"...That you love one another." The inspired Apostle John wrote these words nearly 2,000 years ago, but this charge remains true (1 John 3:11). How easy is it for modern Christians to live up to this standard? This series explores the ideal of Christian love.
Skeptics of Christianity sometimes argue that Jesus did not claim to be God. But does this claim stand up to scrutiny? Within the framework of first century Judaism, Jesus makes several claims of deity recognized by His intended audience. In fact, the charges against Jesus within the Jewish tribunal include blasphemy because they understood His claims. The series explores titles used by Jesus or other applying to Him which were claims of deity.
Faith is more than a vague belief. It is a conviction. It ought to drive us to action. Hebrews 11 offers several examples of what it is to be moved by faith.
How would you answer a person who asked why you worship the way you do? This series explores the basis for our worship. We seek to understand the underlying values supporting our acts of worship as well as articulate how we worship together.
We love the Thanksgiving holiday. Or, at least most Americans do. There are many reasons to love this great day; many of these reasons should be celebrated. But none is more significant than giving thanks to God. This series looks at examples and reasons for Christians' thankfulness.
Amos was an ordinary man. Not the kind of person the social elite or religious false teacher would recognize. But God used him to bring a tremendous message to Israel. At times we might not believe that God would use us; but God can use anyone of us to accomplish His work. How might God use you?
Is it possible to find encouragement from someone whom you have never met? The church at Colossae was facing real problems from within. Yet one of their own sought out the imprisoned Apostle Paul. His letter is intended to gently correct and encourage. In it we find deep truths which inspire today.
Did God plan that Christians should be conformed into the image of Christ (Romans 8:29)? If we are to reflect the image of Jesus, what qualities did Jesus display? This series explores how modern Christians can carry the image of Jesus.
Paul tells the church in Ephesus to "walk in a manner worthy of the calling...". They were called out of the world to live differently. This series explores the qualities Paul tells this ancient church they should walk in. Christians today should seek to apply these qualities to their lives.