When a mechanic works on your car and returns it to you, he has to approve of the work that has been done. God wants us to know that because of Jesus, He now approves of the work that we are doing. Listen in a Pastor David takes us deeper into what it means to leave a life “approved by God.”
Charles Spurgeon once said, “I have a great need for Christ, I have a great Christ for my need.” One way Christ meets our needs is that He has given us the great gift of His Holy Spirit to help us along the way. Listen in as Pastor David continues to teach from 1 Thessalonians.
Have you ever spent a little amount of time with someone, but you feel like you’ve known them forever? That is how Paul felt after getting to know the Thessalonians for just three weeks. In his opening words of them him remembers fondly how they love the Lord. Listen in as Pastor David starts our new series titled “Living In Light.”
FB Meyer said, ““The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer.” The Apostle Paul would agree. He speaks of “devoting yourselves to prayer” in chapter 4 of the book of Colossians. Listen in as Pastor David teaches on the importance of prayer.
One of the main themes of the book of Colossians is that we are to glorify Christ no matter what we are doing. At the end of chapter three, Paul goes into detail describing what this looks like in our marriages, our families, and even at work. Listen in as Pastor David teaches on these important truths.
You may have heard the saying "don't put all your eggs in one basket." Well, for Christians, this is bad advice. Jesus is everything to a believer. He is our strength. He is our refuge. He is our LIFE. In Colossians 4, Paul encourages us to put ALL of our trust in God, because He is trustworthy. Listen in as Pastor David teaches on this important truth.
Personal evangelism is not easy. At times it can be awkward and we can feel like we are failing. It does't have to be that way. In Act 17, Paul shows us a great example of how to reach out to new people. Listen in as missionary Kristian Tjemsland teaches us the importance of travel, links, and community when working to spread the Gospel.
God has been so good to Calvary Chapel for 38 years now. How can we possibly begin to thank Him for all that He has done? Pastor Sandy Adams from Calvary Chapel Stone Mountain shows us from God's Word what the proper response is to God's faithfulness to us. Listen in as he preaches from Psalm 116:12-14.
We need God's help. One way He helps us is by encouraging us through His bride, the Church. Through Jesus, we now have the Holy Spirit to guide us as we dive deep with one another in community. If a church is going to be healthy, it's going to take a group of people looking to God to help them see one another as God sees them. Listen in as Pastor David teaches from Colossians 2.
God is not capable of making a mistake. This is an important truth to remember in the tough times and the easy ones, because it keeps us ground in Christ Jesus when we need Him most. Listen in as Pastor David teaches from Colossians 1.
When Paul writes to the church at Colossae, he doesn't mince words about how they should prioritize their lives. He tells them "in everything He might have the supremacy." In many ways, putting Christ first is harder for us now than it has ever been. We are so busy that some things sneak before God before we even realize it. Listen in as Pastor David teaches from Colossians 1.
When God calls us to Himself, He wants every part of us. King Asa found this out the hard way in 2 Chronicles 14-16. God wants us to trust Him with ALL of our heart, soul, mind and strength. If we do that, He promises to direct our path. Listen in as Pastor David teaches this important truth.
Have you ever searched for God's help, but didn't like the answer He gave you? We see an exmple of this in 2 Kings 7 where a leader of Israel's armies doubted God's plan, so he missed out on what the Lord blessed the nation with. Listen in as Pastor David teaches on how God can save a bad situation using the least expected people.
If you've spent any amount of time in God's Word, you've probably noticed that many of your favorite Bible characters are far from perfect. In fact, many of us would never have picked them to do great things. Lucky for us, God delights is choosing the broken and weak to do His work. Listen in is Pastor David expounds on this truth.
Have you ever had one of those days where everything seems to be going wrong? We all have. King Jehoshaphat experienced this to a pretty severe degree when enemies surrounded Judah and seemed unbeatable. What did he do? He turned to God for answers to unsolvable problems. Listen in as Pastor David teaching from 2 Chronicles 20.
It has been said that everyone has about 10,000 thoughts a day come through their brain. That's a lot! These thoughts can be about just about anything. The question is "What are we going to do with them?" In Philippians 4, Paul encourages us to take all of our thoughts to God through prayer. Listen in as Pastor David teaches on achieving peace through prayer.
Few things can bring as much joy as when God's people unite to bring glory to His name. It's an amazing sight to see, but the Enemy want nothing more than to prevent that from happening. We have to be careful to be a peace with our brothers and sisters and fight the enemy's attempts to divide us. Listen in as Pastor David teaches from Philippians 4.
God's Word is clear: He is to be so important us that everything else pales in comparison. It's also clear that when we do this, our joy cannot be shaken. Listen in as Pastor David preaches from Philipians 3 in the message titled "Count is Loss."
We often think that we have to be strong and put a lot of pressure on ourselves to meet certain expectations. With Christ, though, the expectation is to simply lean on Him. Listen in as Pastor David continues teaching from Philippians in our "Living Joy" series.