Synopsis: In part 2 of this message from 3 John 2-4, we discover two evidences of a soul that is prospering. If you would be spiritually prosperous in 2019, then these two evidences must be seen in our lives!
Synopsis: In part one of today's message from our text today, the apostle John challenges us with the matter of prosperity in every aspect of life and with a specific standard by which the prayer for that kind of prosperity is given. How prosperous is your soul today? Is your soul prospering? How would you know if it is? What would that look like?
Synopsis: Our Christian lives are a series of changing times and seasons. Time itself is a succession of changing moments. Our perspective on change has a lot to do with how we interpret our set of circumstances. For 2019, here are some stabilizing truths about God's nature and work that bring security in the midst of insecurity, certainty in the midst of uncertainty, confidence as we face an unknown future that is known only to God.
Synopsis: In this message for the new year, find out what provisions God made for Joshua and Israel and what preparations Joshua needed to make so that as they began a new era, they would experience "Conquest Through Faith."
Synopsis: God's statement at the end of verse four not only was true of Israel as they prepared to cross the Jordan River and possess the land promised to them for centuries, but it also in reality is the headline over every day of our lives and in the new year in particular! But though uncertainties and anxieties might be the anticipated response to new beginnings, it need not be the case. In this message we understand the reason why!
Synopsis: Life-changing decisions are made when based upon a life-changing encounter with the Lord of creation. Do you believe God is more eager to bless and use you than you want Him to do? Christ's command to "Launch out and let down your nets for a catch of fish" is most instructive for us today and challenges us to give ourselves fully and freely to Him to be used of Him to catch men for Christ!
Synopsis: This text helps to embrace the perspective God wants us to keep in mind lest we get sidetracked or distracted from living life the way He intended. Notice three key statements Paul makes that are vital to embracing this perspective.