How People Change Colossians 1:21-29 People Change When… Christ changes their perspective (v.21-23) * Preexisting condition – alienated from God * Prescription (v.22) – cross * Prognosis (v.23) Others come alongside of them. (v.24-25) They finally solve the mystery (v.26-29) Jesus died for us so that He might live in us.
Who is Jesus? Colossians 1:15-20 Jesus is… The eternal God (v. 15-17, 19) Not your co-pilot (v. 18)First place The bridge between you and God (v.20) If you reject Christ you are standing in hostility towards Christ. The work of Christ on cross was to deliver us from wrath of God because of our sin.
How to Please God Colossians 1:9-14 The Life that Pleases God Is… Doing good works (v.10)It’s what you believe that shapes your character. But it’s how you behave that effects the people around you. Growing in the knowledge of God. (v.10) Choosing joy constantly. (v.11)Live power Holy Spirit gives us. Living with a grateful attitude.… Continue Reading Rooted Week 2
Colossians 1:1-8 God’s will is that we would deepen ourselves in Him. The gospel is the source of sure hope. 1) Sure hope is made alive by faith. 2) Sure hope is crushed by absence of faith. The gospel is defined as absolute truth. The gospel is to be shared by faithful ministers. The gospel is to… Continue Reading Rooted Week 1
Guest Speaker Derick Shepherd Psalm 1 It’s where you walk that shapes your life. We must pursue after that which pleases God. * Must learn to say no to certain things. * Wisdom is knowing when to walk away. * Things must say yes to. v. 2-3 *Say yes to God’s word *Say yes to God’s wisdom *Say… Continue Reading Summer Psalm Week 5
Love His Word Guest Speaker Austin McCoy Psalm 119 To love God is to love His law but to look to the law is to look to Jesus. God and His word are good. * The law is good. The law apart from Jesus is legalism. The law with Jesus is life. * The law is for our benefit. *… Continue Reading Summer Psalm Week 4
God has Spoken! Psalm 19 The Bible is comprehensive, but it’s not exhaustive. God’s word is sufficient for the transformation of the heart. God’s word is sufficient for teaching wisdom. God’s word is sufficient for giving us joy. Psalm 119:50 God’s word is sufficient for clarity. Psalm 119:105 God’s word is sufficient for keeping us… Continue Reading Summer Psalm Week 3
Heart that Seeks After God Part 2 Psalm 63 How does a person seek after God? Navigate the wilderness wisely* Seek the Lord* Bless the Lord* Meditate on word* Rejoice in advance Seek God by integrating Him into every area of your life What are barriers to seeking after God?* Hurry* Rebellion* Pride (James 4:6)
Heart that Seeks After God Psalm 63 Priorities are going to set direction you go. Priorities determine our destiny. Having a heart that seeks after God centers on intimacy. If make intimacy with God pursuit, obedience becomes overflow. What does it mean to seek after God?David wanted more. He wanted to go deeper.God wants more of… Continue Reading Summer Psalm Week 1
All In!Philippians 4:14-20 Posted by The Journey Community Church on Sunday, July 19, 2020 All In Philippians 4:14-20 Your giving is the Great CommissionShould be focused on spreading the Gospel.Investing in eternity When we give God gives back (part credit)Proverbs 11:24-25; 2 Corinthians 9:6When you sacrificially give your treasure in heaven is the response.God gives… Continue Reading Joy Ride Final Week