January 15, 2007
The game of comparison is a dangerous one to play. Unfortunately, it’s a trap that impacts us all. Considering ourselves better than others is harmful . . . not just to the other person, but to our relationship with God, as well.
January 12, 2007
Ever find yourself sticking to a bunch of man-made “rules,” trying like crazy to be good enough to earn God’s favor? Well, sometimes it’s easier to follow a list of rules, rather than develop a real relationship with Him.
January 11, 2007
Some churches tend to celebrate rules. A list of do’s and don’ts that dictate how we should live. Don’t smoke, don’t drink . . . and by all means, make sure you’re in church every Sunday!
January 10, 2007
We have a natural tendency to compare ourselves to others. Either we think we’re better than they are, or we see ourselves as lacking.
January 9, 2007
Each one of us has done things in our life that we aren’t proud of. But have you ever made a mistake so terrible . . . you wondered if God would ever forgive you? Let’s observe God’s response to a repentant heart.
January 8, 2007
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the praise music at church. The beat is good, the melody is catchy, and you know some of the lyrics from songs on the radio. But does good music equate to sincere worship?
January 5, 2007
Whether we admit it or not, we’ve all had moments when we criticize others for their weakness . . . and gain a little self-importance in the process. As it turns out, people have been struggling with pride since the beginning of creation!
January 4, 2007
Sometimes we marginalize the stories in the Bible. Because we’ve heard them so often, we fail to appreciate their deep meaning in our life. Haddon Robinson re-introduces a story we’ve heard before, but in a way you’ve probably never considered.
January 3, 2007
Some of the stories in the Bible seem like just that . . . a good story. But seeing how those stories apply to our life is easier said than done. We’ll describe the process of reading Scripture in a way that we can fully understand it and apply it to our lives.
January 2, 2007
Movie producers come up with new renditions of old stories all the time. If you pay attention, you’ll notice, for example, you’ve seen Cinderella a dozen different ways. Haddon Robinson kicks off a new series on one of Jesus’ parables that we’d like you to hear again . . . for the first time.