Knowing God

Complain | Converse | Covenant

Covenant Giving

March 31, 2019 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Malachi 3:10-18 we look at the grace, love, sacrifice, and relationship in giving.

Covenant Part 4

March 17, 2019 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Malachi 3:1-9 we look at the correlation between the salvation and marriage covenants and two major tests of love, repentance and the tithe.

Covenant Part 3

February 24, 2019 • Pastor Paul Smith

Malachi 2:13-3:4. We look at the covenant of marriage and the sin of divorce.

Covenant Part 2

February 17, 2019 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Malachi 2:1-14 we dig into God's covenant law, the purpose of that covenant, and God's illustration for covenant.


February 10, 2019 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Malachi 1:1-14 we learn about the nature, action, and capability of covenant love.

Conversational Listening Part 2

November 18, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

Haggai 2:1-23. There are several ways that we can listen to God: through remembrance, presence, reflection. All these ways lead to learning through listening.

Conversational Listening

November 11, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Haggai 1:1-15 we see an example of God communicating and the prophet is responding through listening prayer, listening through promise, and listening through action.

No Complaints

November 4, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

In Habakkuk 3:1-19 we learn three things that will help us reduce how much we complain. Seeing instead of being seen, listening instead of being heard, and knowing instead of being known.

The Worship Behind Complaints

October 28, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

Habakkuk 2:2-20 When we complain, we are revealing what we really worship. This passage shows us 6 common things that we in America worship: our words, wealth, home, government, sex, and consumerism.

Complaining and Relationships

October 21, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

This week we explore how complaining blinds us, the relational strain from complaint, and how to listen to complaint.


October 14, 2018 • Pastor Paul Smith

As we start this new series in minor prophets, we look at Habakkuk's complaint and see the selfishness and immaturity of complaint, the cost of complaint and God's response to complaint.