Love People / Judging Others

We judge books by the cover, movies by the trailer, and people by their posts. While we are quick to pass judgement on others, the Word of God gives us some guiding prinicples and warnings. Here are a few observations from Matthew 7:1-5, 12, and a few other guiding passages. I. God is Judge. We […]

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Love People / Neighbor Love

Luke 10:25-27 A lawyer tests Jesus. Someone who studies the law is testing The Word. The lawyer knows the right answer, but the problem is that 1.) He thinks he can achieve eternal life by works, and 2.) He is trying to do the bare minimum of pleasing God (“Who is my neighbor?”). We cannot […]

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Love God, Not Idols

If Jesus is your greatest love, the highest authority, and the only hope, then wouldn’t it make sense that we should know Him, love Him, and follow Him? “How do I do that?” Jesus describes our relationship with him in these ways: “If you love me, keep my commandments” (John 14:15) “Follow me” (Matthew 4:19) […]

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New Year, Same LORD

Three words to help correct and refine your focus: Love, Authority, and Hope. Only Jesus Christ can be the object of each of these and never let you down. Think of the greatest love story you have seen or heard. What is the greatest act of love on display in the history of humanity? The […]

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Guys’ Retreat Outline for Talks

Student Ministry is supplemental to the God-given role of discipleship that parents’ have in the lives of their teenagers. We desire to connect with parents so that they know the material covered during our retreat, and will be able to affirm and follow up with the topics discussed. The following is an outline from our […]

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Don’t waste your summer(life)

Ephesians 5:15-21 15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with […]

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