Sunday Collectives 10/12/15 – 10/18/15
God has many qualities and gifts, but of all His qualities none express His character or does He have a better gift than
All grace originates with God. Grace can be classified into two main categories. These categories are often classified as
common grace and special or what we might refer to as transforming, saving grace. Common grace is that which everyone
experiences whether they believe in it or not…
Does the Bible promise us prosperity? Does is it say if we live a righteous life then we will be prosperous? Some would even teach that sickness is evil and, as a result, sickness is from the Devil, and we in fact sin when we say God is responsible for sickness. Are those teachings right?
Often, people use certain passages to say such things as “we are not to be sick” or “while living here we should always prosper.” Do such statements contradict or conflict with other verses in the Bible?
You’ve felt it, haven’t you?
That sudden sense that everything is out of control…
…that the world and the problems you face are overwhelming, too big, too much!
You may have actually said it at one time, “What will I do?!”
The enemy has been messing with me, with so many of my friends, and probably with you. Let’s kick the enemy’s tail! Let’s take back the ground the enemy has gained.
The Israelites were given the Promised Land but they had to conquer their enemies. God helped the Israelites, but they had to take action.
We are given Christ’s freedom, but it’s up to us to live in His freedom. God fights for us, but there are times we are to join in the fight.
If we believe in a theology of glory doctrine then we might believe that the Bible is about us. We might pull passages out of context and go, “OH, there goes my direction for the day, I will do likewise and go hang myself like Judas.” That is a bit extreme, but the reality is, believing in the theology of glory, at some point we are to miss the point so much that we are sure to hang ourselves spiritually or at least rob ourselves of both the joy and life that Christ covets us to have.