The Local Assembly

Acts 1: 1-8 When we gather together it’s important the church lives confidently in His Name, not as a social club but to hear His commandments to love the Lord and love our neighbor unconditionally through the power of the Holy Spirit, the Promise of the Father through Jesus. We meditate in the Word of the Lord, mulling it over and over so we can draw from it; now we don’t live by sight but by faith. MARTYR is Greek for witness. This changes our perspective from self-centered goals to God’s Kingdom plans.

Power of Words

Condemnation vs Conviction Do we believe the Words God speaks over you? Is your behavior your identity? You do what you believe. You are too awesome to be acting like this! When you are taking inventory of your thoughts remember that God put treasures in you before the foundation of the world. I Peter 2: 9; Romans 8: 16-17; Galatians 4: 4-7

Steward This Time

Stewardship is based on God’s promises; He created time but works outside it; Consider God’s faithfulness when struggling with the season you are in (don’t be discouraged).

Communication Goals

Communication exposes what is going on inside the human heart…for “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” Luke 6: 45 If the goal in communication is understanding (not agreement), sharing feelings and needs is the deepest level of close relationships, not facts, cliches, or opinions.

Finding the Way

In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Propterea sicut per unum hominem in hunc mundum peccatum intravit et per peccatum mors et ita in omnes homines mors pertransiit in quo omnes peccaverunt. Sic enim dilexit Deus mundum ut Filium suum unigenitum daret ut omnis qui credit in eum non pereat sed habeat vitam aeternam. Quoting Scripture Omnes enim peccaverunt et egent gloriam Dei. In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Let’s try a blockquote. For it is by grace you have…