It’s popular for people to say today that, ‘We all worship the same God.’ But is that a meaningful statement? According to the Bible it’s not whether we worship a being that we call ‘God’ that’s important but rather what we believe about the God that we worship. Today’s message offers three questions to help understand whether the God that you worship is, in fact, the God of the Bible.
John 8:48-59 // [outline]
Today, people like to say, “It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you’re sincere.” But if that’s true, how important could the content of those beliefs really be? In this message, Jesus addresses some people who appeared to be sincere but were sincerely wrong. He explains why and gives us some ways we can test our own beliefs and discern whether they’re worth being sincere about.
John 8:39-47 // [outline]
Many people want freedom, but few know how to experience it. In fact, many of the things in our world that promise us freedom end in addiction. Today’s message looks at the path that Jesus promises will end in true and lasting freedom.
John 8:31-38 // [outline]
Life can seem awfully dark at times. But Jesus claimed to be the light of the world. This message looks at the hope that He offers and the things that keep us from entering into the light that He seeks to shine into our lives.
John 8:12-30 // [outline]
Many people assume that the Bible was passed down a little bit like the telephone game – copies of copies of copies with the message shifting with each generation. This message digs into the details about how the Bible we have today relates to what was originally written. It shows how incredibly reliable the Scriptures are but gives an honest look at the process by which they’ve been preserved.
John 7:53-8:11 // [outline]
We all long for fullness in life and we seek it in different places. But Jesus claims to be the One who can truly fill us. This message looks at God’s plan to fill the hole in our lives and what we can do experience His filling.
John 7:37-52 // [outline]
We live in a time when making right/wrong judgments feels proud and exclusive. But the same Jesus who said, “Judge not, that you be not judged,” also said, “Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.” This message examines when it’s important to make up our mind and how we can go about it.
John 7:19-36 // [outline]