Communion

Communion is also referred to in the bible as, The Lord’s Supper, Breaking Bread, and Giving Thanks. The picture is that of a simple shared meal. This was a time of being thankful, receiving healing, receiving forgiveness, and forgiving others through remembering Jesus’ work on the cross. What Is Communion? Do you think Jesus would like to have a meal …

Tithing

Building the Local Church and a Blessing for Our Lives Tithing is a Godly principle of giving the first 10% of our income to God through His church, which God has set in place since the beginning of time.   When we tithe we are putting God first over all of our finance. Our tithe is used to build the …

Reaching the Lost

God’s Priority! Lost people are God’s highest priority. It is God’s desire that every person is found and that they have a relationship with Him. Jesus came to earth to save “lost” people (including us) and He wants us to partner with Him in this great purpose. Lost Sheep and Lost People In what way were we lost? How were …

Worship

A Powerful Blessing Worship is not just singing songs on a Sunday. Worship is powerful, it can bless and change your life. As well as being a celebration of God’s people together, it should also be a way of life for every Christian. Worship Is About God Why do we praise and worship God? Worship Is a Celebration There is …

Obeying God’s Word

The Key to Growth Obedience is an essential part of growing as a follower of Jesus. It shows our gratitude and love for God and brings freedom and blessing into our lives. The Importance of Obedience What does it mean to obey? Jesus Teaches on Obedience Why is obedience to God’s word important? What happens when we don’t obey? Describe …

Putting God First

Consecrating Our Lives to God To be consecrated means to “be holy,” or “set apart” for a special purpose. There is nothing more rewarding than living a life set apart for God. Putting God first and living every day with God’s plan in our hearts brings purpose and significance to our lives. Making God Number One Set Apart How are …

Forgiveness = “Let It Go”

Releasing Others When we do something wrong we can say sorry to God or to other people. But, what do we do when someone does something wrong against us? The word “forgiveness” in the Bible means to “release” or simply “let go.” In life, it is rare to receive an apology even though it’s natural for offenses and hurts to …

Fighting the Enemy

Strategies for Victory Our enemy, the devil, wants to discourage us by making us doubt God’s Word. We have to realize that our enemy has already been defeated by Jesus and has no real power over us. However, we need to be aware and use some strategies against his schemes. Our Defeated Enemy What does the devil try to do? …

Tests, Trials & Temptation

Growing Pains Tests show us what we are made of. They expose strengths and weaknesses in us. But God is with us in the tests, trials and temptations to help us become strong, where we were once weak or needed to grow. God wants us to become the best that we can be and help us through lifes many challenges. …

Abraham

The Way of Faith Abraham is known as “the father of faith.” He achieved great things simply because he believed what God had said to him. God was pleased with Abraham because he had faith. And God blessed Abraham and his descendants. By faith in Jesus we have also become Abraham’s descendants and are participants in the promise. The promise …