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Knowing God s Will 6: Hearts on Course

Knowing God s Will 6: Hearts on Course

Posted: 23 Sep, 2018 | Author: Steve Nelson

Proverbs 23:19 Listen, my son, and be wise, and set your heart on the right path. NIV11 Once, when I was a kid, my family went to church at a drive-in theater. My dad pulled up, put the speaker on his partially rolled-down window, and we quietly sat through the service. We were on vacation […]

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I Can Do All Things…

I Can Do All Things…

Posted: 29 Oct, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

God has given each of us amazing stories of how He has worked in our lives. Fear can keep us from telling people about these incredible events, and as a result, they miss out on learning from us and being encourage by what God has done in our lives. However, through him, we can be […]

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Does God Speak at Church?

Does God Speak at Church?

Posted: 12 Feb, 2017 | Author: Steve Nelson

If those who speak are supposed to speak as if speaking the very words of God, how are those who listen supposed to listen? In faith, can we believe that God will speak to us through His Word, through worship, through others, and even through the sermons we hear? 1 Peter 4:11a If anyone speaks, […]

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Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Marriage and Divorce – A Higher Calling 7

Posted: 30 Oct, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

Marriage is intended to be a beautiful life-long relationship. Unfortunately things don t always go as God desires in our broken world. In this message we look at what the Bible teaches on divorce and remarriage from 1 Corinthians 7 and from the teachings of Jesus. Download Main Handout / Supplemental Reference on Divorce See also: Pizza Seminar: What the […]

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Prophecy by Steve Nelson – DTC/HSLT 2016

Prophecy by Steve Nelson – DTC/HSLT 2016

Posted: 30 Jun, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

The Bible is full of amazing teachings about God s love for people and His relentless pursuit of their hearts. In the culmination of His plan, He gave His special son to die on the cross so that our sins could be paid for. It s an amazing story, but only if it is true. There are […]

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God’s Special Favor Beats Your Special Cookies

God’s Special Favor Beats Your Special Cookies

Posted: 26 Jun, 2016 | Author: Steve Nelson

God s not just after our obedience; he s after our hearts! Do you ever feel guilty, dirty, and like you have nothing to offer to God? And then, to feel better, do you start doing things like going to church, reading the Bible, or giving money at church? An amazing illustration from Haggai helps us see […]

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Disciple the Heart: Obey

Disciple the Heart: Obey

Posted: 10 Jan, 2016 | Author: Dr. Michael Parsa

The Bible tells us that God calls his followers to obey himself and those in authority over us. But what is a Christian supposed to do when these two conflict with one another? What does true obedience to God look like anyway? What about the grey areas? In this message, Dr. Mike Parsa addresses these questions […]

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Disciple the Heart: Discover

Disciple the Heart: Discover

Posted: 07 Nov, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

In this message, Steve speaks about the importance of discovering God through His Word. “Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law. They are not just idle words for you they are your life. […]

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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: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Knowing Jesus: Brother, Worker, Soldier

Posted: 28 Jun, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

This next teaching in our series covering Philippians takes a look at a scarcely mentioned character in the Bible Epaphroditus. By looking at the way Paul speaks of Epaphroditus, we can get a better understanding of what it looks like to live a live committed to the gospel.   Download Handout

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Galatians: Sowing and Reaping

Galatians: Sowing and Reaping

Posted: 05 Apr, 2015 | Author: Steve Nelson

The Bible tells us that we will reap what we sow (Galatians 6:7-9). It’s a basic concept that’s not too hard to understand. But why do some people do evil things and not seem to reap any negative consequences? And why is it that some people make the right choice and do not get a […]

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Killing to Live

Killing to Live

Posted: 30 Nov, 2014 | Author: Steve Nelson

Do you ever feel like there is something inside you that wants to control you and steer you down a bad path? That’s what the Bible calls the flesh, and it competes with every choice we make. It’s on ongoing struggle, but the Bible tells us how we can win out over the flesh.   […]

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What the Bible Says about Divorce

What the Bible Says about Divorce

Posted: 01 Sep, 2012 | Author: Steve Nelson

Divorce affects us all. Some of us may have been through it ourselves, or we may have come out of broken families. People in our church have been divorced and we all have friends and acquaintances who have been affected by it. So what does the Bible say? Is it ever permitted? Is remarriage allowed? […]

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Nudge

Nudge

Posted: 31 Mar, 2019 | Author: Steve Nelson

1 Corinthians 1:25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. (NIV11) God, even at his hypothetical simplest level of thinking, is smarter than Albert Einstein at his peak. This is important to understand when it comes to our pursuit of advice. When [ ]

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Made in God's Image

Made in God's Image

Posted: 07 Apr, 2019 | Author: Dove Cranson

Our culture is saying all kinds of things about gender and sexuality.  This brings up lots of questions.  Is gender just an arbitrary designation in our lives?  Is it something that God intended?  Does God want men and women to be different?  Does God have different roles for us each to play?  If we are […]

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