Sunday, October 15, 2017

Pillars of life: healthy, quality relationships

Pillars of life: healthy, quality relationships

There have been studies done that show the healthiest 80 year olds were those that have high quality relationships with spouse, family, and friends during their earlier years.

Genesis 2:18
Ecc 4:9-12

"If you want to go faster, go alone. If you want to go farther, go together." An old proverb

What the world is finding to be true today has been told to mankind by God in the beginning.

Tips for true fellowship:
-unhurried time
-willingness to share weakness (James 5:16)
-boldness to talk about God

(Notes from sermon at Watershed church Elgin Oct 15, 2017)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Have an attitude of not settling.

Philippians 3:12 to 17

Don't become comfortable with not attaining God's best for you.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

God did not create you for a life you don't have time for.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Rains of blessings

Before God rains down blessings in your life you have to give Him reins of your life and a acknowledge at all times that He reigns over your life.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Successful people do consistently what normal people do occasionally

Successful people do consistently what normal people do occasionally

Heb 5:8-9
Luke 2:52. Jesus grew

Knowledge helps you make a living.
Wisdom helps you make a life.

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is to knowing that you don't put a tomato in fruit salad.

What is better than memorizing scripture? Doing scripture.

Wisdom is ...
The ability to get things done
Knowing what to do next
Getting God's opinion


Three access points to wisdom
Prayer - ask for wisdom James 1:5
People - Prov 13:20
Pain - Ecc 1:18

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Grace

2 Cor 12:7-9
1 Pet 4:10
1 Sam

+Grace in salvation
God gave you the ability to be saved, through faith.
+Grace to overcome
We often pray to have an obstacle removed. In this verse we are told that the obstacle might not be removed, but you will have the ability and power to go through the obstacle.
+Grace to carry on

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Higher Calling: Your purpose



1 Peter 2:9-12
Luke 2:49-50

Jesus understood His purpose at a young age, because He knew who He was.

What you do flows out of your identity.

The "I must" purpose ...
1) It will determine where you go
2) It will determine who you hang out with
3) It will determine what you say
4) It will determine how you spend your time
5) It will determine how you spend your money