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Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Knowing God s Will 4: Joyful Path of Suffering

Posted: 26 Aug, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Peter 4:1-2 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin. 2 As a result, they do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God. NIV11 Sometimes suffering is […]

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Animation 5 – Sinful Religionists – Life in Life Received

Animation 5 – Sinful Religionists – Life in Life Received

Posted: 21 May, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

We think of the account of the woman caught in the act of adultery as a beautiful story of grace and forgiveness. And it is. At least for one person. But not everyone received life from Jesus. The religionists (the Pharisees and teachers of the law) walked away from life. They were more concerned about […]

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Destroying Your Robot God

Destroying Your Robot God

Posted: 17 Jul, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

To have a meaningful relationship with God, we must not see Him as an emotionless robot always the same: passionless, uncaring, and unaffected by what He sees and experiences. We must see Him as a being who experiences joy and grief, pleasure and displeasure, intense love and extreme jealousy. Download Handout

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Following God into his Plan

Following God into his Plan

Posted: 02 Apr, 2016 | Author: Blaise Nelson

Sometimes we want to set our own course in life, but God has a different plan. In this message, Blaise tells the story of finishing college and wrestling with giving 100% of his life to whatever God wanted for him.   Download

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Knowing Jesus: Contentment

Knowing Jesus: Contentment

Posted: 23 Aug, 2015 | Author: John Houser

“I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do […]

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Knowing Jesus: Imitating Paul

Knowing Jesus: Imitating Paul

Posted: 16 Aug, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Pastor Steve speaks about the life of Paul and draws out some important lessons we can learn from his life. “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” – Philippians 4:9   Download Handout: […]

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Knowing Jesus: Thinking

Knowing Jesus: Thinking

Posted: 03 Aug, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

We often wear ourselves out trying to change all of our bad behaviors. But according to the passage we’re looking at in Philippians and other passages throughout the Bible, we can not only change our actions, but our thinking as well.   “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is […]

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Knowing Jesus: The Surpassing Greatness of Knowing Christ

Knowing Jesus: The Surpassing Greatness of Knowing Christ

Posted: 05 Jul, 2015 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

In this next section of Philippians 3, we take a look at these verses: “If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a […]

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Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Knowing Jesus: Suffering Well

Posted: 16 May, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

As we continue our series through Philippians, we’re going to take a look at the place of suffering in a Christian’s life. Suffering is very real, not only in the sense of the persecuted church, but also in the sense of the day-to-day struggles and battles that we face regularly. These sufferings, in whatever form, […]

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Galatians: The War Over You

Galatians: The War Over You

Posted: 28 Mar, 2015 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

“So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want. But if you […]

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Galatians: Freedom amidst Rules

Galatians: Freedom amidst Rules

Posted: 22 Mar, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

“You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” – Galatians 5:13 As Christians, we know that we are free, but also that we can’t just do whatever we want. We still have a set of rules that we […]

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Furthering the Gospel // Nate Saint

Furthering the Gospel // Nate Saint

Posted: 09 Nov, 2014 | Author: Tom Schwieger

“If God would grant us the vision, the word sacrifice would disappear from our lips and thoughts; we would hate the things that seem now so dear to us; our lives would suddenly be too short, we would despise time-robbing distractions and charge the enemy with all our energies in the name of Christ.” Nate […]

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Spending to Save

Spending to Save

Posted: 15 Sep, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

A counterintuitive approach to a fulfilling life is to live for God and spend your life loving his people. Then you can truly take hold of life!

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Rethinking Sin Culture

Rethinking Sin Culture

Posted: 24 Nov, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

When we call evil good it is not loving. Rather it muddles lines—lines that God drew to bring us good.

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Take Heart

Take Heart

Posted: 02 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In in times of struggle, it helps us to take heart when we remember the power, sovereignty, and compassion of God.

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Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Lamp, Light, Fire, Hammer 1: Oracles of Blessing

Posted: 16 Feb, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

There is a HUGE blessing in having the oracles of God on any topic, and the words of God address all of our greatest areas of need.

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Astonishing [Yet Normal] Faith

Astonishing [Yet Normal] Faith

Posted: 04 Apr, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, we look at The Woman Who Touched Jesus’ Cloak to see how God does great things, even for people with average faith.

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Life. Life, Life.

Life. Life, Life.

Posted: 19 Apr, 2020 | Author: Steve Nelson

God doesn’t just promise life in the next life after we suffer and struggle through this life. He promises life in this life as well as life in the next.

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