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Monday
09/23/2019
31442-2
Growing for a Lifetime: Reach and Teach, Part 2
2 Corinthians 13:1-10
  • Take the time to read; Jesus took the time to bleed.
  • For your spiritual self-exam, whenever you look at yourself, take an even longer look at Christ.
  • A godly leader follows as God's leading; they are not just doing what others around them are doing.
  • A godly church follows as God's leading; they are not just doing what others around them are doing.

Friday
09/20/2019
31442-1
Growing for a Lifetime: Reach and Teach, Part 1
2 Corinthians 13:1-4
  • Take the time to read; Jesus took the time to bleed.

Thursday
09/19/2019
31441-2
Growing for a Lifetime: Tools for Growth, Part 2
2 Corinthians 13:5-9
  • 'Not' seeing God, in the works of God, is a failure on our part.
  • Just because you fail, it does not make you a failure.
  • You cannot run from the Truth when it lives inside.

Wednesday
09/18/2019
31441-1
Growing for a Lifetime: Tools for Growth, Part 1
2 Corinthians 13:5-6
  • Spiritual self-examination, with God's grace and forgiveness, leads to freedom.
  • 'Not' seeing God, in the works of God, is a failure on our part.
 
Tuesday
09/17/2019
31440-3
Growing for a Lifetime - Spiritual Self-Examination, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 13:5
  • Spiritual self-examination examines not only the fruit or the works, but even examines the heart behind it.
  • Over examining others is usually a sign of under examining (or not examining at all) ourselves.

Monday
09/16/2019
31440-2
Growing for a Lifetime - Spiritual Self-Examination, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 13:4-5
  • Spiritual self-examination examines not only the fruit or the works, but even examines the heart behind it.
  • Over examining others is usually a sign of under examining (or not examining at all) ourselves.

Friday
09/13/2019
31440-1
Growing for a Lifetime - Spiritual Self-Examination, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 13:4
  • Spiritual self-examination examines not only the fruit or the works, but even examines the heart behind it.
  • Over examining others is usually a sign of under examining (or not examining at all) ourselves.

Thursday
09/12/2019
31439-3
Growing for a Lifetime - A Spiritual Check up from the Neck Up. Pt 3
2 Corinthians 13:1-3
  • People are never as blind as the ones who refuse to see.
  • If we refuse the forgiveness of Christ, we choose the judgment of Christ.
  • The Spirit speaks to us and through others.

Wednesday
09/11/2019
31439-2
Growing for a Lifetime - A Spiritual Check up from the Neck Up. Pt 2
2 Corinthians 13:1-2
  • Fight sin or fight God. We are either growing in God or growing in sin.

Tuesday
09/10/2019
31439-1
Growing for a Lifetime - A Spiritual Check up from the Neck Up. Pt 1
2 Corinthians 13:1
  • Even if we're living a Godly life we'll deal with persecution in one form or another.
  • Be careful about leaning on what just one person says.

Monday
09/09/2019
31438-3
Relationships: Love God; Love People, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:14-21
  • Be careful with your words. Once spoken, they cannot be unspoken, only forgiven.
  • Our words can drive people away from you and will drive people away from God.
  • Loving God and loving others makes for a better life, a better church and a better world.
  • The heart of the matter is the matter of the human heart.

Friday
09/06/2019
31438-2
Relationships: Love God; Love People, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:14-20
  • Be careful with your words. Once spoken, they cannot be unspoken, only forgiven.
  • Our words can drive people away from you and will drive people away from God.
  • Loving God and loving others makes for a better life, a better church and a better world.

Thursday
09/05/2019
31438-1
Relationships: Love God; Love People, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:14-19
  • You can tell a lot about someone by how they treat their spiritual parents.
  • Live in such a way that people will not believe any false accusations against you.
  • Our church is built around helping you, helping others and bringing glory to God.


Wednesday
09/04/2019
31437-3
Relationships: Unrealistic Expectations & the Haters, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:13-19
  • Don't let the haters control, impact or even influence your life.
  • There are no hopeless situations, only people that are without hope.
 

Tuesday
09/03/2019
31437-2
Relationships: Unrealistic Expectations & the Haters, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:13-19
  • Use things don't use people. Love people don't love things.
  • Don't have unrealistic expectations of people in your life, or you doom those relationships to pain and then failure.
  • Don't let the haters control, impact or even influence your life.


Monday
09/02/2019
31437-1
Relationships: Unrealistic Expectations & the Haters, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:13-16
  • Working just for money is a sure way to unhappiness.
  • Use things don't use people. Love people don't love things.


Friday
08/30/2019
31436-3
Relationships: How to Have Friends; How to be a Friend, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:11-13
  • We should speak loving, kind and encouraging words to all people.
  • Receive God's help with saying more good things and not saying bad things.
  • Improve your relationships by spending more time with people, having good fruit, good works and good words. Be patient and let the power of God be evident in your life.
  • Give honor to all people especially those to whom it is due.

Thursday
08/29/2019
31436-2
Relationships: How to Have Friends; How to be a Friend, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:11-13
You can be changed today. Every relationship you have including your job can be improved today.
We should speak loving, kind and encouraging words to all people.
Receive God's help with saying more good things and not saying bad things.
Wednesday
08/28/2019
31436-1
Relationships: How to Have Friends; How to be a Friend, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:11-13
  • God wants to teach us about Himself, our lives, life, relationships, money, leadership and about love. God wants to teach us about love.
  • You can be changed today. Every relationship you have including your job can be improved today.

Tuesday
08/27/2019
31435-3
How to deal with the trials of life: More Than You Can Handle, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:6-10
  • He will use trials to bless you and the people around you.
  • Our trials and failures bring us humility and success.
  • Run to the Lord in the midst of your trial or failure, not from Him.

Monday
08/26/2019
31435-2
How to deal with the trials of life: More Than You Can Handle, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:6-10
  • God will not give you more than you can handle with Him.
  • He will use trials to bless you and the people around you.
  • Our trials and failures bring us humility and success.

Friday
08/23/2019
31435-1
How to deal with the trials of life: More Than You Can Handle, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:6-10
  • Pray until you get an answer.
  • Trials produce protection from pride, prayer, power, and then... pleasure.
  • When I am weak, I am God strong.
  • God will not give you more than you can handle with Him.

Thursday
08/22/2019
31434-3
How to Deal with the Trials of Life: The Bumps in Life are What You Climb on, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:6-10
  • When we think we can handle a situation, sometimes we are wrong. When we think the Lord can handle a situation or help us handle it, we are never wrong.
  • God doesn't remove all our problems so that we can be transformed and learn to overcome problems.


Wednesday
08/21/2019
31434-2
How to Deal with the Trials of Life: The Bumps in Life are What You Climb on, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:6-10
  • When we think we can handle a situation, sometimes we are wrong. When we think the Lord can handle a situation or help us handle it, we are never wrong.

Tuesday
08/20/2019
31434-1
How to Deal with the Trials of Life: The Bumps in Life are What You Climb on, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:6-9
  • Trust in our own strength is often like leaning on a sharp stick. When you put your trust and real weight on it, it will be painful.
  • The power of Christ in Paul was more important than freedom from problems.
  • Prayer is not always to change our circumstances, but it is to change us.
  • When we think we can handle a situation, sometimes we are wrong. When we think the Lord can handle a situation or help us handle it, we are never wrong.


Monday
08/19/2019
31433-3
How to Deal with the Trials of Life, Part 3
2 Corinthians 12:5-9
  • It is not always the 'good things' in life that drive us to God and to prayer.


Friday
08/16/2019
31433-2
How to Deal with the Trials of Life, Part 2
2 Corinthians 12:5-7
  • When we begin to focus on our trials they seem to get worse, but it's really our perspective (or the way we perceive or see things) that has gotten worse.
  • It is in the weakness of men and women, the glory of God is revealed.
  • It is not always the 'good things' in life that drive us to God and to prayer.

Thursday
08/15/2019
31433-1
How to Deal with the Trials of Life, Part 1
2 Corinthians 12:5-7
  • When we begin to focus on our trials they seem to get worse, but it's really our perspective (or the way we perceive or see things) that has gotten worse.

Wednesday
08/14/2019
31432-3
The Question of Pride, Pain and a Gift that is Useful, Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:3-7
  • I would rather have some struggles in life, than to believe I can live without God.

Tuesday
08/13/2019
31432-2
The Question of Pride, Pain and a Gift that is Useful, Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:3-7
  • Believing in Heaven is important, central and mission critical for the follower of Jesus.
  • Don't be fooled by hidden messages. Look simply for good fruit, good words and deeds in a person's life.

Monday
08/12/2019
31432-1
The Question of Pride, Pain and a Gift that is Useful, Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:3-4
  • Believing in Heaven is important, central and mission critical for the follower of Jesus.
  • This is not Heaven. We are not in Heaven yet.


Friday
08/09/2019
31431-3
So Heavenly Minded, He was such Earthly Good. Pt 3
2 Corinthians 12:1-2
  • How we deal with the trials of life can draw people closer to God.
  • Humanity can only get to Heaven by Jesus.

Thursday
08/08/2019
31431-2
So Heavenly Minded, He was such Earthly Good. Pt 2
2 Corinthians 12:1-2
  • God speaks to us through His Word, His messengers, our prayers, dreams and visions.
  • How we deal with the trials of life can draw people closer to God.


Wednesday
08/07/2019
31431-1
So Heavenly Minded, He was such Earthly Good. Pt 1
2 Corinthians 12:1
  • God speaks to us through His Word, His messengers, our prayers, dreams and visions.


Tuesday
08/06/2019
31430-3
I'm Only Visiting Planet Earth, Part 3
2 Corinthians 11:28-33
  • We should have compassion for people; love the saved and love the lost.
  • Whenever you tell your story, be sure to give God the glory.
 

Monday
08/05/2019
31430-2
I'm Only Visiting Planet Earth, Part 2
2 Corinthians 11:23-28
  • We should have compassion for people; love the saved and love the lost.


Friday
08/02/2019
31430-1
I'm Only Visiting Planet Earth, Part 1
2 Corinthians 11:23-27
  • How a person handles blessings and how a person handles trials tells a lot about them.
  • Watch what kind of fruit comes from the lips and lives of people.


Thursday
08/01/2019
31429-3
Caring Costs. Not Caring, Costs More. Part 3
2 Corinthians 11:22-24
  • The more effective you are in ministry, the more opposition or naysayers you will have.
  • The more effective you are in ministry, the more eternal Heavenly rewards you will have.


Wednesday
07/31/2019
31429-2
Caring Costs. Not Caring, Costs More. Part 2
2 Corinthians 11:16-23
  • How we treat those who are weaker tells a lot about us.
  • The more effective you are in ministry, the more opposition or naysayers you will have.
    The more effective you are in ministry, the more eternal Heavenly rewards you will have.


Tuesday
07/30/2019
31429-1
Caring Costs. Not Caring, Costs More. Part 1
2 Corinthians 11:16-20
  • Please pray for your pastors and spiritual leaders. It is more joyous yet harder than you could imagine. It helps them and keeps your heart soft toward them.
  • Some people do not want to be 'pastored' or spiritually led.


Monday
07/29/2019
31428-4
Battle for Planet Earth, Part 4
2 Corinthians 11:13-15
  • Before Adam's rebellion on the earth, there was satan's revolt in Heaven.
  • Use any serving, giving or leadership for the benefit of others.
 

Friday
07/26/2019
31428-3
Battle for Planet Earth, Part 3
2 Corinthians 11:13-15
  • People and things are not always as they appear or seem to be.
  • Before Adam's rebellion on the earth, there was satan's revolt in Heaven.


Thursday
07/25/2019
31428-2
Battle for Planet Earth, Part 2
2 Corinthians 11:13-15
  • People and things are not always as they appear or seem to be.


Wednesday
07/24/2019
31428-1
Battle for Planet Earth, Part 1
2 Corinthians 11:13-15
  • People and things are not always as they appear or seem to be.


Tuesday
07/23/2019
31427-2
Are You Looking at Your Blessings as Bondage? Pt 2
2 Corinthians 11:9-13
  • We don't do ministry or give for people, we do it for Jesus.
  • We are supposed to be telling people our 'God' story, inviting them to fellowship and where they can get blessed.
  • A true friend loves at all times. Love covers a multitude of sins.
  • Keep doing so much of the good things; you don't have the time or the energy to do bad things.