[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: We are smack in the middle of 1 Samuel 17 – one of the most exciting chapters in all of the Old Testament: David and Goliath. We pick up the story in verse 24:24 As soon as the Israelite army saw him, they began to run away in fright. 25 “Have you seen the giant?” the men asked. “He comes out each day to defy Israel. The king has offered a huge reward to anyone who kills him. He will give that … [Read more...]
Reflections of Grace 63: Life Lessons with Jesus, part 9 – Applying His Healing After Being Wounded!
[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: Being falsely accused of something that you know is simply not true is so hard to endure, isn’t it? We want to convince our accusers we are not the people they are saying we are. We want to defend ourselves. We want to be validated by those that love us to offset the ugly words thrown at us.Sometimes when we speak truth into a situation, those who enjoy cont … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] Back when I was a boy, there was a movement sweeping across the country, beginning here on the West Coast. It was largely made up of a bunch of hippies who had found Jesus, thus earning the label Jesus Freaks. It was basically a counterculture, hippie version of non-denominational Christianity, aka the Jesus Movement, where many of those young adults shared all that they had, met in parks instead of large, stained-glass church buildings, and replaced church organs with rock g … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.Why are you here on Earth? What is the purpose of your life? Is life just a glorified Monopoly game? Get a bunch of stuff now, because when the game is over, it’s all just going to go in the box? I mean, if the Atheists are right, then one day you are just going to die and become worm food, and there’s no ultimate meaning to anything.In fact, one preacher put it to his congregation this way, he said, “One day, … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] From Pastor Matt Tague, author of Read the Word: The Bible was written for you: We are in the middle of 1 Samuel 17. We’re going through this looking at the picture of David as a foreshadowing of Jesus Christ: the man willing to stand in the middle, facing our biggest enemy – the one we could never face on our own. So, we pick up the story in verse 12:12 Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem in the land of Judah. Jesse was an old man at t … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: I was on a local track in a park and it was an otherwise beautiful day, aside from the wind whipping my hair around. As I walked I was talking to Jesus, as is my custom when I am alone. As I was chatting with him I began thinking of my childhood and how hard it was. My left arm was crippled at birth and I was never able to raise it above my head. As a child I ign … [Read more...]