Archive for May 2016

Summary

Today Eric tackles the myths surrounding work. Many feel that work is a necessary evil–something birthed out of the Fall of Man. The truth is that work is an act of sanctification, of worship, and of witness. Come explore the seven ways God uses our work to minister to us, and through us, to reach our world.

Scripture

Colossians 3.17

Proverbs 3.5-6

2 Corinthians 4.16-18

Colossians 3.22-25

Romans 12.1-2

Titus 2.9-11

Nehemiah 8.10

2 Corinthians 15.58

John 9.4

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Summary

For Mother’s Day, Eric tackles an issue near and dear to a mother’s heart–the happiness of her children. Many Christians believe “God is more interested in our obedience than our happiness.” To deconstruct this myth and see what Scripture actually says, he looks at several related questions. Are happiness and joy different emotions? Where does the Bible root our joy? Are joy and obedience actually opposing qualities? Is God primarily concerned with obedience over joy?  Some answers may surprise you.

Scripture

1 Kings 10.1-9

Psalm 16.11, 37.4

Matthew 6.21

Hebrews 11.6

Acts 20.35

Philippians 3.8

John 15.11

1 Timothy 6.6

Nehemiah 8.10

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Summary

Evangelism is a touchy subject for many Christians. It is suggested that 66 percent of Christians do not share their faith, and those who do, often do so out of guilt or fear of denying Christ. This week, Eric tackles the myths surrounding evangelism. What is it? What are we actually supposed to convey? How do people go about evangelism in the Bible? How do these answers set us free to share the good news?

Scriptures

Main

Luke 18.18-22

Acts 2.1-16

Supporting

Romans 5.1

1 Corinthians 6.11

Galatians 4.9

2 Corinthians 5.17

Matthew 10.37

Psalm 139.1

1 Corinthians 8.3

Revelation 5.9

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