Category: Bible study

31 Word Studies

31 important Christian words from https://arabahjoy.com/31-amazing-words-for-your-next-bible-word-study/ 1. Meditate Psalm 119:15-16 2. Righteousness Proverbs 21:21 3. Shalom/peace I Peter 4:13 4. Submit Job 22:21 5. Endures Isaiah 40:8 6. Stronghold Psalm 62:1-2 7. Perfected II Corinthians 12:9 8. Humble I Peter 5:6 9. Authority Luke 9:1-2 10. Treasured Luke 2:19 11. Hope Psalm 42:5 12. Protect …

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Choose Joy in Our Relationships

by Crawford Loritts (2 parts) https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/living-a-legacy/2018/07-2018/2018.07.15-choose-joy-in-our-circumstances-part-1/ https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/living-a-legacy/2018/08-2018/2018.08.05-choose-joy-in-our-relationships-part-2/ Philippians 2:1-8 ‘Joy’ appears in Philippians 14 times. In verses 1 and 2 is one mind.  Throughout the book ‘mind,’ thinking and decision-making, is emphasized.  Also, will and choice. Four Characteristics of People who Choose Joy in Their Relationships (#intentionality) They fight for unity. Act like Jesus. Look …

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2 days after Christmas quick reflections

When the angel appeared to the Shepherds in Luke 2:10-11, we often pick up on the bright lights and fear. I find it noteworthy that, beyond he/r calming their fear, s/he lays out much of the gospel.                 This baby is Good News Joy For all people A …

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God’s Hesed Love for Us – Joe Stowell’s messages calling us to take God’s Heart in Our Hands

Much can be learned from the story of Ruth. Joe Stowell has an excellent 3-Part message. God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 1 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 2 God’s Heart In Our Hands Part 3 (These notes are not organized. Sorry.) Boaz was the kinsman redeemer. Jesus is our kinsman redeemer. God has …

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Calvin’s Micah 6:8 Prayer

In the Calvin commentary on Micah he includes this prayer. (I have the Calvin app.) It is broad and far-reaching, in the same way that Micah 6:8 is broad and far-reaching.

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13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come. Luke 19:13 We live between the 1st and 2nd Comings of Christ. Our calling is to follow Jesus’ commandments. That is, to love. J.C.Ryle wrote a nice piece on this.             …

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Ephesians 4:11-12

Equipped, for works, for service, build up the body of Christ.

Spoudazo

Spoudazo means with energy. We saw the Spoudazo group at Okoboji on 7-23-17. Group of HS students from Fremont, NE. The second to the last song was “My Story” (which, in it’s own way, lays out the Gospel). See https://youtu.be/1TKAN-nAsu8   Lyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/bigdaddyweave/mystory.html It ended with Francesca Battistelli’s “Write Your Story.” See http://www.bibletools.org/index.cfm/fuseaction/Lexicon.show/ID/G4704/spoudazo.htm for the …

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Permissible yes, helpful, maybe not

Christian Liberty 23 “Everything is permissible,” but not everything is helpful. “Everything is permissible,” but not everything builds up. 24 No one should seek his own good, but the good of the other person. 1 Corinthians 23-24 Holman Bible We need to look to be helpful and build up.  As more and more is being …

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Go Where You Are Needed

From Crawford Loritts https://www.moodyradio.org/programs/living-a-legacy/2017/04-2017/2017.04.09-go-where-you-are-needed-part-2/ April 2017 – Go Where You Are Needed, (2 Parts)   After a while Christians have a tendency to hang around Christians.   7 barriers that make it hard for Christians to go to/reach out to/be with unbelievers   (over time) We Get out of touch with our own neediness. Fear …

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