December 27 – I Got This

Men don’t ask for directions. In fact, they shun them. We know where we are going… even when we don’t.

Look At Me

And if you still refuse to listen, I will weep alone because of your pride. My eyes will overflow with tears, because the LORD’s flock will be led away into exile. (Jeremiah 13:17 NLT) For we speak as messengers approved by God to be entrusted with the Good News. Our purpose is to please God,…

Getting Dirty

Are we as desperate for God’s healing hand as we should be? Does pride stand in the way of God moving in our life? Would I be willing to let God slap some spit and mud in my eye?

John 4:7-8 (Position of Need)

Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. (John 4:7-8) Read: Deuteronomy 6:1 – 9:29 Relate: I don’t like being needy. Maybe it’s an American thing with our idealization of…

John 3:27-29 (The Best Man)

John replied, “No one can receive anything unless God gives it from heaven. You yourselves know how plainly I told you, ‘I am not the Messiah. I am only here to prepare the way for him.’ It is the bridegroom who marries the bride, and the best man is simply glad to stand with him…

Titles (John 1:21-22)

“Well then, who are you?” they asked. “Are you Elijah?” “No,” he replied. “Are you the Prophet we are expecting?” “No.” “Then who are you? We need an answer for those who sent us. What do you have to say about yourself?” (John 1:21-22) Read: Genesis 40:1-41:57 Relate: Jewish scholars at the time of Christ believed that…

A Voice Crying Out (John 1:6-8)

Read: Genesis 15:1 – 17:27 God sent a man, John the Baptist, to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. (John 1:6-8) Relate: When we speak of John we use words like: “witness”, “forerunner”, and “prophet”.…

Total Perspective Vortex

Read: Jeremiah 39:1-41:18, 2 Timothy 1:1-18, Psalm 90:1-91:16, Proverbs 26:1-2 Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God. (Psalm 90:2) Relate: What would it be like to get a true perspective of the vastness of the universe and our place in it? What would it be like to…

Prayer Positioning (6/17/13)

Read: 1Kings 18:1-46, Acts 11:1-30, Psalm 135:1-21, Proverbs 17:12-13 So Ahab went to eat and drink. But Elijah climbed to the top of Mount Carmel and bowed low to the ground and prayed with his face between his knees. (1 Kings 18:42) Relate: There is two possible ways to understand Elijah’s position in prayer. This picture isn’t…

December 18 – His Glory (Week of Christmas #2)

Read: Habakkuk 1:1-3:19, Revelation 9:1-21, Psalm 137:1-9, Proverbs 30:10 The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us. We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.          (John 1:14) Relate: What does glory look like? “We have seen His glory.” When…