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Christian, Don’t Show Favoritism!

Life Guide Family Guide Christian, Don’t Show Favoritism! 1. Because of what it reveals about your heart 2. Because of what you know about your Savior   1 My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, don’t show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine […]

Is Following Jesus Worth the Cost?

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Guide Family Devotion Guide Luke 14:25-33 25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. […]

Caution: Expect Division! Not Peace.

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Guide Family Guide Don’t you just love Christmas time? We love the great Christmas hymns. “Hark! The herald angels sing, glory to the newborn king. Peace on earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled.” We love thinking of Jesus, cute little, Jesus, lying in a manger. You know […]

Know the Worth of Wealth

Know the Worth of Wealth! (Luke 12:13–21) 13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of […]

Followers Love Their Neighbor

Download Life Guide “Who is my neighbor?” The theme for our worship today talks about “Followers loving their neighbor.” So who is my neighbor and what does it really mean to be a neighbor? If you asked 100 American families who their neighbor is, the survey might bring back some interesting and maybe not so […]

Firmly in View

Acts 1:9-11 9 After he said this, he was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight. 10 They were looking intently up into the sky as he was going, when suddenly two men dressed in white stood beside them. 11 “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? […]

Christian, Take Up Your Cross!

Christian, Take Up Your Cross!   (Luke 9:18–24) Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” 19 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the prophets of long ago has come […]