We serve a generous God. He loves to give good gifts and gives far more than we could return. Daniel outlines with Biblical examples the ways in which God is generous toward us. Have you received from God? What is it that God has put in your hand? The challenge is to give out of your overflow. When you do, your well will never run dry.
The new covenant introduces a love that transcends the constant pressure to perform in order to be accepted. Darrell calls us to surrender to this life-changing, unconditional love of Jesus.
We are all familiar with different kinds of agreements that characterize our life together with people. God’s covenant or agreement with us is anchored in his unending and unconditional love for us. As Jesus came and fulfilled the old covenant, he started a new covenant based solely on His faithfulness.
Robin describes events in her life and how she has learned to trust God.
Darrell teaches out of Luke 19 where the scripture declares that Jesus came “to seek and to save those who are lost.” He refused the crown that many wanted him to take, but won the crowd with his servants heart and transformational message.
Darrell teaches about the raising of Lazarus and the turning point this was to the ministry of Jesus. Increasingly, it brought popularity to Jesus, as well as the hatred of the Jewish leaders. Ultimately, it led him to Jerusalem and the cross.
Jesus encounters a true seeker from among the pharisees named Nicodemus. Darrell teaches from John 3 where Nick comes acknowledging that Jesus is from God, while Jesus responds to him with another teaching rooted in his new way of thinking.
Charish shares a moving testimony about the transformative work of Jesus in her life. She specifically highlights the area of giving where she learned to trust God and test His promises. Through this process, He took control and brought healing to her broken places.
In this message, Casey reminds us that we have to lean into this journey with Jesus. With it comes on-going opportunities to grow as Jesus challenges us to a new way of thinking about life. Casey explores the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5 where Jesus introduces the high points of a new radical way of thinking and living.=
The religious people of Jesus’s day believed that God separated Himself from sinners. In contrast Daniel shares the story in which Jesus calls sinful men by revealing Himself through a surprising fish story. It is through this miracle that Peter sees his sinfulness and first calls Jesus, Lord. Listen in and discover how Peter’s journey with Jesus begins, not with faith, but by simply following.
Darrell continues our Journey with Jesus while looking at the Lord's personal temptation with Satan. In it we see how temptation can lead us away from the very kingdom principles that Jesus came to introduce in the new covenant.
Preceded by John the Baptist, Jesus comes to bridge between the old and the new covenants. John declares of Him, “Look, the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world!” In this we see the purpose of Jesus to remove sin and so confirm a new covenant that fulfills the promises of the old.
John 12:23-26 tells us that a kernel of wheat must die to produce a harvest. Darrell tells us that in dying we become what we were created to be. We find our lives by losing it for His sake. Following Christ in this way will never disappoint.
Overflow of blessing in our lives comes from learning to give. It is in surrendering to the Lordship of Christ over every area of our life that we are we able to put others first. Here we are empowered to gain by giving.
True greatness comes from being a follower of Christ that lives out Biblical core values. Such values result in serving others, which is where we find greatness and find ourselves. Explore these core values as Darrell highlights several and inspires us to find greatness in service.
Terri talks about her past and describes how God was with her during difficult times.
Among the many paradoxes of scripture, Matthew 23:12 tells us that those who exalt themselves will be humbled. Darrell explores the idea that real freedom is found when we let go of the need to be honored
Darrell considers four paradoxes that Jesus taught: Gain by losing, rise by lowering, get by giving, and live by dying. Whereas self-centeredness pervades the thinking of our culture, Jesus shows us a different way and a better way.
In each of the opportunities that God calls us into, victory comes only when our eyes are on Him. When we become overcome by the “Giants” in our lives, our focus turns away from the only One who can deliver us. In this message, Daniel encourages us to stop focusing on our “Giants” and instead, focus on the living God.