Before the journey into the Promised Land, God gives a special blessing on His people. The preface, the prayer, and the promise.
Imitate God by walking in love as Christ has loved us and gave Himself up for us...
Putting on the "new," as those who have been forgiven by God in Christ.
Put off your old self, be renewed, and put on the new self, created after the likeness of Christ in true righteousness and holiness.
Samuel Spatola, SGCC Missionary in Italy and Director of Saints Equipped to Evangelize, preaches from Philippians 3:1-11. Whatever gain we have in our own works should be counted as loss and rubbish...
Pursue Christ and Community.
Pursuing Truth! (Next Week: Pursuing Christ and Community)
Equipping and building up the body of believers until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness...
Brothers & sisters in the faith must not place personal, non-scriptural based, convictions on other believers. Likewise, experienced believers should refrain from doing those things which may cause...
Apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds and teachers for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ.
The 'only' Psalm.
Christ has given us DIFFERENT gifts to be used for the unity and edification of the church.
One: body, Spirit, hope, Lord, faith, baptism, and Father over all.
Believers must walk in a manner worthy of the calling: with humility, gentleness, patience, bearing with one another in love, and preserving unity in the Spirit.
He is able to do.
He is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think.
He is able to do far more abundantly than all we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.
Paul prays that believers would know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, so that we may be filled up in the fullness of God.
A once-hidden truth has now been revealed; the Gentiles are fellow heirs, members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
He is our peace who has broken down every wall and made us one in Christ.
The apostle Paul reminds us of who we once were in our sin (strangers with no hope), but that we've been brought near by the blood of Christ.
The story of the founding of the church at Philippi. Jesus is exalted as the Lord & God most high, Salvation is proclaimed through belief in the Lord Jesus, and a local church is founded when the...
And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. We are even found to be misrepresenting God, because we testified about God that he raised Christ, whom he...
Part 2 of Ephesians 2:1 - 10. We were all dead in our sins, "But God," has made us alive and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ, so that he may show us the immeasurable riches of his...
We are all born spiritually dead. But God has made a way to live. Only through what Christ has accomplished on the cross and in His resurrection can we be made alive by grace through faith....
Acts 15:1 - 35. We take a look at the Jerusalem Council and see the trouble from Jerusalem, the judgement in Jerusalem, and the encouragement from Jerusalem.
Missions Festival 2016
Elder Jon Peirson takes a look at Hebrews chapter 10:
Because of who Christ is and what He's done;
therefore we must pay much closer attention;
lest we drift away, for how shall we escape if we...
Paul's prayer for the Ephesians: giving thanks for their faith, asking that God would enlighten their hearts so they may know the hope, inheritance, and power of God in their lives through the work...
Part III of Ephesians 1:3 - 14. Today's focus: the blessings found through the Holy Spirit, the seal and gaurantee of our inheritance.
Part II of Ephesians 1:3 - 14, focusing on the blessings given by God through Christ.
Part 1 in studying the many blessings given to us through Christ. This week's focus: God the Father.
An introduction to the book of Ephesians, including a reading of the letter in its entirety.