Key Bible verse: 1 Corinthians 3:1 Sometimes life looks pretty bad before it starts looking good. Walking with God, walking in faith, wisdom, and love will not only bring blessing and fruitfulness, but will also give us a fresh, biblical perspective on all of life. It's not for sissies.
Key Bible verses: 1 Corinthians 13:1-3; Ephesians 5:1-2 Pastor Jeff Perry presents several scriptures to underscore the most important thing a believer can do: Walk in Love. In this message, you'll discover ways to resist strife and discord and cultivate love, vibrancy, and joy.
Key Bible verse: Joshua 3:4 You've heard it said that we're supposed to “walk the walk.” Just what does that mean? In this humor-filled, encouraging message, Pastor Jeff presents scriptures that will help pave our way through llife and shine eternal light on the realitites and responsibilities of the Christian walk.
Key Bible verses: Job 42:2; Psalm 84:11 Life can get pretty tough. Pastor Jeff Perry opens the Scriptures to underscore the truth that we can always rely on God's goodness, His enduring mercies, and His ability and desire to sort things out on our behalf. His grace makes it possible for us to continue.
Key Bible verses: Hebrews 10:35-36 Life's challenges and losses can ruin us or make us stronger. Pastor Jeff Perry underscores God's goodness and looks at the lives of famous people who demonstrated remarkable perseverance–and breakthrough–in the midst of repeated failure and incredible difficulties.
Key Bible verses: John 8:31-32 You've heard the saying, “The truth will set you free,” but that's only part of the biblical equation. In this message, Pastor Jeff Perry sets forth the essentials of finding freedom in the truth and he encourages us to hang on to God for true and lasting freedom.
Key Bible verses: James 5:7-11 Continuing patiently in Jesus has many rewards. Pastor Jeff Perry points out what the abiding believer can expect, and he outlines the five things that can disrupt our devotion to God and draw us off His path to fulfillment and victory. In this message Pastor Jeff refers to the true story of a young man who was born with cerebral palsy. Doctors told the fahter to institutionalize the boy because he would never be more than a vegetable. Instead, the father chose to devote his life to lovingly care for his son, ultimately demonstrating that his son could do more than anyone expected. It's a deeply moving video account that shows how our loving Heavenly Father cares for us and helps us like no other.
Key Bible verses: Colossians 1:23; Philippians 3:14 The Bible is filled with illustrations of men and women who continued in the faith–even though they could not see the outcome of trials. Like they did long ago, we must have confidence in God's faithfulness today and His promises that He will bring us through every challenge we face. This is true faith.
Key Bible verse: John 15:7 Pastor Jeff Perry focuses on the amazing promises Jesus made to those who continue with God. Through the Scriptures, he defines the great value and power of living a sustained Christian life.
Key Bible verse: 2 Peter 3:1 Although the Bible directs us to forget what lies behind, it also instructs us to remember the great and wonderful things God has done for us. When we remember God's faithfulness in the past, we are strengthened for today's challenges and encouraged to believe Him for great and wonderful things in the future.
Key Bible verses: James 1:1-8; Psalm 46:1-4 Here's strong encouragement from the Scriptures to face life's temptations, tests, and trials with courage and strength, unfazed by the fires of life and unwavering in your trust in God.
Key Bible verses: Isaiah 40:29; Judges 6:1-12
Is life pressing in on you? Need to be re-charged and re-fueled? Four little words are at the center of this power-packed, Bible-energized, Word-filled message of encouragement that will lift you up and get you back on track with God's purpose for your life. God is with you.
Key Bible verses: Proverbs 4:23; John 7:37-38
You were created by God for His purposes, and He has a plan for your life. In order to see the accomplishment of those divine plans and purposes, it is vital that you guard your heart, draw near to Jesus, and stay sensitive to the Holy Spirit.
Key Bible verse: Acts 2:42
In our culture, devotion is an underrated commodity. In this message, discover the now-and-forever impact of devoting yourself to the things of God, standing steady through all of life's ups and downs, and continuing with Jesus to the end.
Key Bible verses: 2 Corinthians 4:8; 16-18
It's easy to get caught up and hindered by the things we can see with our human eyes. But the Bible says we are not to base our lives on those things but on the things we cannot see. Here's a call to stand up against life's setbacks, stir up your faith, steady your heart, trust God, and step out.
Key Bible verse: 2 Timothy 3:16-17
The Bible is not just any book; it is THE BOOK. God's Word will nourish and nurture, cleanse and change, and sustain and strengthen. It is living, everlasting, and never changing. Read it, embrace it, and live it.
Key Bible verses: Proverbs 2; Proverbs 11:14; Psalm 33:11
The Book of Proverbs makes it clear that God's wisdom is something to be sought after. Here's a biblical pattern for seeking and obtaining the wisdom from above that will guide you and help you in all of life's issues.
Key Bible verses: Psalm 3; Psalm 91
Every day, the circumstances of life force us to make a key decision: Freak out or trust God? In this message, Pastor Jeff opens up the Psalms to show us how we can learn to lean on the One who can sustain us through battles and trials and bring us through to victory and peace.
Key Bible verses: Revelation 2:4-5; Luke 10:38-42; Proverbs 4:23
Our relationship with God is like a marriage–both require love, focus, and attention. Pastor Jeff reminds us of the season of our “first love” and gives us steps to securing a renewed, undistracted, heartfelt devotion to Jesus.
Key Bible verses: Proverbs 29:18; Acts 13:36
Testimonies are good. They are accounts of the great and wonderful things God has done in our pasts. Vision, however, is essential for the future. It gives us direction, purpose and hope. God has a plan. Here's the inspiration you need to wait for it.
Key Bible verses: Habakkuk 2:2-3
Is the dream never going to happen? Is the vision never going to come? Remember, that's only YOUR perspective. God DOES have a plan for you, and His timing is always perfect. Here's the encouragement you need to be strong, stay focused, and wait on the Lord.