Epaphroditus Outline

11-12-17 Epaphroditus [Philippians 2:25-30] Epaphroditus was Christian missionary from Philippi. Some people celebrate a feast for him in March. He is the one believed to hand deliver the letter to the Philippians. “Epi” – “devoted to” //// “Aphrodite” – Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure & procreation. Associated with planet Venus. ///// Name also means […]

Handle With Care: Fasten the Zipper

Week 4 – Fasten the Zipper [John 17:20-23] CARING FOR UNITY Why? Jesus Prays for Unity Unity points to Jesus     1 Corinthians 1:10 – I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you […]

False Way of Life

The Psalmist declares hate for every false way of life. Other translations translate this as hating the wrong path or false propaganda. The Hebrew word “sheqer” is used here, meaning falsehood or deception. The complete verse says that the commandments of God result in understanding. When we have this understanding, the result is then hatred […]

Belong to Each Other

As Christians, we understand that we are each part of the body of Christ. We understand that the Church is comprised of many parts that each has a special function. The Church is people. Each of us are different. Each of us are part of the body of Christ. We also know that Jesus Christ […]

Truth for a Lie

Imagine if you had this precious gem that was worth more than anything else in the entire world. Imagine if you found something that’s more amazing than anything you have ever encountered. Imagine if you discovered something more powerful than anything you have seen before. Now consider the Truth. Consider the Gospel, the Good News […]

Same Mold

I had a frustrating evening trying to fit a different brand mouth guard into the same mold as my old mouth guard. My old mouth guard fit perfectly. This new mouth piece was not fitting properly. It was not only a different brand, but it consists of another material base so it was slightly wider. […]