“I will show you my faith by my good deeds.” – James 2:17-18
James offers us help in how to put the words of Jesus into practice.
“She believed that God would keep His promise.” – Hebrews 11:11
“Those who are wise will take all this to heart; they will see in our history the faithful love of the Lord.” Psalm 107:43
“Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” – Ephesians 3:20
Ever have an experience that changes your life forever? For me, the thrill of speed on my “Big Wheel” as a little boy.
What does the sacrificial death of Jesus do for us?
What is your purpose?
God is our source of strength. When we need energy and endurance our God supplies it. Our God does not have a limited supply. Our God is not weak. We can draw from Him every day. We can rely on our Father God without fail. When we are weak He is strong. Life changing joy is available through Jesus. True staying power can be found in our God.
We can follow Jesus in sweet victory. 1 Peter 1
Jesus’ comments regarding the courageous generosity of the widow: In the Kingdom of God, the priority is not on the total dollar amount of your donation. The priority is on your heart motive, your faith, and your courageous generosity.
We are called to become devoted followers of Jesus.
“The Lord is my Shepherd…” “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” – Psalm 23
As we are growing in your understanding of what the church is (and should be) let’s take a look at what people prayed about (for each other, within the context of the local church) in Scripture?
The local church as spiritual family with strategic intentional relationships.
Welcome to City Harbor Church…a safe place to find and follow Jesus. What is Jesus up to today?
True love is found in God and fulfilled in sharing with others. We can take action for the good of others, out of this love.
As we celebrate our church anniversary this Sunday, let us also revisit some of our foundational purpose as a church family. We find the heart of God and his redemptive purpose in the following Scriptures.