Growing Followers of Jesus Abide in God’s Word

According to Jesus, true disciples abide in His Word. John 8:31-32 states, “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set…

The Goal of Discipleship

  In the New Testament, followers of Jesus Christ are called “disciples”. The Greek word for disciple is mathetes and means a learner, a student, or a follower. Every believer in Jesus is a disciple. But not every believer is at the same place…

Fighting and Winning the Spiritual Battle-Bible Study

Fighting and Winning the Spiritual Battle I. The Reality of Spiritual Warfare Doctors are trained to diagnose symptoms. When a patient complains of sneezing, runny nose, scratchy throat and itching eyes; an experienced doctor knows that there is a strong possibility of a cold…

Called to be holy

1 Peter 1:13-16 13Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. 14As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance….

7 Step Strategy for Influencing People for Christ

  In Matthew 4:19, Jesus said, “Follow me and I will make you fishers of men…” When we receive Christ and become one of His followers, by definition of our identity, we also become His witnesses. Influencing other people for Christ is both our…

Praying for your Church #2

Praying for your Church 1 Peter 2:1-12 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 Like newborn babies, crave the pure spiritual milk of the Word, so that by it you may grow up in your…

Praying like the Apostle Paul

Colossians 1:9-12 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, 10…

Abiding in Jesus: The Key to Fruitful Living

Abiding in Jesus: The Key to Fruitful Living John 15:1-8 1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that…

By Grace alone, through Faith alone, in Christ alone!

Ephesians 2:8-9 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. Big Idea The hallmark of the Reformation and the New Testament…

What do you believe about the Bible?

We believe the Bible, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, authoritative and inerrant Word of God. It is the final rule for faith and practice.   Isaiah 40:8 8 The grass withers and the flowers…