Relationships

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F1RST Relationships Week 1   Acts 17:28 Colossians 2:9-10   Yes, relationships can be complicated, messy and painful because people are complex, difficult and different from us.   Relationships can be also difficult because we often go into relationships with misguided and unrealistic expectations. We expect to get something from the relationship or, from that person, that isn’t available in …

It’s just another brick in the wall

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Me and My Big Mouth It’s just another brick in the wall Proverbs 18:21 (Amp) Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it and indulge it will eat its fruit and bear the consequences of their words. Proverbs 18:20 (Amp) A man’s stomach will be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; He will be satisfied …

The Attitude of Jesus

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Saved People Serve People The Attitude of Jesus In Saved People Serve People, we’ll discover the attitude of Jesus and how to develop it in our lives. True servanthood begins with an attitude that is selfless, humble, and desires good things for others. An attitude (also called a mindset) is the habitual, typical and normal thought process that determines how …

Hidden Treasure

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A Summer in the Parables Hidden Treasure/Pearl of Great Price A Parable is an illustration or story that compares or contrasts an earthly reality with a spiritual truth for the purpose of teaching. Parables are full of symbolism and imagery and always use everyday people in familiar settings with ordinary objects to convey its point. As Jesus told His Parables, …

Surrender & Submission

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The Upside Down Kingdom You Find Freedom in Surrender & Submission In The Kingdom of God. Freedom is not found in casting off restrain – freedom is found as we embrace Kingdom culture. The culture of Heaven is one of freedom. Colossians 1:13-14 (NLT) For He has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom …

You’re Living in a Kingdom

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Upside Down Kingdom You’re Living in a Kingdom 04.23.17 From the beginning of time, it has always been God’s intent to establish His Kingdom here on earth. His plan was that earth would be a colony of Heaven – an extension of His reign. Where Heaven’s language would be spoken and its culture would define society, its economy would be …