.3 What Jesus Grieves: Big heads and little hearts v.4Remember, Repent and Return Jesus Warning: Removal of the lampstand v.5lampstand = witness, light bearing ability

Matthew 28:19

Matthew 28:18-20

Guest Speaker Alex Fisher Matthew 28:18-20 We are called to live out God’s mission. We need to submit to God’s authority.    Jesus is in authority whether or not you chose to acknowledge it. Make disciples    Disciple – someone who is actively following Christ We are called to rest in the presence of God. If you are a… Continue Reading Matthew 28:18-20

Hope is Here

Hope is Here Week 6 Ready or Not Here I Come 2 Peter 3:11-18 How to be ready for Christ’s return: Eternal perspective should shape current living.    Holiness – taking serious what God’s word says (conduct)    Godliness – attitude Live in state of expectancy    How are you living? What are you living for? 1 John 2:28    It’s not too late to fix it.… Continue Reading Hope is Here Week 6

Hope is Here

Hope is Here Week 5 Jesus, What Are You Waiting For? 2 Peter 3:1-10 Question 1: Is Jesus Really Coming Back? Answer: Jesus return is a dominant theme in scripture! (v.2, John 14:1-3, Acts 1:9-11) Answer: Doubters validate the prophecy of Christ’s return. (2 Peter 3:4) Answer: Jesus return is consistent with God’s patter of judgement.    Apart from God’s righteous judgement… Continue Reading Hope is Here Week 5

Hope is Here

Hope is Here Week 4 2 Peter 2:12-22 False teachers are slaves to unashamed lust. (v. 12-14) False teachers cannot deliver on their promises. (v.17) What to watch out for Be wise to their approach. (v.18-19)    • Appeal to flesh    • Tell what you want to hear Be more enamored with a teacher’s life than his words.

Hope is Here

Hope is Here Week 2 2 Peter 1:12-21 2 Truths about the Bible The Bible claims to be the very word of God. v. 21; Psalm 22; Isaiah 53 There is only one right interpretation to every verse! v. 20; Hebrews 1:1-2 One of the functions of the Holy Spirit is to help you understand the truth of God’s word.

Hope is Here

Hope is Here Week 1 2 Peter 1:1-11 3 Steps to Growing in Confidence in Christ: Decide that Jesus is sufficient for everyday life. v. 3-4 You have to work to appropriate what you have! v. 5a The payoff: usefulness and assurance v. 8-10 The assurance of your salvation comes from the evidence of it not the experience.

Journey 4.0

Journey 4.0 Week 4 Go 1 Peter 1:22-25 Three Truths Motivate Us to Go Urgently: God uses people to rescue other people v.2 People are lost apart from a faith in Christ Those not rescued will be separated from God forever in hell