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What is Hell? How does hell relate to the justice and love of God? The biblical teaching of a final judgment is crucial for Christian living because it enables us to forgive others freely and provides a moral restraint against sin. It magnifies the justice of God in punishing evil and putting the world to right. Only against the grim and dark backdrop of divine anger can we see the glorious splendor of the Father’s love for us who would send His only Son to experience hell on our behalf.
Showing mercy is a test of your heart, not anyone else's.
Lesson Aim: To grow in our capacity to embrace and share the mercy of Jesus to those less fortunate.
Lesson Aim: To grow in our ability to see the world though the eyes of Jesus, and in our capacity to bring the life of Jesus to those less fortunate
Grieving is not something we are really good at...nor, do we really want to get good at it! After all, to grieve is to acknowledge our loss, our pain & hurt, and that isn't always an easy thing to do. But when we grieve (doing so with honesty and humility), our hurt ultimately becomes the basis for a brand new initiative in our lives. Grace eventually takes the ashes of our lives and trades them in for beauty, our tears for joy & laughter, our death for resurrection. Pastor Luke wraps up his series with the "sushi finale", unpacking the hurt of Lamentations Chapter 5 and revealing the hope of a "new beginning"...
Lesson Aim: To grow in our ability to see the world though the eyes of Jesus, and in our capacity to bring the life of Jesus to those less fortunate.
1. Seek Wisdom and Live by Faith: (Pv 3:13-20; 23:23; Ps 1; 1Cor 1:24; Col 2:3; 3:16; Mt 6:25ff; Ro 1:17; Heb 11) 2. Work Hard and Serve God’s Kingdom (Pv 6:9-11; 12:11; 2Th 3:10-12; Mt 6:19ff; Lk 12:29-34) 3. Give Generously and Joyfully (Pv 3:9f; 3:27; 23:6; 28:25-27; Mk 12:41ff; 2Co 8–9; Php 4:14ff) 4. Live Justly and Serve the Poor: (Pv 3:27; 13:23; 14:31;Ps 140:12; Isa 1:15-17; 58:6ff; Mt 23:23f; 25:46ff; Gal 2:9f) 5. Provide for our Families and Instruct our Children (Pv 31:10ff; 1Tim 5:3ff; Mt 15:3-7; Pv 1:8f; 22:6; Eph 6:1-4) 6. Save Money and Be Content (Pv 6:6-8; 13:11, 22; Mt 6:25ff; Php 4:10-13; 1Tim 6:6-10) 7. Live a Disciplined-Prudent Life (Pv 1:1ff; Lk 16:8-12; Php 4:9; 2Tim 2:1-7; 2Ki 20:1)