The Church’s Gospel (2 Timothy 1)

AUDIO MOTIVATE Difference between vacation and sabbath. For most people, vacation means you return home more broke and more tired. Sabbath means you find rest… divert daily / withdraw weekly / sabbath systematically   I have to admit; our recent trip was a bit of both vacation and sabbath. We had experiences that cost, but…

The Church’s Pursuit (1 Timothy 6)

AUDIO   MOTIVATE Today we discern what it means for Christians to have faith with 4 key actions. EXAMINE           1 Timothy 6                            The Church’s Pursuit Previously in the letter we have seen Paul address false teachers, priority of prayer, qualifications of leaders in the church, and care instructions for the church family (young, old, widows,…

The Church’s Credibility (1 Timothy 4 – 5)

AUDIO MOTIVATE Have you ever gone to a paint store in search of colors? When you examine the store there are hundreds of color swatches with numerous degrees of each color. The difference is often too small to notice between colors that are side by side, but when spread apart the variety of shades for…

Grace Makes Glad

Legalism drives us mad. Liberalism makes us bad. Prosperity theology leaves us sad. But Grace, O God’s grace, makes us glad. Thanks be to Jesus Christ.