In his final words to his disciples, before he ascended into heaven, Jesus gave clear instructions on what they should do to share the Gospel. Mike Linch shares four specific steps to becoming and making disciples.
Jesus talked to his disciples about what their spiritual foundation should be built upon. Those same lessons in scripture apply to us. Mike Linch shares four questions we should ask ourselves to determine what kind of foundation we're building for our lives.
So many of us believe that giving our of our "extra" or out of our leftovers constitutes being generous. And, often times we put our trust in our material possessions or wealth. But, the Apostle Paul had some insights for us about what true generosity looks like. Mike Linch concludes the Generous series by sharing several reasons why true generosity will lead to the life we really are looking for.
You may have heard or read the story about Jesus feeding the 5,000 with five small loaves of bread and two fish. What is often overlooked is that it was the faith of a child that led to that miracle. What can we learn from this child, and how can we teach our own kids to be generous even when it looks like it won't be enough?
Our view of who God is will shape our lives. Do we believe God is a generous God, or a stingy God? Mike Linch shares the story of Jesus' first miracle to help provide some answers to what kind of God we have when it comes to generosity.
Peter was more interested in where Jesus was going and how he could go too. Peter also wanted to follow Jesus to the cross and to heaven but he didn’t realize what he was saying. Only Jesus could die for Peter’s sins. Only Jesus could make a way for sinful man to know a Holy God. Peter didn’t yet understand what Jesus had come to do for him. We love because Jesus first loved us.
Judas was one of Jesus' 12 disciples. He was part of the inner circle. But, while Judas was close in proximity to Jesus, his heart couldn't have been further away. What was it that prevented Jesus from receiving Jesus' love, and how can we avoid making these mistakes ourselves?