Weekend Preview | Don’t Hate the Messenger: Part 2 – Elijah

By Chris Denning


 

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Last weekend, we took a look at the prophet Samuel & a small piece of his story. I love how Zack summed up his message with 5 things we can learn from Samuel. Check them out:

  1. God desires to speak to us.

  2. We don’t always hear very well.

  3. God speaks to us primarily today through His Word.

  4. God is patient with us.

  5. God has spoken to us through Jesus.

I love these insights, especially how relevant this is to me in my life today. The Old Testament is not dry or old stories that don’t have anything to offer me today as a follower of Jesus, rather they are rich reminders that consistently point us to God.

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Old Testament Stories | Elisha

By Zack DeBerry


This weekend, we’re starting a series called Context, where we’re looking into the Old Testament to learn what it is and why it matters to you TODAY!  With that in mind, we wanted to share a few stories from the Old Testament that meant something to us personally.  We hope you find the stories that connect with you!


Ridiculous Faith in the Old Testament

When we think about what it means to follow Jesus with all of our heart, we all agree that it requires a life of Faith.  While the most well-known definition of faith may be found in Hebrews, where the writer states:

“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.”

Hebrews 11:1

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