A Worship First Christmas–Luke 1:26-56

December 8, 2013

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God’s favor creates a natural response of worship.–Tim Truesdale

This week, we took a look at Luke 1:26-56 and received a Worship First Christmas message.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Here are the main thoughts we explored together:

5 Truths about Worship First Christmas from Luke 1:26-56:

  1. God’s favor overwhelms the laws of nature.
  2. God’s favor is unmerited.
  3. God’s favor is drawn to humility.
  4. God’s favor creates a natural response of worship.
  5. God’s character is always worthy of worship.

Reflecting on Today’s Message

  • What is God saying to you through this message?
  • What is God asking you to do?
  • What are you going to do about it?

2013: A Year to Persevere in Joy

January 6, 2013

This week, we received a message on 2013: A Year to Persevere in Joy.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at Waiting for Jesus–His Birth.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about Persevering in Joy

1. God says His Joy is our strength.

2. God has harder things for us in 2013.  He also has more Joy for us.

3. God says Joy is our inheritance.

4. God commands Joy.

5. God knows that our Joy is at risk of being stolen.

6. God wants to remove the blockages to our Joy that are caused by unconfessed sin, unforgiveness & lies.

7. God invites us to expect Joy.

Persevering in Joy

What are 2-3 things that God is highlighting to you about persevering in Joy?

Is there anything preventing you from receiving full Joy today?

What is God asking you to lay down or pick up this morning?


The Shepherds and the Angels Celebrate Jesus Birth

December 23, 2012

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This week, we took a look at The Shepherds and the Angels Celebrate Jesus Birth.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at The Shepherds and the Angels Celebrate Jesus Birth.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about Sharing God’s Heart for the Poor and Outcast

1. God’s Love is always seeking the least and the last.

2.  Jesus said:  “the Spirit of the Lord is upon me…to proclaim good news to the poor….

3.  God is calling us to pour ourselves out for the poor.

4.  God is just asking us to do one thing for the poor—carry His love to them.

5.  God knows what it will cost for us to carry His love to the poor.

6.  God will prepare anyone who will simply say “yes”.

7.  God offers great rewards for those who will share His heart with the least and the last.

Sharing God’s Heart for the Poor and Outcast

What are 2-3 things that God is highlighting to you regarding heart for the poor and outcast?

Is there anything preventing you from sharing God’s love with the poor today?

What is God asking you to lay down or pick up this morning?


Waiting for Jesus–His Ministry

December 9, 2012

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This week, we took a look at Waiting for Jesus–His Ministry.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at Waiting for Jesus–His Ministry.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about Waiting for Jesus—His Ministry

1)    God wants to share more to Jesus’s ministry with you.

2)    God wants to share more of Jesus with you.

3)    God wants the ministry to be about Jesus.

4)    God shares Jesus’s ministry with you for the purpose of righteousness and praise.

5)    God invites you to wear Him out with prayer while you are waiting for Jesus’s ministry.

6)    God invites you to deal with any offense while you are waiting for Jesus’s ministry.

7)    God invites you to be faithful with the ministry opportunities He has already given you.

My Response to Waiting for Jesus—His Ministry

How do you respond when God asks you to wait for Jesus’s ministry?

Are there any lies about Jesus’s ministry that you need God to replace with His truth?

Would you ask God to reveal more about how to pray about sharing His ministry?


Waiting for Jesus–His Birth

December 2, 2012

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This week, we took a look at Waiting for Jesus–His Birth.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Take a look at Waiting for Jesus–His Birth.  Then answer the questions about where you are with joining in with this Message:

7 Truths about Waiting for Jesus—His Birth

1)    God gives us promises as demonstration of His trust in us.

2)    God gives us promises to change us.

3)    After receiving God’s promises, sometimes things appear to get worse, not better

4)    Receiving God’s promises costs us something.

5)    God is inviting us to longingly wait for Him.

6)    God’s promises aren’t always fulfilled the way we expect.

7)    God’s promises come to fruition in the fullness of time.

My Response to Waiting for Jesus—His Birth

What are 2-3 things that God is showing you about waiting for Him?

On a scale of 1 to 100, how are you doing with waiting for Jesus?

Would you pray for God to create a renewed gift of standing fast on His promises this week?