What does a full life look like? Good question, right? Here’s my guess: it’s at least more than a bucket list of locations and luxuries. We’re talking about soul-level joy, the kind of fullness that satisfies and answers our biggest questions about the past, the present, and the future.
1. How do I deal with my failures? (Romans 8:1-3)
2. What will I do with my life? (Col 3:12-14, Luke 6:35-38)
3. Is the future good? (Romans 8:24-25)
These passages may provide additional insights related to the subject of this week’s message. All verses are NLT unless otherwise noted.
Proverbs 11:24-25; John 10:7-10; Micah 2:8-13; Isaiah 61: 1-3, 7-8; Luke 4:18-19; Revelation 21: 5-6
QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION AND DISCUSSION
Every invitation is an act of unity; it’s a request to “come join us, because we want to show you we care about you and want to get to know you better.” The early Church displayed remarkable unity as a community of very different people who were united by one thing: their faith in the risen Jesus. The Church today must pursue that same counter-cultural unity as our identity and our message.Read MorePrintable PDF
Have you ever stopped to consider how our lives are filled with “pivotal” moments and circumstances? In our personal lives, in our faith lives, in our collective lives together there are moments and events that change the course of the rest of our lives. Scripture includes moments like that as well, and one of the most significant and important ones in the gospels is found in Mark chapter 8. That moment includes the question that drives our lives as followers of Jesus, and that gives us our “mission.”Read MorePrintable PDF
This weekend we continue with The Story Project series by stepping back to look at THE Story – God’s Grand Story of the Bible. The age-old question to explore as we do is, “How do I make sense of a story thousands of years in the making, one that takes place in lands far away?” And most importantly, “What does that story – the story of the Bible – have to do with my story??”Read MorePrintable PDF
Find your people.