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Bible Study

LIO 7/29 – Crazy Jesus?

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FRIDAY– Crazy Jesus?
Big Point: James’ conversion shows us the importance of humility.

The book of James, rightly called the “Proverbs of the New Testament” for all the wisdom packed into it, is a piece of scripture treasured by Christians despite the convicting commands it contains. It is always interesting, however, to look past the text of the letter and into the author.

Most New Testament scholars today maintain that the author of this letter is the half-brother of Jesus – James and Jesus shared Mary as their mother, but did not share an earthly father since Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:35). This still means that James probably grew up with Jesus as his brother. We can’t know anything from their childhood, as scripture doesn’t report that information. However, we can look at some scriptural clues as to how James felt about Jesus during his ministry.

In Mark 3, we see a snapshot of how Jesus’ family felt about his ministry and his followers. Mark writes, “20One time Jesus entered a house, and the crowds began to gather again. Soon he and his disciples couldn’t even find time to eat. 21When his family heard what was happening, they tried to take him away. ‘He’s out of his mind,’ they said.” His family thought he was crazy! Amidst all his healings, the massive crowds following him, and his calling of twelve disciples, Mark records Jesus’ family saying, “He’s out of his mind.”

We’d be reasonable in assuming that James is a part of this group of Jesus’ family, after all, he was Jesus’ brother. This is incredible! James, who grew up with Jesus, was not a follower of Jesus throughout his earthly ministry. He probably thought he was crazy! How did he go from thinking Jesus was crazy, to leading the Jerusalem church and writing one of the most popular letters in the New Testament? What convinced him? Obviously, none of us would be convinced that one of our siblings was the Messiah. We too would think them crazy. Paul tells us later that Jesus appeared to James after he resurrected from the dead (1 Cor. 15:7).

This seems to be the reason for James’ conversion, and what a reason it is! It was enough to convince Jesus’ brother that he was the Messiah and thus convince him to become a follower of Jesus. It must have taken great humility for James to go from a skeptical brother of Jesus, to a follower of Jesus, and then a martyr for Jesus. Though we ultimately can’t relate to James in the sense that our brothers are not our Saviors, we can learn from his example. Despite being skeptical of Jesus, he ultimately humbled himself before Jesus, and would later call others to do the same (James 4:10). Perhaps a great lesson we can learn from James is that the life Jesus calls us to live is one of humility, even if it means admitting our errors, and living a life of self-sacrifice.

 
 

In one way or another, we all struggle with humility. Though this will be a constant struggle, we should never give in to our pride. In what areas of your life do you feel God calling you to humble yourself?

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Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)



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Resources Used This Week:

The “Knowing Jesus” Study Bible
The Jewish Study Bible

All Scripture verses are New Living Translation unless otherwise noted.


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The mission of the CedarCreek LivingItOut Bible study is to provide a complementary Monday-Friday study that digs deeper into Scripture and the weekend message topic so we can live out our faith daily in Jesus Christ.

Each week the LivingItOut (LIO) is put together by a team of writers and proofers. Thank you to this week’s team! Interested in serving? Questions or comments about this week’s study? Email AndyR@CedarCreek.tv

 

LIO 7/28 – What is an Active Faith?

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THURSDAY– What is an Active Faith?
Big Point: When we “act like it,” we are peace-loving, gentle, and willing to yield to others.

Think about the different kinds of relationships in your life: parents, siblings, spouse, child, in-laws, neighbors, co-workers, acquaintances, close friends. Even though these relationships can be quite different, how do you expect to be treated by each of these individuals? Do you treat them like you expect to be treated?

On Wednesday we looked at James 3:13-16 and how earthly wisdom negatively impacts our lives. Verse 17 shows the flip side, how wisdom from God is pure. It is also peace loving, gentle, and willing to yield to others. What does it look like to live and act in a way that will bring peace? Some simple and practical ways might just be watching your tone and body language, not actively trying to stir up trouble, and compromising with people (unless that leads to sin). If there is an issue or wrong behavior to address, make sure it is done in a gentle and loving manner so the recipient is open and willing to listen. Demonstrate that you are caring and not merely judging.

A few months ago, Ben Snyder spoke about trying to see things from others’ perspectives. James expresses this sentiment as well when he tells us what wisdom actually looks like in action.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 3:17 (New Living Translation)
17But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and the fruit of good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere.

Question: What do we need before we can be peace loving, gentle and willing to yield to others?

Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
What does it look like to be peace-loving, gentle, and willing to yield to others?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
Which of these three is hardest for you to live? What is one practical way you can improve in this area this week?

 

PRAY IT…
Thank God for showing you loving peace and gentleness. Tell God the area you are struggling with. Ask him to give you wisdom and show his love in the relationships in your life.

 

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Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

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Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/27 – Celebrity God

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WEDNESDAY— Celebrity God
Big Point: When we truly know God, we act like it.

Do you worship a celebrity god, listening to his music and wearing t-shirts with clever sayings on them? A celebrity god would be manageable and predictable and you could be friends on his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter. But would you really know him? James 3:13 presents us with a challenge, “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” According to the Jewish Study Bible, when God introduced himself to Moses in Exodus 3:14, he tells him the meaning of his name. “Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh,” meaning “my nature will become evident from my actions.” When we realize that our God is a God of action, then we can understand that when we are in a relationship with him, it will be an active relationship, not a passive friendship with postings to a Facebook page about our hobbies and the funny videos that make us laugh.

James tells us that to have an active relationship with God we need to understand God and rely on him for wisdom so that we can live as true peace-loving, considerate, submissive, people who are full of mercy. To know God requires an active prayer life and to be in direct communication with him. To understand him is to read his Word to learn what he likes and finds pleasing and acceptable in how we live our daily life. By remaining humble or teachable we can learn something new through scripture for anything we face in life. Humility that comes from wisdom happens when we are able to become and remain submissive, or teachable. By asking God for wisdom, we can learn how to live an honorable life.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 3:13-16 (New Living Translation)
13If you are wise and understand God’s ways, prove it by living an honorable life, doing good works with the humility that comes from wisdom. 14But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your heart, don’t cover up the truth with boasting and lying. 15For jealousy and selfishness are not God’s kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and demonic. 16For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind.

Question: Why do you think actions and belief are so connected?

Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
In what areas of your life do you struggle to learn from God?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
Spiritual disciplines (reading, prayer, fasting, memorizing, etc.), when done properly can help you know God. On which spiritual discipline do you need to focus?

 

PRAY IT…
God, help me learn to rely on you for wisdom and help me bring all my needs to you in prayer. Help me live my life as a peace loving, considerate, humble person full of mercy for others being impartial and sincere.

 

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Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/26 – Tongues on a Boat

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TUESDAY– Tongues on a Boat
Big Point: Our words are powerful… we should use them for good.

Before the invention of the airplane, long distance exploration travel happened by way of the sea, on boats. The conditions on these boats were less than accommodating by today’s standards, but if someone set out to explore, like Christopher Columbus or Ferdinand Magellan, they needed to use a boat. These large vessels traveled through incredibly difficult conditions without the technology we have today. One thing, however, has been an important part of a boat throughout all this history – the rudder. Though a relatively small part of the ship (the Titanic’s rudder was over 500 times lighter than the ship, and 1/58th the length) it is absolutely essential as it steered the ship.

Similarly to the rudder, the words we choose have the power to steer others into a good or bad day. James 3:4-5 says, “And a small rudder makes a huge ship turn wherever the pilot chooses to go, even though the winds are strong. In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches.” If we are having a bad day, how do our words of frustration affect those around us? We are told in Proverbs 16:24 that “kind words are like honey – sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Rather than speaking in anger and negatively affecting someone, our sweet words can build others up. James tells us in 3:2 that if we could control our tongues, we could control ourselves in every other way. Similar to a ship’s rudder, our tongues control much more than they get credit for.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 3:2 (New International Version)
2Indeed, we all make many mistakes. For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every other way.

Question: What does James mean when he says that by controlling our tongues we can “control ourselves in every other way”?

Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
Have you noticed the negative impact your own words can have on your own life? Explain.

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
Write down the names of three people that you can encourage today.

 

PRAY IT…
Thank God for this day and for the opportunities that you have and will have to speak life-giving words into someone. Ask God to help you control your bitter, angry, and frustrated words when they start to consume your mind. Ask God how you can speak truth into someone today.

 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/25 – Weapons Made of Words

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MONDAY— Weapons Made of Words
Big Point: We should do everything we can to bless others.

Last weekend, our founding pastor, Lee Powell, continued our “Switch” series by teaching out of the third chapter of the book of James. He talked about how we need to switch from throwing #shade (insulting others) to #blessed (blessing others). James, the brother of Jesus, wrote the letter of James around 49 AD. Many scholars believe this to be the earliest written document in the New Testament. It seems that James was writing to a group of Hebrew Christians who were experiencing some persecution—as much of the early church did. He encouraged them to persevere through suffering and also gave them very practical bits of wisdom to live out their faith.

The first part of chapter three centers around how we treat others with our words. James tells us how powerful the tongue—our words—can be by comparing it to the bit in a horse’s mouth, or a rudder on a ship. We will discuss the power of the tongue later this week, but knowing how powerful it is should give us pause in the way we use it. These two things, a bit and a rudder, have to be strictly controlled by a person in order for them to be effective. In order for us to be effective believers, we have to be very strict in the words we choose. As Lee said, we have to be careful, creative, and kind with our words. When we aren’t, we show ourselves to be quite hypocritical. As James writes, how can blessing and cursing come out of the same mouth. While it may be difficult, our words matter and we should use them to bless, not insult.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 3:10
10And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right!

Question: When we use the same mouth to bless and curse we show our hypocrisy. Read further into James 3. What comparisons does he draw to illustrate this truth?

Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
James makes it clear that our words are powerful. What are some instances in which you’ve recognized this to be true?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
Try to go out of your way today to say three kind things to three different people. Try to be creative!

 

PRAY IT…
Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for making me in your image! Teach me to be humble and kind. Help me to control my tongue, I know how powerful my words can be and I want to use them for your glory and for the benefit of others. Help me bless and pray for others. Amen.

 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO week of 7/25: Series – Switch: Throwing Shade to Blessed

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LIO 7/22 – God Wanted to Kill a Child?

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FRIDAY – God Wanted to Kill a Child?
Big Point: God wants us to trust him with everything.

One of the more controversial passages in the Bible appears in Genesis 22, where God asks Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, as an offering. Many people question God in this story because it makes him seem to be in favor of child sacrifice. On a surface reading of this story, one could definitely come to this conclusion. However, as with any biblical text, we must understand the context and intent of the passage. Through a careful study of this passage, we learn that the point of this passage has nothing to do with child sacrifice, and that God would never actually call for a father or a mother to sacrifice his or her child. We cannot afford to miss the point when we read scripture.

To assume that the moral of the story is that God might require child sacrifice from his people is short-sighted, especially given all of the instances where God specifically expresses his hatred of child sacrifice (Lev. 20:2-5, Jer. 32:35, etc.). Simply put, nowhere in the Bible can you find God asking someone to sacrifice their child and allowing them to follow through on it. Not only that, but the message of this story was that Abraham needed to trust God – even with the life of his beloved son, Isaac. Trusting God with his son actually allowed him to love Isaac more fully. As Pastor and author Tim Keller writes, “Abraham took that journey, and only after that could Abraham love Isaac well and wisely. If Isaac had become the main hope and joy of Abraham’s life, his father would have either overdisciplined him (because he needed his son to be “perfect”) or underdisciplined him (because he couldn’t bear his son’s displeasure) or both.”

Abraham knew that even if he sacrificed Isaac, God would have brought him back from the dead (Heb. 11:17-19). He trusted God with his son, his heir, the one he had been awaiting for his entire life. James tells us that Abraham was shown to be right with God by his actions. This is key to James’ message. Abraham wasn’t made right with God by his actions; instead, his actions proved he was right with God. This is the third aspect of saving faith – trust.

Not even his son was off limits to God. Everything he had he trusted to God. We sit thousands of years removed from the story of Abraham and Isaac, knowing that God asks us to trust Him with everything, not fully recognizing that everything means everything.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 2:21
Don’t you remember that our ancestor Abraham was shown to be right with God by his actions when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?

If part of having a passionate faith is being obedient to God (like Abraham), in which areas of your life can you be more obedient to God?

 

How might God be asking you to trust him today?

 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/21 – How Do You Know You’re Saved?

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THURSDAY – How Do You Know You’re Saved?
Big Point: We know we’re saved when we want to obey.

When you grow up in the church, it is said that you are usually saved at least a couple of times. You say the “Salvation prayer” over and over just to be sure you really meant it the first few times you said it. Then you wonder, “Is that really it?” Are you now safe from the fire and brimstone you’ve had nightmares about? If you came to Christ as an adult, does merely saying “the prayer” provide a free pass from all of the times you messed up in the past? We need to have a clear understanding of what saving faith really is.

It seems so easy; salvation is a free gift, but how do we know that the Spirit of Christ is really living inside of us? According to theologian R.C. Sproul, there are three aspects of saving faith: intellectual awareness, intellectual assent, and fiduciary commitment. In other words, we must understand the truth claims of Jesus, we must accept the truth claims of Jesus, and we must trust Jesus with our whole life. The last part is the most important. Even Satan and the demons know they are lost and that Jesus is God’s Son, however, they don’t lay themselves before Him and ask for salvation through Christ alone. In putting our faith in Him alone and seeking to obey Him, we are truly saved. As our campus pastors said this weekend, “Religion says we are saved by what we do. Jesus says you are saved by what He has done.”
We know we are saved when our beliefs match our actions, when we truly want to live a life devoted to Christ. Not because we feel like we have to, but because we truly desire to please God.

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 2:14
What good is it dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone?

Question: According to the passage above what are two crucial components of a saving faith?
Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
How can you know that you are saved?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
If someone were to examine your life, would they know you were a Christian? How?

 

PRAY IT…
Ask God to reveal the true state of your relationship with Christ. Pray for clarity in ways that you can live out your salvation to honor Christ’s sacrifice and make your life look different than that of those around you. Pray that your faith and your actions are aligned.
 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/20 – Does God Play Favorites?

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WEDNESDAY – Does God Play Favorites?
Big Point: A passionate faith does not play favorites.

Here’s one LivingItOut writer’s personal story about his grandfather: My grandfather grew up during the Great Depression. As a result, he became frugal, hardworking, and responsible with his finances. He worked in a factory then went home to farm his land. When he would go car shopping, he was ignored by many dealers until one lucky salesman found out that my grandfather had the cash to pay for a car tucked away in his old flannel shirt and work pants. The other agents had overlooked him because he did not appear affluent enough for them to bother investing their time and attention.
How many times have we shown special attention and respect to those appearing rich and powerful versus someone who may have been less sophisticated? When we avoid making eye contact with the homeless man in shabby clothing, do we make him feel less than human? This is not the example Christ gave us. He engaged people with whom others would not associate, including prostitutes, lepers, and poverty-stricken individuals. He looked them in the eye. He touched and hugged them. He let them know they were important. Does your faith compel you to reach out to the less popular in society, to embrace the unlovable, to befriend those without friends, or give your time and resources to someone who can never do anything for you in return? Or, do you, like those who don’t follow Christ’s example, favor the movers and shakers of the world? Does your faith make you any different than the world? Does your faith move you to love others the way God loved you when you were completely unlovable?

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 2:8-9
8Yes indeed, it is good when you obey the royal law as found in the Scriptures: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 9But if you favor some people over others, you are committing a sin. You are guilty of breaking the law.

Question: Why do you think James take such a severe stance on favoritism?
Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
How is it possible to obey part of God’s law by loving others as ourselves, but still break the law by showing favoritism?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
Are there certain people you tend to avoid?
 
Knowing what James says about this, what can you do to change your behavior?

 

PRAY IT…
Thank the Holy Spirit for bringing this issue to your attention. Ask Him to search you and point out any shortcomings you may have in your treatment of others. Then ask Him to bring your will into line with His and provide you opportunities to show love and respect to everyone who comes across your path, not just a select few.

 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

LIO 7/19 – When You Shouldn’t Show Mercy

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TUESDAY – When You Shouldn’t Show Mercy
A passionate faith shows mercy to others.

Your cell phone rings at work. The voice on the other end of the line is the junior high counselor calling to tell you that your son was the victim of a bully who physically and emotionally tormented him to the point of tears in front of his classmates. Your heart rate elevates and you immediately feel overwhelming emotions of anger and sadness rising inside you. Beyond concern for your son’s well being, your next thought is what kind of person would do such a thing to your child? What sort of parents would raise such a child? And what will the school do to ensure the well-being of your son? In a situation like this, the idea of showing mercy and forgiveness toward the aggressor is almost unimaginable.

One of the key challenges many of us face in our walk with Christ is our desire for those who have wronged us to pay for their sins. However, it is not ultimately up to us to make that happen. As Pastor Andy Stanley says, “In the shadow of my hurt, forgiveness feels like a decision to reward my enemy. But in the shadow of the cross, forgiveness is merely a gift from one undeserving soul to another.”

Our desire for consequences or, worse yet, vengeance, represents a double standard that illustrates our lack of accountability for our own sins. It also reveals a lack of faith and respect for our Lord. A passionate faith shows mercy to others. To be merciful and live as God desires, we must realize that it is not our place to pass judgment. Though it may at times seem undeserved, we are called to show mercy to even the most unsavory of people.

Mercy and forgiveness do not equate to a lack of consequences. The schoolyard bully will likely receive his comeuppance one day. But even when there does not appear to be immediate consequences, we know that judgment will be forthcoming. For although God will indeed forgive and show mercy to those who turn to Him in repentance and faith, we are assured in 2 Corinthians 5:10 that “We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive what is due him for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.”

 

READ IT… What does the Bible say?
James 2:12-13
12So whatever you say or whatever you do, remember that you will be judged by the law that sets you free. 13There will be no mercy for those who have not shown mercy to others. But if you have been merciful, God will be merciful when he judges you.

Question: Why is it never acceptable to withhold mercy and forgiveness from our fellow man?

Answer:

 

BELIEVE IT… What is the lesson for me?
Think of an instance when you withheld forgiveness for the actions of another person. How did this behavior leave you feeling?

 

LIVE IT… What will I do now?
How will you act differently the next time you are wronged by another person? What will you gain – and lose – by showing mercy and forgiveness, and leaving judgment to our Lord?

 

PRAY IT…
God, I pray that you grant me the humility and wisdom to realize that because I have sinned, I have no right to judge others – even those who have sinned against me. Help me to understand and believe that mercy, love, and forgiveness are gifts that I am called to bestow upon all people, and to trust you to serve as the only righteous judge of another person’s actions.

 

More Living It Out


Dig Deeper with this week’s teaching pastor:

Click here to go deeper using the Life Group video by the teaching pastor or view the message.


Switch Series—Memory Verse:

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.
James 4:10 (New Living Translation)


 

Additional Resources

James Reading Plan

John Reading Plan

Making It Last, Marriage Resources

Deeper Study

 


2016 Memory Verses

God Where Are You Now Series
"You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”
Jeremiah 29:13

Power of One Series
"Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.”
Philippians 2:2

Switch Series
"Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up in honor.”
James 4:10

Summer Concert Series
"My heart is confident in you, O God; my heart is confident. No wonder I can sing your praises!”
Psalm 57:7

Family Matters Series
"A house is built by wisdom and becomes strong through good sense.”
Proverbs 24:3

Comeback Series
"Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and holy.”
Ephesians 4:23-24

One On One Series
"Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, 'I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.'”
John 8:12

Crazy In Love Series
“Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other."
Romans 12:10

Awaken Series
“Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
Ephesians 5:14b

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