Saturday, May 30, 2020

Leading By Example

It takes more than words and a once a week monologue to make disciples.





















Show Notes:
People watch our lives to see if we are worth listening to;
Discipling is intimate and takes time;
Fruitful disagreements;
1 Corinthians 11:1 imitating Paul as he follows Jesus;
Weeding our theological garden;
James 3:1 be not many teachers;
Paul learned from Jesus and then discipled others;
Joshua 3:3-4 Ark crossing the River Jordan;
Hebrews 5:13-14 from Milk to meat by exercise;
Matthew 24:44-47 meat in Due season;

Links:

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People



Saturday, May 23, 2020

Plucking up the Root of Bitterness

Sometimes we are forced to confront our thought life. It is a good time to pluck up the root of bitterness.






















Show Notes:
Our continual thoughts can form our personalities;
Romans 12:1,2 calls for a metamorphosis in our thinking;
Unforgiveness and the tormentors Matt 18;
Moods can be temporary;
Hebrews 12:14-15 root of bitterness;
Ephesians 4:29-31 put away bitterness;
Unforgiveness leads to bitterness, which leads to torment.;
Remembering an emotionally charged event;
1 Corinthians 9:25-27 Mastery in self-control;
The world is watching our response;
Matthew 10:16-20 take no thought - spirit speaks;
Being congruent with the Spirit of God;
Exodus 32:32 Moses interceded for Israel;
Romans 9:1-3 Paul loved his brethren;
Mind - emotions - then the body;

Links:
Faith and Evidence


Saturday, May 16, 2020

Defending the Christian Faith

Does a Christian need to be able to defend their faith?






















Show Notes:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Rom 8:14;
Geography and religion;
Night Terror groups and unbelief;
My Trek into the New AGe;
Basing belief on a relationship and not intellectual assent;
My Sinner's prayer experience;
Heb 11:35 were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection;
John 6:65-69 apostasy and perseverance;
Enduring to the end to be saved ;
1 peter 3:15 reason of HOPE;
James 2:18-20 even the demons believe in God;
sheep and goats, wheat and tares all together;
People that are on fire have had encounters;
Acts 14:22 much tribulation enter the kingdom;
Jude 1:18-19 walking after their senses and not the spirit;
2 Corinthians 4:18 things unseen are eternal;
Paul's supernatural experienced turned him into an apologist;
Search for me with all your heart.Jer 29:13;
Rewarder of them that diligently seek him.Heb 11:6;
Seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul. Deu 4:29;
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him Psa 145:18;




LINKS:

God Has a Wonderful Plan for Your Life:
Open Your Eyes -
Testimonies Label
Charles Templeton Podcast