Bathsheba’s story begins with shame and victimization, but she was not defined by that. She ends up on a throne as one of the wisest women of all time. It is from her genealogy that Jesus was born. Why did God allow His son to be born from a family line marred with betrayal, murder and adultery? To demonstrate His grace and redemption.
After David was settled as king and his house was established, he broke 3 of the 10 commandments. So why did God keep David’s kingdom intact for all time? Because David honored the greatest commandment and excelled at “righteous” struggle by seeking God’s heart. Struggle will either make you or break you. How’s your struggle going?
6 YEARS AFTER OVERCOMING A XANAX ADDICTION, TUCKER CAMPBELL IS NOW PREACHING THE GOSPEL THROUGHOUT AFRICA, INDIA AND NAPAL. HE’S ALSO A CHARTER MEMBER OF THE GALILEAN SWIM CLUB. We talk about getting sober, surrender as a way to victory and how to relax into your calling. Check it out!
Accelerate: Episode 9. The Secret Sauce of Contentment. Philippians 4:4-13. In this scripture, Paul gives us powerful spiritual weapons to provide peace and contentment no matter what this age brings. Rejoicing. Letting go of anxiety. Prayer. And letting God be in charge of bringing supernatural peace. Pastor Adam concludes the Accelerate series with these important tools for life.
A major component of Christ-following is learning to discern what belongs to the Father and what belongs to the world. In this scripture, Jesus speaks about the tension of living in the world while not belonging to it. God has sent His Spirit of truth so that we might know what is true, live it, and testify to it.
Psalm 119:1-16. How do you think of God? We tend to project the parenting style of our own parents onto God. The trend these days is often for “permissive” spirituality…like the fun parent who lets us have our way. But God gave us laws to guard our way. And He gave us hope and joy through the resurrection and redemptive power of Jesus.
Accelerate: Episode 3. Time With God. Mark 1:35-39. The human attention span is at its lowest…ever. Our daily lives are increasingly out of focus, overwhelmed and chaotic. In this verse, Jesus was in great demand, but He chose to spend time with His Father. This is how He got direction for His life. Spending daily, dedicated time with God is the best way to find power and peace in our life.