Our annual ministry theme is taken from Ephesians 4:23 - "Be Renewed." As we unpack our ministry theme for 2022, we are covering this theme in two broad categories, 1) Personal Renewal, and 2) Corporate Renewal. This series of messages deals with the matter of Personal Renewal.
Synopsis: This is the final message in our series on "Personal Renewal: Living a Transformed Life." It also concludes our study in Psalm 27. Our text today in v. 8 encourages us to have a humble, yielded, tender heart before God that will not only respond to Him, but find in Him what is being searched for to satisfy its longings.
Synopsis: David said, there is one thing I desire of the LORD, and I want to pursue that. Today's message further unpacks what is meant by "dwelling in the house of the LORD." If we really desire a life lived in God's presence and with a real sense of His presence, it means we must adopt not only a singular focus in life, but it also means two other things.
Synopsis: Our text today reveals a 6th step we can take to experience personal renewal and to live a transformed life. In part 1 of "What's Your One Thing?" we look at the first part of Psalm 27:4 and unpack what it means to "practice the presence of God."
Synopsis: Today's passage reveals a fifth step we can take if we are to experience personal renewal and live a transformed life. It reveals to us a challenging command that is followed by a comforting promise designed to encourage us to accept the challenge Christ presents to all who live as citizens in His kingdom.
Synopsis: Psalm 51:10 contains two requests that David prays to the Lord: 1) a request for cleansing, 2) a request for renewal. Today's message looks at this second request that has four components to it.
Synopsis: Today we look at another step we can take to experience personal renewal as we seek to live a transformed life. David's prayer is a model both for those who are born-again and those who are not. Our text in Psalm 51:10 contains two prayer requests. We look at the first one today--a request for cleansing.
Synopsis: In today's message we continue looking at the blessed promise and then the blessed provision found in this verse. Waiting upon the LORD brings both. Through three images, mounting up with wings as eagles, running and walking, the Lord communicates two special provisions are given to those who wait upon the Lord. These images expand upon the idea of renewing our strength.
Synopsis: Isaiah 40:31 contains both a blessed promise and a blessed provision. They are center on the opening words of this verse--what it means to wait upon the LORD. Many Christians today are not enjoying the strength and power promised in this verse because they have not learned to "wait upon the LORD." So exactly what does that mean? Today's message explains and applies that truth.
Synopsis: Today we return to Psalm 23:1-3 for another message from God's Word on the theme of personal renewal. Last week we saw that we can experience personal renewal when we come to the Source of it--the LORD our Shepherd. Today we look at how we can know personal renewal - when we follow our Shepherd.
Synopsis: As we continue our series on personal renewal, we come to a very famous text of Scripture --Psalm 23. Today's message focuses on the first part of v.3 where our pastor extracts this truth: our God is a God of renewal. Restoring is His gracious shepherding work.
Synopsis: When it comes to the matter of our personal renewal, our Christian growth, our imaging Christ more accurately, perspective is vital. One of the foundational perspectives is the connection between who are are a born-again believers and what we do as born-again believers. If we are to successfully grow in grace, we must keep the right perspective uppermost in our thinking so that our doing reflects spiritual reality and not a distortion of it.
Synopsis: In our final look at 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 and what God's Word has to say about pulling down strongholds, we cover a four-fold battle plan that will encourage greater victory in your daily battles whether it is with fear, anger, worry, impatience, or despair, etc.