Category  |  Basics Of Faith

How to leave a legacy that matters

The things we value, the words we say, the way we live -- it's all used to build a legacy for those we'll one day leave behind. Join us for our last study of Psalm 71.

Who is like the Lord?

You can compare apples to apples. Some people even compare apples to oranges to discover value. But how do you compare something that has no comparison? Today we study the impossible question: "Who is like the Lord?"

Let’s talk about how great God is!

"Great" is a rather worn-out word. We use it to describe everything from the truly awesome to the largely mundane. It is time to redeem the "greatness" of "great," especially when talking about God's incredible acts of love!

How is God’s righteousness good news? Part 2

When we hear the phrase "God's righteousness," it could bring up some negative images. We can even picture an angry God looking to hammer us into submission! But today we will discuss why God's righteousness is worth sharing!

Psalm 71, the prayer of an old man

When you come to the end of your life, what final message would you like to leave your children, grandchildren, or the people you leave behind? Join us as we study an old man's prayer and the legacy he wanted to leave behind.

How to stay encouraged when going through dark valleys Part 5

Following God means we're never standing still for long. The walk of faith is a constant journey. When walking through dark valleys, remember, hope is just ahead!

Discover how to work through desperate times by remembering happy memories Part 4

How do you work through desperate times in your life? Join us as we discuss how remembering the good times of yesterday can give us hope in our tomorrows.

What is the secret to contentment?

The truth is, there’s only one thing you need to become perfectly content. Once you obtain this one thing, you’ll always be satisfied. What is the secret to contentment? Here’s a hint: it’s not any material possession!

What characteristics make us more like Christ?

If you want to think, speak, and act more like Jesus, what qualities do you need to have? Galatians chapter 5 gives us the answer! Make it a point to listen to the conclusion of the fruit of the Spirit series.

Encouragement for when our hearts feel dormant

An experienced farmer knows there are seasons when crops flourish in the open air, and seasons when all growth happens underground. Even in our cold seasons, God is still at work, cultivating the fruits of Spirit.

How what is happening in our lives is evidence of the fruit of the Spirit!

Even a bottle labeled “fruit juice” can contain a large amount of artificial fruit flavors. It proves we can be easily fooled by inferior imitations. Let's play the part of produce inspectors and look for evidence that what is happening in our lives is 100 percent fruit of the Spirit!

Let’s allow God to cultivate godly restraint in our lives

Whether it’s taking another slice of chocolate cake, or losing our temper when frustrated, self-control can be difficult to maintain. But it’s a virtue we all need! Our study of the fruit of the Spirit continues.

How biblical gentleness is the foundation of true strength

By the world’s standards, gentleness is a weakness, not a virtue! We’ve been taught it’s imperative we stand up for ourselves. Discover that biblical gentleness is not a sign of being feeble—it’s the foundation of true strength! We’re talking about one of the fruits of the Spirit.

How can we mirror the faithfulness of God?

The goal of a Christian is to act more like Jesus with every passing day. The qualities Christ exhibited, we want to exhibit as well! It’s another discussion about the fruits of the Spirit.

Discover the power of joy regardless of what you face

Our feelings are often dictated by our circumstances. When things are good, we’re happy. But when things fall apart, we often feel miserable. Let's say there’s a fruit of the Spirit that can offers gladness, regardless of what we face.