Undefeated (11-23/24-19)

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Following Jesus doesn’t end at baptism- it is only the beginning of what He has for us. Jesus shares with His disciples a story that carries a deep meaning about how to build lives on Him and His truth in a way that can never be shaken. As we look to the parable of the wise and foolish builders, we …

Scoreboard (11-16/17-19)

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We all long to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. Our desire is to leave a legacy that is beyond our own years. The problem is found when we place our legacy in things that won’t last. Jesus was quick to challenge people to be careful how they weigh, score, and measure their lives on this earth. In …

Personal Foul (11-9/10-19)

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God designed us to live in unity, but sometimes our relationships get strained by unsportsmanlike conduct. Here, Christ teaches us to live beyond our circumstances and feelings in order to love like He does. In fact, He calls us to love…sometimes that takes a lot of prayer. There is nothing easy about it, but it does begin with understanding how …

Out of Bounds (11-2/3-19)

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Boundaries are intended to protect and keep us aware of the goal. When we move outside of God’s boundaries, we easily allow the enemy to gain ground in our lives. Anger and adultery are things that we can either intentionally pursue or get dragged into- and Jesus has a lot to say about how to keep from either of those …

Game Plan (10-26/27-19)

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We were never meant to sit on the sidelines, and the Sermon on the Mount is all about ways that God wants us to live. When Jesus calls us to advance His Kingdom, He shows us that God works powerfully through even our setbacks. In fact, Jesus uses descriptors that don’t seem to make sense in a game where we …

First + 10 (10-19/20-19)

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So often we find ourselves moving through life with priorities out of order, direction blurred, and expectations on the way life should turn out. When Jesus took his disciples up on the mountain, he gave them the first few steps in where this journey with Him began. Over and over we read His words, “You’ve heard it said… but I …