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The Bible uses the analogy of the potter and the clay in many different ways to describe a person's relationship with God. In this sermon we are reminded of our need as earthen vessels to submit to the Potter as he shapes, molds and refines us so that we might live for the glory of Christ.
Wisdom is a key factor in the biblical response to experiencing change. This week we will look at the theme of wisdom by understanding the importance of seeking and applying biblical wisdom as a catalyst for spiritual growth.
“Endure hardship as discipline”, we are told in Hebrews 12.7. Given that hardship is inevitable, we desperately need to know how to embrace it as discipline from a loving Father. This in-depth look at Hebrews 12 will provide tools for not just surviving the tough times, but making sure that we are refined in those times as well.
The book Hebrews encourages us to remain grounded and to grow in Christ, lest we fall.
Today we learn how important it is to create a unique family micro-culture, discover your children's strengths and weaknesses, be a role model, respond, don't react and be consistent.
Preacher: Pastor Tony Simpson. Passage: Jonah 1 vv4-6. Jonah continues in his sin and through this brings consequences not only for himself but also for the pagan sailors that he had not previously met. The Lord sends a great wind and yet when Jonah is summoned to pray by the ships captain He will not. We see the effect on Jonah's heart of continuing in sin but we also see how the Lord shapes circumstances to lovingly discipline Jonah.