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A Biblical Conversation Concerning Charismatic Gifts – NT Prophecy

A Biblical Conversation Concerning Charismatic Gifts – NT Prophecy

In the wake of Dr. MacArthur’s Strange Fire conference there has been a myriad of discussions, debates and social media conflagration that has erupted. I am honored to join friends Rob Wilkerson and Adrian Warnock to discuss elements of this conference and in specific the NT biblical gift of prophecy. I would relish your comments. SDG!

The Reason for Our Redemption (pt 3) “The New Community in Jesus” (Ephesians 2:11-22)

The Reason for Our Redemption (pt 3) “The New Community in Jesus” (Ephesians 2:11-22)

This week Pastor Steve begins Ephesians 2:11-22 on The New Community in Jesus or From Disunity to Community. This message has as a sub-theme overcoming racism. There was no greater racial tension than what the early church experienced between Jew and Gentile. The gospel was powerful in bringing down that dividing wall! May we learn from its truths in our day.

“Indelible Grace” pt1 – The Foundation of Biblical Ministry (2 Cor 4:1-18)

“Indelible Grace” pt1 – The Foundation of Biblical Ministry (2 Cor 4:1-18)

This week Pastor Steve encourages us from what he calls the most profound and comprehensive text on biblical ministry found in the N.T. – 2 Cor 4:1-18. The theme is: “Indelible Grace.” We hope this will cause you to strive to do biblical ministry in 2015!

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer by John Piper

The Sovereignty of God and Prayer by John Piper

“the Spirit of God intercedes for us according to the will of God” (Romans 8:27)

I am often asked, “If you believe God works all things according to the counsel of his will (Ephesians 1:11) and that His knowledge of all things past, present, and future is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anything happen?”

Usually this question is asked in relation to human decision: “If God has predestined some to be his sons and chosen them before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4) then what’s the point in praying for anyone’s conversion?”

The Hallelujah Chorus of Heaven (Revelation 19:1-5)

The Hallelujah Chorus of Heaven (Revelation 19:1-5)

Pastor Steve returns to our study of the book of Revelation (Revelation 19:1-5). It is on the glorious theme of praise and worship and glory of God marked by the word “hallelujah.” we pray this message encourages you in your daily walk with the Lord to live godly before Him and others.

The Secret of Divine Contentment (Philippians 4:10-13)

The Secret of Divine Contentment (Philippians 4:10-13)

Pastor Steve unfolds for us Phil 4:10-13 on the theme, “The Secret of Divine Contentment.” “Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God’s wise and fatherly disposal in every condition.” ―
j. Burroughs

Wives and Husbands – The Mystery of Christ and the Church (pt 1) Ephesians 5:22-33

Wives and Husbands – The Mystery of Christ and the Church (pt 1) Ephesians 5:22-33

This section of God’s Word lays the foundation on what it means to be filled with the Spirit in three areas of relationships: wives and husbands; parents and children; slaves and masters. In part one, Pastor Steve begins to look at the roles of wives and husbands and how they reflect the Lord as a gift of grace to us in reversing the curse of the Fall.