Sermons on Hebrews
God is interested in your prayers because He is interested in you!
Regardless of what your background is, regardless of how long you’ve been a Christian, regardless of whether or not you are a Christian, we all have the potential to drift, so we all need Christian community.
Small groups are where some of the most important things the church is designed to do happens.
You can’t follow Jesus in isolation. When the Paul talked to people about what it looks like to follow Jesus practically, he stressed the fact that this is a relational thing, not a solo thing.
God can use a person in spite of his or her mistakes. God doesn’t call the qualified; He qualifies the called.
It is only through the power of the Holy Spirit that we can counter the hurt with compassion, counter the anger with empathy, and the wounds with forgiveness.
Our present sufferings are nothing to be compared with our future hope. Our present sufferings are just another reminder of the global consequences of sin. It’s another reminder of our need for a Savior, of the world’s need for a Savior. Our current circumstances are just another reminder that one day, God will in fact make all things new.
It is important for the believer to be in community with other believers for support, accountability, and connection.