Featured Studies

II Timothy 2:19-21

“How much emphasis we place on how much we know, and how much we believe.  Emphasizing our own beliefs and efforts as fruit that we belong to Christ.  But in reality it’s Him knowing me, not me knowing Him.” This Friday’s Featured Study comes from our 2007 […]

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Ephesians 4:17-19

This Friday’s Featured study comes from our 2011 series in Ephesians.  This study speaks for itself: “We thank You that You have drawn each one here because You have a ministry for each of us.  We might not feel it or realize it or know it, but You […]

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Colossians 4:7-18 Part 4

“And then you begin to learn, all believers not only affect their own personal lives, but affect everybody around them.  If you have children, your decision making affects your children.  Decision making and the life that you live affects neighbors, and friends, and family.  What we do […]

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Hebrews 12:9-13

“Whatever we are occupied with, it has to do with ourselves.  The answer is surrender it to the Lord.  Forget about it.  Move one.  Leave it up to Him.  However you want to say it.  And then you just focus on the Lord.  Keep looking off unto […]

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Isaiah 26:3

“The first part of being saved is receiving Christ and being born of His Spirit so that He dwells in us.  He is our salvation.  But, then, from that point on, there is a healing and transformation process that takes place in the mind.  Satan, in his […]

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I Thessalonians 4:1-8

“The moment that I receive Jesus Christ, I am literally born of, and receive, His spirit into my heart.  That’s what saves me.  That is what makes me a Christian.  God’s Holy Spirit comes into my heart.  The moment God’s Spirit comes into my heart I am […]

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Matthew 10:34-39 Part 2 ~ The Cost of Discipleship Part 2

“I cannot overemphasize this.  I cannot go too far if I emphasize it every week.  Remember this morning I started off with saying we’re two-thousand years removed from the actual person of Jesus Christ being here, from an actual identification with Him Himself and we have a […]

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Matthew 10:34-39 Part 1 ~ The Cost of Discipleship Part 1

“When Christ comes in, He comes in to take over.  I am now IN HIM and He is now IN ME.  This is RELATIONAL, not doctrinal.” “We don’t understand that the things of the Lord are spiritual, not humanitarian based.  That is why we misunderstand the Scriptures.  […]

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Matthew 26:31-56

“Everyone in these texts – in some way, shape, or form – is responding to the crucifixion and the suffering of Jesus Christ.” This Friday’s Featured Study is from our old series in Matthew (circa 1995).  Our message comes from the fourth section of Matthew’s gospel – Chapters 26 & […]

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Jeremiah 1

“There isn’t any evil and there isn’t any good that can befall His people that is not under the direction of His hand.  It doesn’t matter what it is.” “We look back and say, ‘All those wasted years.’  No year is wasted according to the Lord.  We […]

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I Thessalonians 5:23-28

“My spirit is dead until Christ comes into my spirit, then I am alive unto God and His Spirit lives in my spirit, is one with my spirit, and His Spirit seals my spirit.  My spirit now belongs to Christ.” This Friday’s Featured Study is from our ancient […]

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John 14:5-14

“And the disciples did run away when Jesus was crucified.  They were discouraged and they ran.  They didn’t know what to think or what to do.  They were even hiding because they were afraid of persecution.  But then God’s spirit came to them, was poured out upon […]

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Mark 8:1-21

“The people had a problem.  Back in Chapter 6 [the disciples] were running around trying to solve the problem for the people.  They had two things wrong.  Number 1, they could not use their human resources to take care of the situation.  Every situation is created to […]

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Matthew 14

“Do you realize that is what Christian growth is?  The Lord is changing us to learn to live by faith rather than by how we feel about things, rather than by what our emotional reaction is, or even by how we analyze and judge the situation.  Because, […]

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I John 2:15-17

“Here’s how ridiculous we look.  We take the necessities of life and form them into status symbols.  All of the necessities of life are to feed the animal side of life.  The spiritual side of me as a person is my spirit where Christ dwells.  I am […]

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Satan’s Only Weapon ~ Part 7

“Be continually satisfied.  That is Paul’s answer for everything.  Find your satisfaction in the Lord and what he wants and it won’t matter what you want.  Be continually satisfied.  He must be our satisfaction.  We cannot put our expectations on being happy and satisfied with what we […]

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Satan’s Only Weapon ~ Part 6

“You get the idea that it’s not just prohibitive – it’s not just make sure you’re not occupied with anything else other than the things of Christ but rather, in the positive direction, we are to be occupied with the things of Christ.” This Friday’s Featured study […]

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Satan’s Only Weapon ~ Part 5

“You got distracted.  Occupied.  It’s possessing you, it’s taking you over.  Didn’t reach your destination.  That’s what the Scripture is saying – in this life we’re just passing through.  Use the world for what you need, don’t overuse the world.” This Friday’s Featured Study is the fifth […]

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Satan’s Only Weapon ~ Part 4

“In your whole Christian life if you remember anything from our time together remember that Jesus said you only have one need in life.  Receiving from the Lord’s Spirit ministering through God’s Word is not the top priority in the believer’s life.  It is the only priority.  There is […]

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Satan’s Only Weapon ~ Part 3

“If God’s Spirit is not taking God’s Word as a light and shining it on a person’s life, illuminating them with truth and manifesting and bringing conviction then it’s not the ministry of God’s Word.  You can be involved in a Bible study and it have no […]

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