The Bible
The In-Between

The In-Between

God has a lot to say to His people about lots of different issues. Some of what He has to say is clear and easy to understand, but some of it is not so easy to understand. And for some issues, He doesn’t say anything. In order for us to understand how to follow Him,...

The Invisible Kingdom

The Invisible Kingdom

Too often, reality for us is represented by what we experience with our five senses. But God works through an invisible kingdom often in invisible ways. He works differently than we might expect. In God’s kingdom, the way up is the way down. When we “Fall Up” we might...

It’s Not All Rainbows and Unicorns

It’s Not All Rainbows and Unicorns

It’s not unusual to have certain expectations about how life should work and what God is obligated to do for us. This formulaic view of life makes perfect sense until the formula no longer works in our favor. We instinctively work to avoid pain at any cost. But what...

When in Babylon…

When in Babylon…

INFLUENCING CULTURE is a three-week Small Group Series designed to help develop a biblical approach to effectively engaging with our culture and to explore practical ways to do this in our everyday lives. For Small Group Leaders - to access the video directly from...

All to All

All to All

INFLUENCING CULTURE is a three-week Small Group Series designed to help develop a biblical approach to effectively engaging with our culture and to explore practical ways to do this in our everyday lives. For Small Group Leaders - to access the video directly from...

The Flow of Influence

The Flow of Influence

INFLUENCING CULTURE is a three-week Small Group Series designed to help develop a biblical approach to effectively engaging with our culture and to explore practical ways to do this in our everyday lives. For Small Group Leaders - to access the video directly from...

Apocalyptic Literature

Apocalyptic Literature

Apocalyptic Literature focuses on the coming final judgment and salvation of the world at the end of history as we know it. It is both some of the most fascinating and the most confusing literature of the Bible. Extra care is needed when studying the Apocalyptic books...

Gospels

Gospels

Four Books. That is all the information we have about the life of Jesus. Four books, 89 chapters, just under 65,000 words in the original language - that’s it. Yet these four books have done more to change the world than all other books combined. These four books tell...

Prophets

Prophets

A Prophet is someone who speaks the words of God for the people. In this sense, the words and activities of prophets are a far broader presence in the Bible than what is recorded in Prophetic literature. The words of prophets such as Melchizedek, Moses, Samuel,...

Old Testament Narratives

Old Testament Narratives

Over 40% of the Old Testament is made up of narrative – Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Job, Ezra, Nehemiah, Jeremiah, A Crooked Line Straight to Jesus Week-2 Old Testament...

Bible Overview

Bible Overview

The Bible is not one book, it is a collection of 66 books (63 if you consider that Samuel, Kings and Chronicles are not split in the Hebrew Bible). Sixty-six books written over the course of about 1500 years that tell one story – the story of God’s rescue of His...

Relationships of Jesus – Week 4

Relationships of Jesus – Week 4

Week 4: Authorities This week, we learn that: Authority is from God and for others. Jesus did not object to the power of the scribes and Pharisees but to how they used it. Give what you owe to authority. SermonsStudiesGuidesArticlesStoriesFilmsDonateAboutLifePoint...

If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It

Times of wandering don’t last forever. The Bible tells how God brought His people into the land He promised and gave them victory. He was with them in their success just as He had been in their failure and wandering. But as the people of Israel discovered, the...

Who Changed The Rules

Who Changed The Rules

We each have ideas about who God is and how He works. We even believe that God operates by a set of certain rules. If I behave myself and do good things, good things will come to me, many confidently affirm. This arrangement of blessings for obedience is actually...