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Paul: A Relentless Faith

May 29, 2016 | Acts 20:17-28 | character study, faith

In the book of Acts, we see that God used the relentless faith of Paul to expand and establish the church in the 1st century. We can learn from Paul how to have a faith that allows us to live for Christ, redefine our life’s value, and to care for the church.

Mary: A Willing Faith

May 22, 2016 | Luke 1:26-38 | character study, faith

In the book of Luke, God spoke through the angel Gabriel to Mary to announce that she would give birth to a son who would be the Messiah, the Son of God. Mary willingly received and believed God’s Word. She became a willing vessel of God’s Word. We can have a faith like Mary’s that willing receives and believes God’s Word.

Peter: A Bold Faith

May 15, 2016 | Luke 5:1-11 | character study, faith

In the book of Luke, Jesus called Peter to make a bold step of faith to leave everything and follow Him. Peter decided to boldly follow Jesus. We can have the same kind of faith as Peter. Jesus is calling each of us to follow Him.

Ruth: A Redeeming Faith

May 9, 2016 | Ruth 1:15-18 | character study, faith

In the book of Ruth, the Moabite widow named Ruth put her faith in the redeeming power of the God of Israel to rescue and redeem her and her mother-in-law Naomi. We can have faith in the redeeming power of God today. The text gives three steps on how to have a redeeming faith like Ruth’s.

David: A Passionate Faith

May 1, 2016 | Acts 13:22-23 | character study, faith

One of the great heroes in the Bible was the Shepherd King named David. He is the only one in Scripture to be called a “man after God’s own heart.” There are more chapters in the Old Testament about David than anyone else. And this poet, musician, shepherd, warrior, king has more mentions in the New Testament than any other Old Testament figure. Yet, David wasn’t perfect. He was a man after God’s heart, but still a man nonetheless. David was zealous, humble and focused, yet he was still a sinner. The real beauty and purpose of his life is how it points to Jesus, the real hero of the Bible and of all creation.

Samuel: An Obedient Faith

April 24, 2016 | 1 Samuel 15:22-23 | character study, faith

In the book of 1 Samuel, we see in Samuel’s life how God cares about the condition of our heart and the object of our obedience. We can have obedient faith like Samuel by trusting Christ to give us a new heart that is in submission to His will. Our text today gives us three ways to have obedient faith like Samuel.

Joseph: A Persevering Faith

April 17, 2016 | Hebrews 12:1-2 | character study, faith

We begin our Faith Heroes series with Joseph the dreamer. As we study the life of Joseph, we see the commands of the book of Hebrews very clear in his life. Hebrews shows us three ways to have heroic faith like Joseph.

True Worship in the Life of Paul

July 14, 2013 | Romans 12:1 | character study, worship

Justin Norden concludes our True Worshipers series with examining worship in the life of Paul. Romans 12:1 “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”

True Worship in the Life of David

June 30, 2013 | Psalm 20:1-9 | character study, worship

Pastor Stephen Combs continues our True Worshipers sermon series by looking at worship in the life of David. In Psalm 20, we see 3 habits that David cultivated that helped him worship God in spirit and in truth.