Instead of asking for permission to do what we want, following Jesus is living in obedience to all that God wants.
We live in an R-Rated world. Society tells us one thing, but often God tells us something very different…and the lines between truth and human desire become blurry. It may be something simple, like what we watch on TV or at the movies, the websites we visit, or even the music we listen to. The truth is that these choices can influence the way we think, feel and act. In other words - garbage in, garbage out.
The same is true with relationships. When it comes to dating, marriage, sex and divorce, our culture tells us what is acceptable, but our faith often tells us to walk a different path. The easy choice isn’t always the right choice.
We’re also constantly encouraged to overindulge in food, alcohol, drugs, smoking and much more. Our wants can quickly overcome our needs.
The truth is, we hear these mixed messages daily, and the wrong choices aren’t just bad for us. When our reaction falls outside of God’s will for us, it’s a sin.
The good news is that no sin is unstoppable! With God’s presence and power, we can learn to recognize sin, and then stop it in its tracks. Instead of asking permission to do what we want, we can learn to follow Jesus by living in obedience to God’s will.
Week 1 Message- Garbage In, Garbage Out
Date- April 11th and 12th, 2015
Key Verse(s)- 2 Corinthians 10:5, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Philippians 4:8-9
Speaker- Rusty Coram
It may seem innocent, but the choices you make for the sake of entertainment can easily begin to influence the way you think, feel and act. What you watch on TV, the movies you see, the music you listen to, and the websites you visit have more influence that you may think. Godly choices do matter.
Week 2 Message- 50 Shades of Not-So-Gray
Date- April 18th and 19th, 2015
Key Verse(s)- 1 Corinthians 6:19, 1 Peter 4:3, Ephesians 5:31-32
Speaker- Rusty Coram
God has very clear instructions for us about marriage, sex, dating, and divorce. Society tells us a very different story, which blurs the lines between truth and human desire.
Week 3 Message- You Are What You…
Date- April 25th and 26th, 2015
Key Verse(s)- Proverbs 25:28,1 Corinthians 9:25-27,
Speaker- Jeff Geyer
Drinking, drugs, smoking and overeating can be really hard habits to break. Overindulging in these ways is a sin. The good news is that no sin is unstoppable! With God’s presence and power, we can walk through the steps it takes to kill sin at its start.
Week 4 Message- Questions and Answers
Date- May 2nd and 3rd 2015
Speaker- Rusty Coram & Jeff Geyer
We’ve covered a lot of ground in this series, but there’s so much more we could talk about. This is our chance to dig a little deeper and answer the questions you’ve had along the way.