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Old School: Faces in the Old Testament

Old School: David – How to Ruin Your Life

2 Samuel 11:1-17 David – How to Ruin Your Life Allow complacency to creep in. Begin to justify self-indulgence. Ignore sin’s progression.a) A sinful thought becomes an attractive thought.b) An attractive thought becomes an obsessive thought.c) An obsessive thought grows into an imagined outcome.d) An imagined outcome promises a manageable outcome.e) A manageable outcome becomes… Continue Reading Old School: David – How to Ruin Your Life

Old School: Faces in the Old Testament

Old School: Daniel – Standing Up, Not Giving In

Daniel 1:1-21 Standing Up, Not Giving In Convictions determine your course.The worst time to make a decision is in the middle of it. Expect your convictions to be challenged.Challenges They Faced:• New Babylonian identity• New position in the Babylonian government• Eating food from the king’s table Direction, not intention, leads to your destination.The Path Principle“We… Continue Reading Old School: Daniel – Standing Up, Not Giving In

Old School: Faces in the Old Testament

Old School: Jonah – World’s Worst Missionary

Book of Jonah Disobedience brings discipline.• Nineveh represents the will of God.• Tarshish represents the will of man. Discipline brings deliverance. Deliverance brings devotion. • God is a God of second chances.• Failure is not fatal, nor does it have to be final. Devotion brings delight.• NOT just a physical miracle of a great fish.• It… Continue Reading Old School: Jonah – World’s Worst Missionary

Changed+Chosen

Changed+Chosen, Until He Comes

1 Peter 4:7-11 Until He Comes… Get serious about prayer.1 Peter 4:7First, “Be alert.” Keep our wits about us, or be sensible.Second, “Be sober-minded.” Literally means, don’t be drunk, but also be alert and self-controlled. Don’t hold grudges.1 Peter 4:8Love is not a warm, fuzzy feeling. Rather, it takes sustained, strenuous effort.Four guidelines on whether… Continue Reading Changed+Chosen, Until He Comes

Changed+Chosen

Changed+Chosen, Do I Have To?

Watch online at https://fb.watch/de2KScUZlF/ 1 Peter 2:13-25 Four Principles for Biblical Submission Submitting to others is submitting to God.Verses 13-14 Submission brings freedom.Verses 16-17 Submission is not conditional.Verses 18-20 Submission makes you more like Jesus.Verses 21-23