The Weekend Matters

How We Roll

March 9, 2019 • Seth McRae • Jesus, christian, church, sermon, bible, Radiant, Foursquare, Newport, Oregon, Seth, McRae

The Weekend Matters - John 14:2, Gen 2:8, Ps 92:12-15. Ekklesia is Greek for a gathering of citizens called out from their homes into a public place. Very differing people, socio economic status, ethnicities and locations. People and a place. A requirement for being part of the christian church is to be planted. There is a difference between planted and potted. Planted means putting down deep roots. You can't do life on your own.

Love Lies Episode 2

Love Gone Wrong • August 10, 2019 • Seth McRae

II Sam. 6:16. David and Michal. II Sam. 6:23 the end of the story - childless. Watching the window means believing the answer to our relationships is always out there. You can find the right person and still have the wrong relationship. Dangers of window watching. 2) window watching blurs blessings. 2) window watching finds faults II Sam 6:20. Nobody wins the blame game. 3) window watching births bitterness. 4) window watching ends intimacy. Biblical love is a choice. I Cor. 13:4-7. How you see your spouse says more about you than them.

Love Lies Episode 1

Marriage • August 3, 2019 • Greg Strannigan

The purpose of marriage is to glorify God. Genesis 2:9. What healthy relationships look like. 1) God created us in His image. 2) God created us for relationship. There are distinct genetic components that make males and females different. Genesis 2:24 Enduring marriage depends upon 1) maturity. Leaving Mom and Dad. Be emotionally independent. 2) Commitment - cleave to his wife. Stick like glue. 3) Sex - become one flesh. Sex outside of marriage has painful consequences. Sex creates a bond that when broken brings incredible pain. How to have a dynamic marriage. 1) Attach high value to your spouse. Matt 6:21. 2) Meet the needs of your spouse.

Dream Again Episode 3

Sowing Seeds and Seeing Stars • July 27, 2019 • Seth McRae

To dream comes naturally, but to dream again takes something supernatural. Abraham's call came in his later years. Gen 15:5, Gen 22:17. Abraham was challenged to let go of two things in particular and to have faith to sow some seeds that would set the stage to realize God's calling for him. The seed of Ishmael and the seed of Isaac.