Our hearts were designed to seek approval. The problems arrive, however, when we chase the approval of others rather than chasing after the Lord. Mike Linch continues The Chase series by sharing how our hearts can find rest in God, and what He provides in His pursuit of us!
Everybody chases something. The heart chases what it believes will make it happy, bring it significance, and promise its satisfaction. Jesus said that worldly minded people will spend their lives anxiously chasing after their next meal or the newest fashion rather than their Heavenly Father, who knows what they need before they ask. Jesus said His followers should chase after God’s kingdom and God’s character first, trusting that He will add to their lives what they really need.
Prior to being arrested in the garden, Jesus prays passionately to his Father. Even though Jesus knew he was being betrayed and handed over to the Jewish leaders, his prayer centered - not on himself - but for his disciples and all who would come to know him through their faith. Mike Linch concludes the Win the Day series by sharing why Jesus had you in mind, and exactly what he was praying on your behalf.
Jesus tells his followers that they will experience trouble in this world. But, he goes on to tell them that he has already given believers the ultimate victory. Mike Linch shares how God equips us to endure tough times, and what He offers us in the midst of our pain.
What role does the Holy Spirit play in the life of the believer? And, how do we, as followers of Christ, engage the Spirit each day in our walk? Casey Linch shares how the Holy Spirit is working, and how we can respond to His prompting.
In scripture we are told that the world will "hate" believers. So, as believers, how do we engage a world that hates who and what we stand for? Jordan Williams shares three ways we can respond and have a profound effect on those who don't yet know Jesus.
Jesus' plan to effectively spread the gospel was dependent upon how well his followers would love others - and each other - unconditionally. Mike Linch shares three important things God wants us to know about loving one another with no strings attached.
It's so easy to feel defeated, but scripture is ripe with wisdom and instruction for helping us to WIN each day we live. Mike Linch shares some keys to growing in our relationship with the Lord, and developing disciplines to help ward off distractions and discouragement in our walk.