The following discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the Advent sermon on November 29/30, “Encounter His Coming: Undeniable” (Luke 5:17–26). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection. Outline...
Giving thanks requires paying attention. People who think well, thank well. To grumble is to claim greater wisdom than God. Acknowledging God’s goodness is seeing him as he is.
A sure indication of trust in God is whether one habitually complains or habitually praises.
It is virtually impossible for gratitude and bitterness to dominate the same heart at the same moment. Gratitude is an antidote to bitterness. If God is working all things (emphasis on all) for the good of those who love him, then awareness of that...
The following discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my sermon November 22/23, “Funding the Filling: Thanks Be to God” (2 Corinthians 8:16–24). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal...
Colossians 1:16–20 1. By him all things were created. 2. By him all things consist (or are saved from falling apart) 3. By him all things are reconciled. Hebrews 1:2–3 1....
“Our responsibility is to give the world the right impression of God,” says John Wesley (according to Dan Busby, president of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, in his 3rd Quarter 2014 report).
During a season of prayer last week at the organizational elder meeting, Ken Currie praised Jesus that his ... Person is great. Power is great. Promises are great.
“The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.” That’s the one lesson in Henry...
The following discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my sermon November 15/16, “Funding the Filling: Finish What You Started” (2 Corinthians 8:10–15). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection...