Archives: July 2014

Managing our inner struggles with the Lord Part 11

It was the most lopsided fight in human history. Did Jacob actually believe he had a chance against the God of the universe? Let's talk about wrestling with God. We’ll learn from Jacob’s example how to manage our own inner struggles with the Lord.

Discover who God chooses to be part of His family Part 12

The more we discover who the Old Testament character of Jacob was, the more we may wonder why God would ever want to be associated with such a person, let alone have a relationship with him! We’re getting to know “The God of Jacob.”

Continuing our series on Jacob, and discovering how God is for us! Part 13

Ever felt like you and the Lord were going toe-to-toe over an issue in your life? Let's study Genesis chapter 32 and Jacob’s wrestling match with God. We’ll discover that God is not against us, but rather, He’s for us!

Discover how our lives fit into God’s grand, unfolding plan Part 14

It’s part of our nature to narrow our focus onto ourselves. But if we take a step back, we’ll be able to see what God is doing on a wider scale! Let's complete our study on the life of Jacob.

A fresh perspective on the identity of the Proverbs 31 woman Part 1

Proverbs 31 is often referenced as a great example of a godly woman. But could this chapter be a model for both women and men? Discover why this passage is applicable to everyone.

Discover the source of the daily wisdom we need in the book of Proverbs Part 2

Whether we’re faced with decisions at work, or resolving issues in our home, we all could use a little wisdom! Let's discuss a “go to” place for biblical insight, found in the book of Proverbs.

Let’s take a closer look at wisdom in action, in Proverbs chapter 31 Part 3

The book of Proverbs is full of godly wisdom for every area of our lives. And in the final chapter of that book, we get to see how this wisdom is lived out day by day!

Why inner strength is a wise quality for both men and women Part 4

It’s common to view “strength” as a manly characteristic. But Proverbs 31 tells us that women can be just as “mighty”! Our series on Proverbs 31 continues.

Discover that being wise actually means being trustworthy! Part 5

How would you describe a wise person? Is it someone who knows a lot? Maybe it’s a person with important things to say? We’re looking at another important aspect of wisdom.

Discover fresh insights in our study of Proverbs 31 Part 6

Call someone “shrewd” and there’s a chance they won’t consider that a compliment! Why being savvy is an important part of being wise!

How a wise person approaches others with an open hand Part 7

We may think holding tightly to our possessions and riches is the wise choice. Yet, God’s Word tells us the exact opposite! We’re talking about the quality of generosity.

Discover why wisdom requires diligence Part 8

When we make today’s priorities tomorrow’s problem, and push deadlines to the last minute, we know procrastination has set in! It's a practical reminder from Proverbs 31.

Discover how having wisdom impacts what we say Part 9

Our words can either build others up, or tear them down. Hear the challenging study in Proverbs 31.

Fresh insight into becoming a man or woman of wisdom Part 10

We all want to make wise choices, and not look foolish. But grasping true wisdom doesn’t always come naturally! Practical application from God’s Word.

Jesus’ encounter with a rich young man who thought he knew what it meant to follow God Part 1

The scientific community once believed that the earth was flat, and that leeches were good medicine. Obviously our perceptions don’t always match reality! Turns out a rich young man who thought he knew what it meant to follow the Lord was way off!