f1rst – Change the Way You Travel

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Revelation 3:15-17 New International Version (NIV) 15 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! 16 So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth. 17 You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’ But you do not realize that you are …

f1rst – Change the Way You Think

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F1RST Change the Way You Think   Your actions ALWAYS follow your thoughts!   Proverbs 23:7 The Passion Translation (TPT) 7 For as he thinks within himself, so is he.   Your thoughts determine your future!   Proverbs 6:10 The Passion Translation (TPT) 10 If you keep nodding off and thinking, “I’ll do it later,” or say to yourself, “I’ll just sit …

f1rst – Change

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If you want things in your life to change, you’re gonna have to change some things in your life John 5:1-15 (Amp) Later on there was a Jewish feast (festival), and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 Now in Jerusalem, near the Sheep Gate, there is a pool, which is called in Hebrew (Jewish Aramaic) Bethesda, having five porticoes (alcoves, colonnades). 3 In these porticoes lay …

First – Cutting Teeth

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Hebrews 5:12-14 (NLT) You have been believers so long now that you ought to be teaching others. Instead, you need someone to teach you again the basic things about God’s word. You are like babies who need milk and cannot eat solid food. For someone who lives on milk is still an infant and doesn’t know how to do what is …

FINANCES

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F1RST Finances   Malachi 3:9-12 (NLT) You are under a curse, for your whole nation has been cheating me. Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in My Temple. If you do,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so …

TRUTH

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F1RST Truth Webster Definition of truth (1) the body of real things, events, and facts (2) the state of being the case (3) a judgment, proposition, or idea that is true or accepted as true    John 14:6 (NLT) “And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you.”   In defining truth, …

FAITH OVER FEAR

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F1RST – (11:15A) Jason Isaacs “What comes to our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” – AW Tozer Matthew 6:28-34 (NLT) “And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as …

FAITH

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F1RST – (9 o’clock) FAITH Jason Isaacs This series is really based on the words of a dad in Mark 9 who had a conversation with Jesus when he needed a miracle. Jesus told him, “Anything is possible for those who believe,” and the dad said back to Jesus, “I do believe, but help my unbelief.” We claim those father’s …

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 …