Sunday, August 13, 2017

Distorted - Part 1

Ask Anything

“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.”
‭‭John‬ ‭14:12-14‬ ‭NIV‬‬
http://bible.com/111/jhn.14.12-14.niv

“Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.”
‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭3:7‬ ‭NIV‬‬
http://bible.com/111/1pe.3.7.niv

“But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.”
‭‭James‬ ‭1:6-7‬ ‭NIV‬‬
http://bible.com/111/jas.1.6-7.niv

“This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.”
‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬
http://bible.com/111/1jn.5.14.niv

Focus: Our prayers are not always answered in the ways we think they should be.

How to interpret scripture (simplified)

I. Understand the CONTEXT.

II. Interpret the BIBLE with the BIBLE.

A. Your RELATIONSHIPS matter
B. Your MOTIVES matter
C. Your FAITH matters
D. God’s WILL matters

III. APPLY what you LEARN

Speaker - Jim Hammond
Verde Valley Christian Church
Cottonwood, Arizona
Date - August 13, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Field of Dreams


Presenter: Jim Hammond
Focus: You have entered the dreams when your children love and trust the God you love and trust.

I. Change is a PROCESS not an EVENT.

II. Step into the river of GRACE.

III. Be a living, breathing MODEL of REAL life.

"but God was merciful to me in order that Christ Jesus might show his full patience in dealing with me, the worst of sinners, as an example for all those who would later believe in him and receive eternal life."
1 Timothy1:16GNT
http://bible.com/68/1ti.1.16.gnt

"He died for all, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but only for him who died and was raised to life for their sake."
2 Corinthians5:15GNT
http://bible.com/68/2co.5.15.gnt

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

P.S. I Love You


 

‭‭Presenter: Doug Bridge

Focus: A biblical understanding of discipline is key.

  1. DISCIPLINE is much more than the WORLD DESCRIBES.

  1. DISCIPLINE is a direct result of GODLY LOVE. Deuteronomy 6:5-7

Catch them doing
something right! 


Hebrews‬ ‭12:5-12‬ ‭NASB‬‬
“and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM; FOR THOSE WHOM THE LORD LOVES H E DISCIPLINES, AND HE SCOURGES EVERY SON WHOM HE RECEIVES." It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live? For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,”
‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭12:5-12‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/heb.12.5-12.nasb

“You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.”
‭‭Deuteronomy‬ ‭6:5-7‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/deu.6.5-7.nasb

“does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered,”
‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:5‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/1co.13.5.nasb

“Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,”
‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/1co.13.4.nasb

“He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭14:29‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/pro.14.29.nasb

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭6:4‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/eph.6.4.nasb

“A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will not go unpunished.”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭28:20‬ ‭NASB‬‬
http://bible.com/100/pro.28.20.nasb

“The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭28:20‬ ‭NLT‬‬
http://bible.com/116/pro.28.20.nlt

“Honest people will lead a full, happy life. But if you are in a hurry to get rich, you are going to be punished.”
‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭28:20‬ ‭GNT‬‬
http://bible.com/68/pro.28.20.gnt