City on a Hill
How can you know beyond all doubt that you are saved? This is a serious question not just because it keeps some people from a state of fear but it keeps others from being dead wrong.
Because this world was made by a triune God, loving relationships with God & one another are what life is really all about. Loving relationships�especially within the family of God�are among our most powerful means of communicating the gospel.
Anxiety (worry) is the most prevailing quality of our modern culture. God�s will for your life is that you would not be anxious about anything.
Everyone lives for some kind of treasure. Christ is the only treasure worth leaving everything for!
How do you grow in your love for God and others, even to the point of loving your enemies? Plunging yourself consistently in the soul satisfying love of God through prayer. ]
Love Philanthropy? You’re receiving so much love from God that you recklessly give it away without expecting anything in return. Christianity is a set of drastically transformed interrelated relationships with God, myself and others.
he more skillful we are at impression management (hiding), the more the healing power of community is diminished and the more we are trapped in our loneliness. People gripped by God�s grace will be people of integrity (openness, honesty & authenticity).
Sexual desire is good, except when it�s bad. Sex is a heart issue, one that our culture has made only physical and the consequences are devastating.
Jesus is not only concerned with our behavior but also the beliefs that drive it and the power to do it.
People gripped by God’s grace will be Salt & Light in this world & will be persecuted.