Category: Glorifying God

How to Adore God Part 1, #1.

on praise and worhip Running to Win February 19, 2018 https://www.moodymedia.org/radio-programs/running-to-win-15/how-adore-god-part-1/ Multiple parts follow.

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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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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The Story of the Other Wise Man

The Story of the Other Wise Man has brought joy and meaning to myself and my family for many years. I highly recommend reading this small book. It is a legend of a fourth wise man (a scholar as the three wise men), who also studied the prophesies and the stars and set out to …

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Treasured Truths – Adoption

Notes from the Treasured Truth podcast (Pastor James Ford, Jr.) [5 parts (podcasts) in Moody Radio app] Gal 4 God ‘removed’ slave or free, male or female, etc. (In Gal 3 he removes barriers.) However, this was on a spiritual level. He did not remove the physical/practical differences – e.g. Males and females are physically …

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Great commission or morality

Good devo by Joe Stowell on the idea that the great commission is more important than promoting morality. Some good ideas to use in the Two Decrees sermon.  http://getmorestrength.org/daily/one-at-a-time/ 

There is nothing enlightening about shrinking

Great quote by Marianne Williamson. Thanks Dave Lafary at the Faith Encounter, 10-19-16 at Wesley Church.

Grasping and being moved to Please, Know, and Resemble God

From Tim Keller’s daily reading plan (and his fuller book) from YouVersion (below). I want this ultimate relationship with God. I want to grasp what Jesus did for me and all of mankind. I want to be in relationship with God to please Him, know Him, and resemble Him, as I love those around me …

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Christ Jesus, taking the very nature of a servant, humbled himself by becoming obedient to death. Therefore…

Imitating Christ’s Humility from Philippians 2 (NIV) 5 …Christ Jesus…7taking the very nature of a servant,…8humbled himself     by becoming obedient to death…..9Therefore,….10every knee should bow….11Jesus Christ is Lord,     to the glory of God the Father.…[and].12Therefore,… 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. …

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7 Free Online Tools for Sermon Writing

http://www.concordiatechnology.org/blog/2016/03/7-free-online-tools-for-sermon-writing?utm_content=25259776&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter 6th one is Christian Classics Ethereal Library  – The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is to build up the church by making classic Christian literature widely available and promoting its use for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars. The CCEL accomplishes this by selecting, collecting, distributing, and promoting …

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