Sunday Main 09-30-12

    Freed to Love XI.mp3  Stir it up! – PDF  Key Texts: Deut. 30:6; II Thess. 3:5; Matt. 18:21-35; Lk. 17:1-10 Review: This week as we journeyed through Jesus’ instructions on how to deal with an offending brother we did a side by side comparison of Matt. 18 & Luke 17. This comparison offered us a much broader lense through which to see this teaching as it really took place. Though Matthew naturally has more of the original discourse, Luke’s information gathered from the apostles is from a Greek perspective and so capitalizes on different aspects of the event. For example […]

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Sunday Main 09-23-12

    Freed to Love X.mp3  Stir it up! – PDF  Key Texts: Deut. 30:6; II Thess. 3:5; Matt. 18:15-20 References: Matt. 5:23,24 We also spent some time qualifying why Matthew 5:23,24 was an appropriate New Covenant verse applying to all Christians – See Beatitudes Example. I Cor. 5:6-8 Gal. 5:7-13 II Thess. 3:13-16 Matt. 16:17-19 Review: This week continued looking at the second and third expressions of love in our list of ways in which we are “Freed to Love” – namely… Stop wallowing in self-oriented story and accept the story He had written for you beginning with His agape’ love for […]

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Concerning Prayer 09-23-12

Lesson: Doctrines which Hider Genuine Prayer.mp3 Key Text: Rom. 8:26 Olive green – is always scripture. In the Words of Paul, “…we know not what we should pray, nor how to offer that prayer in a worthy manner as we must…” Romans 8:26.   Overview: A question came up at the beginning of class which focused on an “old pattern” of prayer we used to teach and practice for many years. That topic was, “Are we able to command and give assignment to the angels?” Now, this probably sounds ridiculous to anyone outside of our “Word of Faith” or “Charismatic” roots, […]

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Sunday Main 09-16-12

    Freed to Love IX.mp3  Stir it up! – PDF  Key Texts: Deut. 30:6; II Thess. 3:5 Review: This week we began with a brief review of our key passages in Deut. 30:6 & II Thess. 3:5. Then we began looking at the second and third expressions of love in our list of ways in which we are “Freed to Love” – namely… Stop wallowing in self-oriented story and accept the story He had written for you beginning with His agape’ love for you. Living for our brothers and sisters Forgiving To begin our study on this topic we spent the […]

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Concerning Prayer 09-16-12

Lesson: How MUST we Pray?.mp3 Key Text: Rom. 8:26 Olive green – is always scripture. In the Words of Paul, “…we know not what we should pray, nor how to offer that prayer in a worthy manner as we must…” Romans 8:26.   Overview: Praying in line with God’s overall purpose which is the Kingdom of God. Though we are in and part of the kingdom, not all kingdom goals are going to be immediately compatible with our own comfort and safety. Therefore, to pray for those things which provide for yourself alone without a mind towards the greater story of […]

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