The most important thing we learn, when we focus on Jesus as God’s ultimate revelation, is that God is a God of love.
Archive for ‘June, 2011’
Tagged as Accommodation, Context, Discernment, God’s Will Hunting, Scripture
When searching for God’s will, the first place we should start is the Bible. It contains much of what God wants done in the world. Greg also talks about the difference between God’s ideal will and His accommodating will, prompting many questions about the way God moves in this world.
Jesus is God’s one, true self-portrait. This point is emphasized throughout the New Testament because, if we don’t get it, we are left to our own imaginations about God.
Tagged as Direction, God’s Will Hunting, Rebellion, Understanding, Worthiness
It can be difficult to understand God’s will. In part one of the sermon series “God’s Will Hunting”, Greg talks about the foundations of understanding God’s will. When understanding God’s will, it is important to understand the gift of who God made us and live out of that understanding. It is important to realize that God is the center of our being and not a consultant or retainer.
Tagged as Attitude, freedom, gifts, Roots, Thankfulness
It can be difficult to be thankful in life. Whether it’s a phone that stops working or a tragic accident that changes our plans, we have trouble being thankful during tough times. In this sermon, Greg gives us three ways to remain thankful despite what’s going on in this world.
Our vision of God in our mind is the single most important vision in our lives, for it completely determines whether we’ll have relationship with God and what kind of relationship this will be.
Tagged as events, family, Heroes Gate, movie
Heroes Gate is excited to provide a fun evening for families! We’ll have games, activities and watch the movie Cars. Join us on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Gathering Area and on the front lawn.
Our next Kiln event is coming up on Monday, June 20! We’ll hear from a musician, culinary artist, sketch artist, glass artist and painter.
Tagged as Anticipation, Eternal life, Future, Gospel, hope
Hope can be a difficult thing to hang onto in this world. It seems that our future is destined for some tragic end with every new newspaper. In this sermon, Greg talks about how hope drives us and is foundational for life.
The quality of our relationship with God depends on the way we imagine God. When we get the image of God right, the doors open for us to trust and relate to God in the ways we were created to do. But there are so many images of God that are entirely messed up.