Articles Tagged 'Lose' (Page 2)

When Water Becomes Wine

How can we see this miracle in our lives?

Phil Ware shares a message centered on John 2 and Jesus' miracle of turning the water to wine at Cana in Galilee because of Mary's concern and intervention.

Let Christmas Deny the World?

Christmas deny the world?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the world can deny us of many things, especially love and joy and peace and so let's use Christmas as our opportunity to deny the world it's hold on our heart.

SpiritFire - More than Near

How close is God to us?

Phil Ware shares insight in his SpiritFire series on the Holy Spirit and reminds us of the incredible promises of God's nearness and personal indwelling in us through the Holy Spirit.

I'll Take My Two Talents!

How much is enough?

Lisa Mikitarian talks about the parable of the talents and learning to focus on using what we have and not saying, "If only"

SpiritFire - How Do I Think of the Spirit?

Who is the Holy Spirit?

Phil Ware continues his SpiritFire series focusing on God getting personal with us in the Holy Spirit and addresses the question of whether the Holy Spirit is a he, she, or it.

Take a Closer Look

What are you seeing as you go to church this morning?

Tom Norvell reminds us that we must take a closer look and not judge on mere appearances as Jesus said.

Solving the Big Mystery

When is the last time you stared into the face of God?

Ron Rose talks about Amy who went to Mother Teresa's Dying Destitutes and found that by touching the broken and dying you looked into the face of God, and we can do the same if we take the time to draw close

Losing My Mind?

Is this where you are right now?

Russ Lawson reminds us that with so many things going on, we need to remember just the one important thing.

Back to Basics

Isn't it about time to get rid of the fluff and get back to the basics?

Rubel Shelly uses the recent world series and a few Casey Stengel stories about the early days of the Mets to remind us that the we need to get back to the basics of what we do as believers: love God and love each other.

And the Cure Is ...

What can help us get over us?

Ron Rose reminds us that the way we come together in unity and the way we put ourselves in perspective is found by humbly praising Jesus.

Maybe It Isn't Dead Yet

When is losing not such a big deal?

Rubel Shelly describes a rare but beautiful story of sportsmanship that helps us prepare for March madness.

What We Have Seen and Heard

What is the place of faith in the public square?

Patrick Odum shares insights on sharing our faith in the public square using the reaction to Rick Warren's prayer at President Obama's inauguration.

Don't Let the Grass Grow Here!

Where does your private path lead?

Danny Sims talks about having a well worn path to the place of prayer because we are so close to God!

Drawing Nearer

Can we really know God?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on knowing God and being drawn into a relationship with Him.

Make a Faith Choice

When the world caves in, do you make a faith choice?

Ron Rose talks about a couple that loses everything beside faith and then finds an opportunity to influence others for God.

Untangling Family Knots

Can it really get better if we get closer?

Ann Voskamp uses a boy's three-legged race to be the reminder that in a family, and in life, the closer we get the better we are.

Don't Lose Focus

What distracts you most easily?

Mike Barres reminds us to not be distracted with the things going on around us but fix our eyes on Jesus.

When You Have Lost It All

So what have you lost?

Russ Lawson talks about a couple of friends who seem to have lost everything, but then he reminds us what is important and that we haven't really lost that much as long as we have Jesus.

Getting Close to God

Are you righteous enough to get close to God?

Bill Denton reminds us that the Pharisees' problem wasn't their love for Scripture, but their willingness to condemn others and justify themselves.

Shout for Joy!

Whatever is bad, remember the great!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we still have a lot to be celebrate even if things are bad with our lives, because God is at work in us and has done great things.

Excavation

What's buried in the concrete of your heart?

Patrick Odum shares insight based on the buried Red Sox jersey in the new Yankee Stadium concrete and compares it to getting rid of the sin that lurks in our hearts.

Content with the Patriots

Would you wear the castoffs of the losers?

Patrick Odum describes what happened to the Patriot SuperBowl championship jerseys that were going to be thrown away because they lost, and challenges us to give more than our throw aways to the poor of the world.

The Flow

Do you know how to get in the flow?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that life's purpose rather than externals or someone else trying to make us happy is the real key to peace and joy in life.

Do Not Lose Heart!

Some words you just have to repeat until you believe!

Tom Norvell reminds us that some times we just have to hang to hope, keep repeating what is true and not lose heart.

The Jesus Vibe: Prayer

How can we tune our hearts to the vibe of heaven?

Phil Ware continues his series of thoughts on The Jesus Vibe and this time he shares how the Lord's Prayer tunes our hearts to living the life of the Jesus Vibe.