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We have journey through much of the Gospel of John this year—not verse by verse, but nonetheless, I think that we have been in this glorious Gospel enough to see its purpose (to make Jesus known so that He would be known by others). Today, we find ourselves in John 17. It’s a prayer. In a sense we are eavesdropping, through the miracle of the inspiration of Holy Scripture, on the prayer life of Jesus. There is another prayer that we refer to the Lord’s prayer. You know the one. It begins, “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name…” But, here in John 17 is another model prayer. As one said, “John 17 gives us a glimpse into the heart of Jesus unlike any other chapter in the four Gospels.” (Gary Burge, NIV Application Commentary, 458)
Ronnie continues his discussion of 1 Corinthians 13. His main point today is that in Christ's economy, love takes you from good to great. He will focus on the Permanence of Love as the ultimate reality. The greatest kind of love is universal and tied to Jesus. Love is not a hobby but is realistic rather than "dreamy".
Ronnie delves into Chapter 13th, the Love Chapter, in 1 Corinthians. He reminds us that love takes us from good to great and that love doesn't just matter, but it matters the most. Love in practice chooses how to act and not act. He will walk us through how loves responds to emotional hurt, diversity and disappointment. Then explains that love's permanence is that it is the ultimate reality now and in the age to come.
Prayerful Direction led Jesus to the Persistent Proclamation of His Mission. Jesus teaches us that The Gospel of God should be: Proclaimed Persistently. In Mark 1:35-37 - We see Jesus’ Persistent Rejection of Temptation. In Mark 1:38a - We see Jesus’ Persistent Instruction
The Christian who learns to dwell with his God in secret will experience a most sacred security. The Psalmist begins by giving his personal testimony of this dwelling; then he recommends it to those who will listen. The Psalmist is concluded with a word from the Lord himself to that secret place dweller. What a privilege! What protection! We must make it a priority.
Your walk with God is a vital part of your Christian life. If you are going to experience genuine growth you must be intentional. This message covers 5 key concepts revealed in the first Psalm that will enhance your time with the Lord each day.