Guest Speaker: Jason Coplen How to Suffer as a Stranger
Strangers: Look to God 1 Peter 1:3-5 We need encouragement. Life is tough. There are so many kinds of struggles we might be dealing with.
Strangers: Belonging 1 Peter 1:1, 2 Being a Christian in the world brings tension and challenge. As it has been said before: God has saved us, and so we are IN the world, but no longer OF it…
It is wonderful to hear how much dads love their kids, as well as the role of fathering them. There is sensitivity, tenderness and care that fathers experience. And it is amazing when we recognize that earthly father-love like what we have heard is merely a smaller, human picture of a deeper, eternal, even more powerful love, the love of God the Father. We human dads are not perfect, but we have a heavenly Dad Who is.
Serving is about making yourself open to the movement of the Holy Spirit through allowing Him to use you to advance His kingdom. The verse we are looking at is Ephesians 2:10: For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
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Following Jesus comes down to decision making
Blessed are the persecuted (Matthew 5:10-12)