Articles Tagged 'Righteousness'

ToGather: Waiting in Expectation

A do-it-yourself worship guide centered on Jesus' return.

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ToGather: Set Free! (August 1, 2021)

As we worship together, we celebrate our freedom in Christ and invite the Holy Spirit to continue his work of transforming us!

Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in a virtual, DIY, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to celebrate our identity in Christ and remind us that we are freed from law-keeping as our way of being righteous and celebrate our identity a

ToGather: iBELIEVE! (November 1, 2020)

Believing in God's faithfulness can be hard in difficult seasons and during those times, we need to look to Jesus for help and say, 'Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.'

Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware lead through worship in song, the Lord's Supper, a powerful message from God's word about committing to believe even when our challenges are difficult and life is hard, along with a closing blessing for worship from home with

ToGather: Beyond a Sagging Roof! (October 18, 2020)

We are broken vessels, saved by grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit to make a difference in our broken world with the grace that we have received.

Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware lead through worship in song, the Lord's Supper, a powerful message from God's word about not being lazy and neglectful of the opportunities God has given us to lead others to Jesus, along with a closing blessing for worship

ToGather: The Good Shepherd (October 11, 2020)

Imagine the audacity of Jesus to identify himself as the LORD, our shepherd, the one David praises in Psalm 23 as well the God of deliverance who identified himself to Moses at the burning bush in Exodus 3!

Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware lead through worship in song, the Lord's Supper, a powerful message from God's word about Jesus our good shepherd, along with a closing blessing for worship from home with family and friends in a meaningful way.

ToGather: The End of the Law? (October 4, 2020)

As we join together to honor Jesus as our Christ and Lord, we can lay every burden down and rejoice in the grace God has lavished upon us.

Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware lead through worship in song, the Lord's Supper, a powerful message from God's word, and a closing blessing for worship from home with family and friends in a meaningful way - we can be assured our righteous was purchased by

In the Footsteps of Jesus

Jesus said this was the right thing for him to do!

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us of an important reason to be baptized: Jesus was and said it was the right thing to do.

I'm Gorgeous Inside!

Would it really be nice if we could really see what was on the inside of people — their hearts?

Phil Ware challenges us to pursue the faithful love, righteous character, and gracious compassion of God from our hearts.

In the Footsteps of Jesus

Jesus said this was the right thing for him to do!

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us of an important reason to be baptized: Jesus was and said it was the right thing to do.

Flying High with Freedom!

We have been set free, so let's not give up our freedom?

Phil Ware reflects on the importance of freedom and what Paul teaches in Galatians.

Blame Game

What? I haven't done anything wrong...!

Phil Ware uses a traffic incident and a crazy, cursing woman to help him make a point about blaming others rather than owning our sin and asking forgiveness for it through confession.

Pool of Mercy

Have you offered sight to the blind?

Cathy Messecar draws us into the story of the man born blind that was healed by Jesus in John 9 and reminds us that we are here to continue Jesus' ministry of healing and mercy.

Getting It Wrong

Come on, now, 'fess up to the truth — it's liberating!

Russ Lawson reminds us that to err is human, that we sin, we mess up, we falter, we are wrong, we make mistakes, but God is in the cleansing and forgiving business and can take care of it if we will admit it and ask for forgiveness.

Life as a Fourteen Year Old

Some things shouldn't have to be part of a fourteen year old's life experiences.

Rubel Shelly talks about the shooting of Malala Yousafzai and Heartlight updates her current condition, calling for us to live as God has called us.

Renewal and Spring

A powerful image of renewal!

Pasquale Mingarelli shares pictures and a Bible study to help us remember that spring is the time for renewal

God's Twin Grace

Why do we often emphasize one, but forget the other?

Phil Ware writes about the grace of God to save us from sin and for holy living.

In Christ

God does the unthinkable to bless us immeasurably, in Christ!

Patrick Odum shares a clear message from God's word, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21, and talks about all God has done to make us worthy in Christ.

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.

Inviting Darkness Home

Who would want to invite this mess home?

If we don't wall pornography off at the source in our lives, then we end up just inviting it home.

Filling the Vacuum

What are you putting in the empty places of their lives?

We've got to fill our kids with good things and not just tell them what not to do, because if we don't fill them with God's stuff, someone is going to fill them with satan's stuff.

Choices: Truth or Lies?

Do we really have all these choices or is there only one choice?

Righteousness is not a choice but it is defined by God and his will, not by popular culture, media, and we cannot compromise and or flirt with evil.

Thinking about God

Can you think about nothing but God?

Can we spend any special, focused, time thinking about nothing but God? It is hard, but we must learn to do so.

More Than a Façade

Will your character collapse under pressure?

Are we anything more than a facade, or does our character run deep and can it be seen in the world of quiet and inner places in our lives.

It Is Finished

How can we complete all that we were meant to accomplish?

Jesus accomplished all he was sent to do because he put God's kingdom and his righteousness first.

For Freedom!

Are you taking care of your freedom?

Freedom in Christ came at a high price and must be protected from legalism and license and can best be understood by flying a kite.

Flee!

Some things you just need to run from!

God's word is clear: stay away from sexual immorality.