How do you define reality? In this global pandemic there is much data and perspectives being dumped on us to dictate what our reality should be: fear, anger, confusion, blame. But the writer of Hebrews shows us that Christ is our ultimate reality.
We’ve all been there. A moment of inspiration where we sense if we just try harder we will see the success we are aiming at. When it comes to our relationship with God it can seem like we can get His attention by own efforts. When in reality God has a better design for how His focus is drawn towards us.
This Sunday we will be focused in on Hebrews 6.13-20, where the writer reminds us of how faithful God is to His promises. One of the promises fulfilled in Jesus was that we would gain direct access to God's presence at all times. This is a promise that helps us to lean into living by God's power and for living in our identity in Christ's love.
This sermon looks at Hebrews 5 and 6, focusing on how the Lord calls us to continue to grow spiritually. Jesus is greater because not only does He love us with His amazing grace, but desires us to transform more and more into the image of Himself. We could never do this on our own, but by His power and strength we can!
Jesus is greater because He did for us what we could never do for ourselves
We find our true rest in Jesus.
What does it mean to hear God's voice? And how do we listen to it? In this new sermon series, starting with the first chapter in Hebrews, we learn how to listen to and discern the voice of God in our lives through the person of Jesus.
As followers of Jesus we are called not only to hold onto faith merely for ourselves, but to champion the generations around us to also find Jesus. As we go through life one of the most life-giving things we can do is to lead others to Him, welcoming, mentoring and encouraging others in their faith to both find Him and do the same.
The best guide for parenting can be found in the Bible through the character and nature of God. Whether you're a parent or not, there is something to be found for each person in the grace of our Heavenly Father.
It can be easy to feel left out when you are single, especially when the topic is on family and relationships. But there comes exciting opportunity for each stage in life. God has a plan for you, no matter what stage you are in.