What Does the Bible Say About Biblical Stewardship? • February 23, 2020 • John Anderson
Why does God speak about the subject of money so often in His Word? Because He knows the power it can have over our hearts and lives. How can we be a faithful steward over all the resources He has entrusted us with? How can we truly invest in the eternal?
Don’t Forget Jesus!
Luke 2:39-52 • February 9, 2020 • John Anderson
The earthly parents of Jesus were really good people - they kept the law, the feasts, they sacrificed and prioritized their religion. But one day they left Jesus in Jerusalem as they made their way home from the latest celebration of the Passover feast. They were so preoccupied that they didn’t realize He was not in their midst. What a reminder to us modern-day parents, who often get sidetracked by everything going on in life and fail to include Jesus in our homes and in our parenting!
Connecting Heaven to Our Home
Colossians 3:1-4; 18-21 • February 2, 2020 • John Anderson
God established the home and intended that it produce a society that honored Him and its fellow man. Satan has hijacked the home today and our struggles at home have led to the disintegration of our society. Here are some scriptural priorities and practices that can connect heaven to our homes!
Matthew 5:9 2 Corinthians 5 • January 26, 2020 • John Anderson
The world in which we live knows nothing of peace. The majority of man’s time on earth has been marked by war and conflict. We as God’s children have an assignment here on earth - to represent the King of Heaven as an ambassador of peace. We have the sacred responsibility to help people accept God’s peace in exchange for their hostility and sin.
Principles of Effective Praying
James 5:16; 4:1-10 • January 19, 2020 • John Anderson
How many of God’s people can say they have a truly effective prayer life, that prayer is a high priority in their daily schedule? Here are some struggles and solutions to having a powerful relationship with God in prayer.
Offenses Will Come So Don’t Get Offended
Luke 17 • December 29, 2019 • John Anderson
Many times a child of God will get offended and hurt deeply in this journey of life. It is so important how we respond to the offenses of life. It can cause us to quit following Jesus or to go on to better things. Here’s how to live an “offense-free” life!
God’s Drummer Boy
Luke 2:25-35 • December 15, 2019 • John Anderson
Today’s text tells us of a man who, despite the spiritual darkness of his day, the moral decay and religious corruption that surrounded him, was expectantly looking for God’s promised Son! Simeon is an example to us all of faith and belief that God does what He says He will do.
Walking in Wisdom
Ephesians 5:14-17 • December 1, 2019 • John Anderson
We are navigating through some dark and troubled waters in our world today, and it is vital that God’s children learn to walk in wisdom. Knowledge is not enough to avoid shipwreck - we must have godly wisdom, and the Apostle Paul gives us some important steps to take in acquiring it.
Walking in the Light
Ephesians 5:8-14 • November 24, 2019 • John Anderson
We are living in such a dark and spiritually dead world today. It is vitally important that God’s people be the “light of the world” as He intended for us to be. How bright are you shining? Here are some things to remember as we attempt to truly make a difference in our world.