Is the Bible a Loose Canon? [Podcast]

How do we know the Bibles we have contain all God wants us to read? What about the so-called “lost” books of the Bible? Is the Apocrypha part of Scripture? Why should we even care?

This message explains why the books of the Bible are what they are—and why we can have confidence that we have the complete Word of God.

Luke 11:50-51; 3:16; John 16:12-13; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2; 2 Peter 1:3-4; Jude 3-4; Revelation 22:18-21

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What God Seeks [Podcast]

John 4

Our world offers drinks of water that never satisfy. Instead, we end up with a mouthful of gravel. God, on the other hand, offers living water.

And God seeks from us the only thing we can truly offer.

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Is Jesus the Only Way? [Podcast]

Is Jesus really the only way to heaven? What about other religions?

How can Christianity make such an arrogant claim that it is the only right way to God?

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This message (from John 14:6; Romans 1-2) examines Christianity’s exclusive claim and the absolute necessity of fulfilling the Great Commission.

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Why Comparing Yourself with Others is a Bad Idea [Podcast]

John 21:1-23

Comparing yourself with others again? When Jesus told Peter how he should expect to die as an old man, Peter inquired about John’s death. Jesus’ response remains a great principle of focus for all believers who struggle with comparisons.

Our task is not to compare or concern ourselves with God’s calling for others but to commit to what Jesus called us to do from the beginning of our relationship with Him: “You follow me.”

Who Cares About Tomorrow? [Podcast]

John 14

In a culture that lives for the moment, a series on biblical prophecy may seem like a waste of time. But one-fourth of the Bible was prophetic when it was written, God must have critical lessons to teach us there.

We study prophecy because prophecy gives purpose and priority to life, peace amidst confusion, and a stronger faith once prophecy is fulfilled. Jesus challenged us to live not as if there’s no tomorrow, but obediently, and in light of the certainty of His coming.

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Do You Love Me? [Podcast]

John 21; Revelation 2

The spiritual life tugs against the constant tide of complacency and self-reliance. “Do you love me?” Jesus asked Peter?

Coming back to our first love remains our constant challenge, for there alone is life truly found.

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