Scripture: Jonah 4:1-11 Biblical Idea: God orchestrated a series of appointments to expose Jonah’s heart. Timeless Truth: God appoints circumstances to expose our fickleness or faith toward his freedom. Today’s Message: Cool off an angry heart with compassion.
Biblical Idea: God steered his conflicted prophet to a conflicted people to encounter his compassionate presence. Timeless Truth: Repentance is always a right response. Today’s Message: Make the turn.
Scripture: Jonah 1:17-2:10 Biblical Idea: The Lord sent a sea monster motel to save his sinking servant. Timeless Truth: Proximity does not prohibit prodigal potential. Today’s Message: Let the Lord in.
Series Title: M.I.A. - Steering Servants back to Stewardship Scripture: Jonah 1:1–16 Biblical Idea: Jonah attempted to flee from making God’s presence known in Nineveh. Timeless Truth: God is free and present. Today’s Message: Reverse rogue routes.
Scripture: Matthew 28:1–20 Biblical Idea: Christ’s resurrection prompted four groups of messengers to action. Heavenly Authenticators (28:1–10) Faithful Women (28:1, 8-9) Deceitful Stewards (28:11–15) Commissioned Disciples (28:16–20) Timeless Truth: Jesus Christ is preeminent in the kingdom economy. Today’s Message: Make disciples. Go to Christ. Go out with Christ’s authority. Go out with Christ’s clarity. Go out with Christ’s presence.
Good Friday Special Worship Service - The God of the Cross - Pastor Rex discusses Piper’s Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die (available as a free download on desiringgod.com)
Biblical Idea: Three groups encounter Christ in his temple resulting in different responses. Timeless Truth: Jesus is the Messiah. Today’s Message: Reset your resignation regarding Christ.
Biblical Idea: Jesus explained the connection between heavenly spirituality and kingdom economy. Timeless Truth: Our heavenly Father is reliable and worthy. Today’s Message: Lay Up to Lay Down—Four Key Decisions to Your Spirituality and Stewardship in the Kingdom Economy. Which Path? Which Spirituality? Which Foundation? Which Master?
Biblical Idea: Jesus conditioned a model of pure prayer to our heavenly Father. Timeless Truth: Forgiving forgiven followers conditions the fellowship of prayer with our forgiving Father. Today’s Message: Freely forgive to freely pray. Remember to: Repent, Reconcile, Restore