Posts with the tag “essentials”

CHURCH - You are the church
March 20th, 2021
1 Corinthians 12:12-14a | The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ [the church]. Some of us are Jews, some are Gentiles, some are slav...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Proclaims Jesus
March 19th, 2021
1st Peter 2:9 | But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he ca...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Serves one another
March 18th, 2021
Acts 2:44-47 | And all the believers met together in one place and shared everything they had. They sold their property and possessions and shared the money with those in need. They worshiped together...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Supports one another
March 17th, 2021
1 Thessalonians 5:11 | So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.1. What does it mean to encourage someone? 2. When have you been encouraged by another believer? H...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Loves one another
March 16th, 2021
1 John 3:11 | This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another.1. Are there any followers of God who are hard for you to love? If so, who and why? 2. If the church- Go...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Meets together
March 15th, 2021
Hebrews 10:25 | And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.1. It is important that God’s follo...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
CHURCH - Is those who follow Jesus
March 14th, 2021
Colossians 2:6-7a |  And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on Him. Then your faith wi...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Faith changes how you live
March 13th, 2021
Romans 10:9-13 | If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right w...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Fully & forever forgiven
March 12th, 2021
1 John 1:9 | But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.What does it mean to confess? How do we confess our sin to God? How...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Through the cross
March 11th, 2021
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 | I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. He was buried, and he was raised from t...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Only through Jesus
March 10th, 2021
John 14:6 | Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. Jesus called Himself the only way to the Father. Where is the Father? This means Je...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Through faith
March 9th, 2021
Romans 3:21-25a | But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago. We are made ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - Not deserved or earned
March 8th, 2021
Ephesians 2:4-5 | But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God’s gra...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SALVATION - God's gift
March 7th, 2021
Last week, we explored the problem of sin in depth. It robs us of fulfilling our purpose, it separates us from God, and it leads to physical and spiritual death. But God loved His precious creation fa...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - Your Desire > Satan's Temptation > Sin or Escape?
March 6th, 2021
James 1:14-15 | Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death.What is te...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - The desire for sin and right wars within us
March 5th, 2021
Romans 7:14-24 | So the trouble is not with the law, for it is spiritual and good. The trouble is with me, for I am all too human, a slave to sin. I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do w...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - Points us to our need for Jesus
March 4th, 2021
Gal. 3:10-11a | But those who depend on the law to make them right with God are under his curse, for the Scriptures say, “Cursed is everyone who does not observe and obey all the commands that are wri...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - Results in death
March 3rd, 2021
Romans 6:23 | For the wages (punishment) of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.What is the punishment of sin? What is physical death? How is death, si...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - Everyone sins
March 2nd, 2021
Romans 5:12 | When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned.Romans 3:23 | For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glor...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - Where does sin come from?
March 1st, 2021
Genesis 2:15-17 | The Lord God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and watch over it. But the Lord God warned him, “You may freely eat the fruit of every tree in the garden— except the tree o...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SIN - What is sin?
February 28th, 2021
Man was created in God’s image with the purpose of glorifying God. But one look around makes it clear that somewhere between creation and now, things drastically changed. What happened? Sin. Way back ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - God's Messangers
February 27th, 2021
What message has God given His people? Matthew 5:14-16 | “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Created to live for God
February 26th, 2021
Matthew 6:33 | Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.What should we “seek” first or consider most important? What do you put first in y...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Created with a purpose
February 25th, 2021
Ephesians 2:10 | For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.God created you as a masterpiece, equipped to fill the pu...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Loved by God
February 24th, 2021
Romans 5:8 | But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.Did we have to do anything to earn God’s love? God loved you, even when you didn’t love Hi...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Handcrafted by God
February 23rd, 2021
Genesis 2:7 | Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person.Think back to the account of crea...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Entrusted with God's creation
February 22nd, 2021
Genesis 1:28 | Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
MAN - Created in God's Image
February 21st, 2021
Colossians 2:6-7a |  And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on Him. Then your faith wi...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - The end of his story
February 20th, 2021
Romans 16:20 | The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. May the grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.What does God promise He will do to Satan?In your life, if you are follower of Jesus,...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - Resisting him
February 19th, 2021
James 4:7 | So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James promises that Satan will flee from or leave you if you do what? To resist means to stay strong against o...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - How he works (believers)
February 18th, 2021
1 Peter 5:8 | Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. How does Satan “devour” or destroy the lives of people? Thinki...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - How he works (unbelievers)
February 17th, 2021
1 John 3:8 | But when people keep on sinning, it shows that they belong to the devil, who has been sinning since the beginning. But the Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil.When people li...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - Is crafty
February 16th, 2021
Genesis 3:1 | The serpent was the shrewdest of all the wild animals the Lord God had made.2nd Corinthians 11:3 | But I fear that somehow your pure and undivided devotion to Christ will be corrupted, j...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - His origin - Pt. 2
February 15th, 2021
Ezekiel 28:12b-14 | “You [Satan] were the model of perfection, full of wisdom and exquisite in beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of God. Your clothing was adorned with every precious stone— red car...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
SATAN - His origin - Pt. 1
February 14th, 2021
As we’ve laid a foundation of Biblical Essentials for Christ followers, we’ve covered so much already! We’ve learned a lot about our foundation of truth (the Bible), who God is (in all three parts), a...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
HEAVEN & HELL - God wants all to be saved!
February 13th, 2021
John 3:16 | “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.Does God want anyone to go to Hell? How do yo...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
HEAVEN & HELL - Your choice!
February 12th, 2021
Romans 6:23 | For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.According to Romans, the wage or punishment for sin is _______. What kind of death i...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
HEAVEN & HELL - God is the judge
February 11th, 2021
Matthew 7:21-23 | “Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter. On judgment day many will sa...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
HEAVEN & HELL - What is hell like?
February 10th, 2021
Revelation 21:8 | “But cowards, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers, the immoral, those who practice witchcraft, idol worshipers, and all liars—their fate is in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team
HEAVEN & HELL - What is hell like?
February 9th, 2021
Revelation 20:10 | Then the devil, who had deceived them, was thrown into the fiery lake of burning sulfur, joining the beast and the false prophet. There they will be tormented day and night forever ...  Read More
by Family Ministry Team

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