Sweet: No Matter How You Slice It

An eight-week series on the Fruit of the Spirit

When we make the choice to follow Jesus, we don’t have to be ‘good enough’. He accepts us right where we are, but He’s not content for us to stay that way. The Bible talks about the qualities of a Spirit-led life. The truth is, God is at work doing something big! He’s trying to make us better people…brand new people.

Week 1 Message- Love the Ones You’re With

Date- June 27th & 28th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Luke 10:25-37

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

It can be difficult to like everyone we encounter in life, let alone love them. But loving others is what Jesus has told us to do. The love He wants us to show isn’t an emotion but a deliberate choice. Fortunately, He has given us a great example and the power to do it!

Week 2 Message- Choose Joy

Date- July 4th & 5th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Acts 16:26-34

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

Life is full of ups and downs that are often out of our control, but we can always choose how we react to our circumstances. Unlike happiness that depends on circumstances, joy can be ours no matter what happens.

Week 3 Message-  Peace Out

Date- July 11th & 12th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  John 14:27

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

Instead of stress and anxiety, God wants us to experience peace regardless of what is going on around us.

Week 4 Message- Hanging in There

Date- July 18th & 19th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Colossians 3:12-13 ,Hebrews 6:1, 10-12

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

Without patience we will never grow and develop into the people God created us to be. Choosing patience sets us up to see God work in and through our lives.

Week 5 Message- For Goodness Sake

Date- July 25th & 26th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Ephesians 4:32, Micah 6:8

Speaker- Jeff Geyer

 

Being a Christian is about much more than going to church on the weekend. Our words and actions are a reflection of our hearts…and our relationship with Jesus. When we are kind and good to others, we can change their hearts.

Week 6 Message- Boomerang Faith

Date- August 1st & 2nd, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Colossians 1:9-10

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

Faith is simply choosing to trust that God is able and willing to do everything He has promised us.

Week 7 Message- Take it Easy

Date- August 8th & 9th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  James 3:13, 17

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

There’s an old hymn that says, “They will know we are Christians by our love.” People watch how we behave as believers, and often He is judged by what we do and say. Gentleness and respect pave the way to build great relationships.

Week 8 Message- Check Yo’self Before You Wreck Yo’self

Date- August 15th & 16th, 2015

Key Verse(s)-  Proverbs 25:28

Speaker- Rusty Coram

 

It can be difficult to like everyone we encounter in life, let alone love them. But loving others is what Jesus has told us to do. The love He wants us to show isn’t an emotion but a deliberate choice. Fortunately, He has given us a great example and the power to do it!

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