Preparing the Church for the Future
12 Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, 13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint but rather be healed. This poetic expression, couched in Old Testament language ( Isaiah 35:3 ; Proverbs 4:26 ), is a message of encouragement.…
Hebrews: Jesus is Better
Jeff Griffis • Branson Bible Church • Sermon • • 62 views • 51:01
With confidence in Christ’s work and with comfort and courage in the Father’s love and plan, we can straighten our posture and right our paths to help one another run faith’s race well. To do that, we need to work peaceably with each other and prioritize holiness.
HEBREWS-JESUS IS BETTER
Arguing: Learn Proverbs 15:1 if you struggle here. Concentrate and pray over this ALL WEEK LONG, practice it this week in you life. Vengeance: Romans 12:19 - learn this if you struggle with the desire to see vengeance, pray over it all week long and practice it. Bitterness: Guys - this one hides in plain view. Let me suggest something to you, if you were to go back over your last 20 or 30 posts on social media, how would you rank the tone and tenor, complaining, thankful, happy, sad, mad? Does that expose that there is bitterness in you?
Full of Anger vs. Full of the Spirit having defended himself against the trumped up charges of blasphemy Stephen turned his attention to the hypocrisy of his accusers spoke the truth to them although it was painful and even offensive for them to hear Stephen loved these wicked men enough to confront…
Paul Young • Sermon • • 4 views
I. Strengthen and encourage one another. (Vv 12-13) Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.” · Metaphor of race (12:1-2) arms…
Growing up under my parents they would not let me quit anything. I did not have to start some things but I could not quit what I started. Of course some things were not optional as to wether or not I could do some things like going to church. This was not an option no matter who the youth pastor was…
MBC AV Department • Sermon • • 0 views
Introduction 1 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for…