Archive for August 24th, 2010

Basic Discipline #6: Selfless Serving – Follow the … Server?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

God clearly highlights the greatness of serving by drawing our attention to several that served well. Then God encourages us to submit to them – help the helpers!

Avoiding the Pleasure Trap (#3): 16 Ways to Respond to Lust

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

The Bible gives us great hope for spiritual victory over illicit lust. In fact, over and over again God’s Word gives us clear teaching that we can escape the trap of lust through the freedom we have in Christ Jesus! In this study, we look at the first 8 of 16 ways God teaches us to respond to lust in order to have the life that God intended – a life serving Him rather than a life enslaved to our passions.

Avoiding the Pleasure Trap (#2): Ways We Are Tempted

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

In order to become a fruitful disciple, we have to have the right perspective on pleasure, its lure by lust, and its results. In this study we briefly examine our three key enemies: (1) the world; (2) the flesh; and (3) the devil. Then we look at the three major avenues through which we are tempted:  (1) the lust of the eyes; (2) the lust of the flesh; and (3) the pride of life.