KEY QUESTION: “How do I deal with the hardships and struggles of life?” (Believe Pg. 401) KEY VERSE: “That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: 19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.” (Hebrews 6:19-20) KEY IDEA: I can cope with the hardships of life because of the hope I have in Jesus Christ. This message will answer the question, "How do I deal with the struggles of life?"
#25 Believe - Hope
September 10, 2017 • Mike Matijevich • Hebrews 6:19-20
#32 Becoming a New Person in Christ
Believe • October 29, 2017 • Mike Matijevich
KEY VERSES: "According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: 4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” * CHRISTIANITY IS NOT SOMETHING WE DO, IT IS A LIFE WE LIVE. * OUR FAITH IS NOT AN EXTERNAL CODE OF CONDUCT, IT IS WHO WE ARE!!! * What We Believe, What We Do and Who WE ARE Becoming are all a part of the journey that is intended to prepare us to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. KEY QUESTION: “So how do we think, act and believe like Jesus?” BY two distinctives: 1. The Presence of God 2. The Power of the Holy Spirit
#31 Learning To Hear God's Voice
October 22, 2017 • Mike Matijevich
Key Verses: Mark 8:17-18 "And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened? 18 Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember?" Jesus tells his disciples that they have a heart problem that has affected their sight, hearing and memory. Isaiah 6:1-10 Gives a three things we must do if we want to hear God's voice.
Believe Series • October 15, 2017 • Mike Matijevich
KEY VERSE: “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.” (Philippians 2:3-4). KEY QUESTION: “What does it mean to value others before myself?” “For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.” Luke 14:11 KEY IDEA: I choose to esteem others above myself. “For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.” Romans 12:3