The Bible is full of stories about how individuals, and later churches, come under pressure. It tells how they dealt with the pressure, some well and some poorly. Using the Bible as a guide, this sermon series will help us learn to cope with pressures that inevitably come in life.
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God uses perspective to help shape and stretch us, individually and as the Body of Christ. As we reflect on our lives together in the local Church, through fellowship, prayer, the breaking of bread, and teaching of the Word, will you allow God to challenge your perspective? Will you accept His perspective of peace?
Can modern psychology help give us more success in the things of God? Let’s take a look by considering the relationships of some of the great people in the Bible, in this week’s Moment to Celebrate!
Have you ever experienced the type of close intimacy, or healing that comes from being part of a group of people with whom you are completely safe? This week’s Moment to Celebrate!
Do you believe that God is in the process of making all that is into all that he wants it to be? Most Christians believe so. Practically speaking, then, are God’s children to simply embrace everything around them as God-ordered, God’s work in progress, his fait accompli?
Has anyone ever written you a note to say, “a curse be on you?” The Apostle Paul includes a curse in one of his letters. With all his talk about love, how can this be? Let’s look, in this week’s Moment to Celebrate!