Taking Ground: A Study Through Joshua
The Book of Joshua stands as a turning point in the Old Testament. It’s a story of faithfulness and courage where God reveals Himself as a holy and just warrior fighting for His people and a promise keeper. It’s also a clear picture of our walk with God today.
Prepare the Promise
January 6, 2019 • Doug Sauder • Joshua 1, 1 Corinthians 10
In the first message of our series, “Taking Ground," Pastor Doug shares from Joshua 1 as Joshua is appointed leader of the people of Israel and given an amazing encouragement by God. We also explore how both God’s command and His promise to Joshua apply to us!
A Mission of Highest Importance
January 13, 2019 • Chris Baselice • Joshua 2, Romans 10
In week two of our study through Joshua, Pastor Chris Baselice of our Plantation campus shares a powerful word from Joshua 2. In this message, we'll discover how God used an unlikely hero named Rahab, and how He wants to use you, no matter who you are or what you’ve done, to take ground and change the world.
Remembering Your Miracles
January 23, 2019 • Reuben Ramsaran • Joshua 4, Psalm 77, Revelation 12
In this message, Pastor Reuben Ramsaran shares a powerful word about remembering all that God has done in our lives. We also discuss the importance of journaling and how we can set up our own "stones of remembrance.”
January 27, 2019 • Doug Sauder • Joshua 5, Genesis 17
As we continue our "Taking Ground" series, Pastor Doug explores Joshua 5 and the amazing and holy moment that took place just before the Israelites took the city of Jericho. In this message, we'll discover the importance of what took place at Gilgal and how we see the resurrection of Jesus parallel this moment.
Walls Fall Down
February 3, 2019 • Doug Sauder • Joshua 6
In this message, we explore the power of faith and obedience to the Lord even when we don’t understand and how faith allows us to share in God’s victories with Him. We also discover why we all have a Jericho in our lives and how the Lord wants to knock down walls and use us to take ground for His kingdom.
Don't Bury Your Secret
February 10, 2019 • Doug Sauder • Joshua 7, 2 Corinthians 7, Psalm 32
Continuing our "Taking Ground" series, Pastor Doug shares a powerful, timely message from Joshua 7. In this message, we see the secret sin of Achan catch up to him and lead to the deaths of 36 men, showing us that our sin doesn’t just hurt us and will never stay buried. We also discover the importance of accountability and confession.
Learning From Achan
February 13, 2019 • Reuben Ramsaran • Romans 10, 1 Peter 1, Hebrews 3
Continuing the discussion started with "Don't Bury Your Secret," Pastor Reuben Ramsaran takes a deeper dive into Achan's sin, how dangerous and easy the path into temptation can be, and how we can flee from temptation and press into the Lord in these moments.
February 17, 2019 • Doug Sauder • Joshua 8, Deuteronomy 11
Our “Taking Ground” series continues as Pastor Doug shares from Joshua 8. In this message, we see Joshua and the Israelites learn from their previous failure at Ai and listen to the Lord on their way to a sweeping victory. We also see them renew their covenant with God as we discover why failure is such a good teacher and how it demonstrates our need to be fully dependent upon God.
Making Great Decisions
February 27, 2019 • Greg Anderson • Joshua 9, 1 Kings 3
Making decisions is a key part of daily life. We all know this. But do you have a strategy for how you make decision? In this message, Community Life Pastor Greg Anderson explores the importance of wisdom and discernment in our spiritual life.