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Break Their Teeth, God

Break Their Teeth, God

There are some songs of the heart that we might rather not sing out loud. They express thoughts and feelings that are brutal and dark - feelings we'd rather others not know we feel. There are Song of the Heart in the Bible that curse others or invoke evil and they...

This is the Way

This is the Way

The words “fear of the Lord” appear over one hundred times in the Bible. But throughout scripture, God also tells his people not to fear. Is God contradicting Himself, or could the fear of the Lord mean something completely different than fear? As we discuss the...

Hidden for All to See

Hidden for All to See

The arrival of God to earth could have been the most extravagant welcome ever seen—an all-out effort for an over-the-top celebration. But it didn’t happen that way. A few private announcements confirmed the arrival of Jesus, the long-awaited Messiah. But the Savior’s...

Relationships of Jesus – Week 3

Relationships of Jesus – Week 3

Week 3: Women This week, we learn that: Sometimes, God's favor doesn't look like we think it will. Our unworthiness doesn't change our worth. With the resurrection, Jesus reversed the curse. SermonsStudiesGuidesArticlesStoriesFilmsDonateAboutLifePoint ChurchSubscribe...

Beyond Our Failure

Beyond Our Failure

We’ve all failed. From minor mistakes to persistent sins, failure has marked our lives. The best place to turn in times of failure is to God. But sometimes turning to God about our sins just seems to magnify our moral crisis. Thus, we’d prefer to keep our distance...

What in the World are We Doing

What in the World are We Doing

God loves us all. And He has made forgiveness and eternal life available to anyone who believes in Jesus! No one is excluded from this opportunity. But many people in the world don’t know this. And God has given His Church the privilege of taking part in sharing this...

Scandalous Grace

Scandalous Grace

The word “scandal” often gets associated with things that are disgraceful, shameful, offensive or shocking. So, accusing God of scandal is…well…unthinkable. That is, until we look more closely at His grace. God’s plan of redemption through Jesus is scandalous. His...

No Excuses

No Excuses

In all likelihood, you’ve made excuses. Maybe lots of them. Some excuses are elaborate and convincing while others seem absurd and laughable. There’s a good chance you’ve even thrown a few excuses toward God. But like any shrewd parent, God isn’t duped by the excuses...

Kill ‘Em With Kindness

Kill ‘Em With Kindness

We live in a world that tells us that if we get hit, we’ve got to hit back harder. That it’s okay to be disrespectful if we’ve been disrespected. That somehow the right response is to fight fire with fire, return insult for insult, and hurt those who have hurt us. And...