Simply Essential 04: Pouring Out

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Do you ever get so caught up in your own little world that it seems like you are missing out on something bigger? This is the story of a guy who was able to get out of his own way to be a part of something greater than himself.

Matthew 4:19 ESV

19 And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”


John 1:29 ESV

29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

John 1:36 ESV

36 and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!”

John 1:37 ESV

37 The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus.

John 3:27-29 ESV

27 John answered, “A person cannot receive even one thing unless it is given him from heaven. 28 You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, ‘I am not the Christ, but I have been sent before him.’ 29 The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.

Luke 9:23 ESV

23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

Luke 9:23 ESV

23 And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.

John 3:30 ESV

30 He must increase, but I must decrease.”

Genesis 12:3 ESV

I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

Revelation 22:3-5 ESV

No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever.


Love Never Fails-5: “Up for Keeps”

Long-term memory is a record of experiences: some wonderful, some terrifying, some joyful, some painful.  Love keeps no record of wrongs.”  This is especially difficult, because wrongs tend to produce strong emotions that end up in long term memory.  This message explores what “love keeps no record of wrongs” might mean for people like you.

Love Never Fails-1: Remains

On average about 6,316 people die on earth every hour.  Most of the time, 6,316 is just a number that doesn’t mean much, but every now and then, one of those deaths is more than a number or a name; it’s a painful loss.  One of these days, the death is going to be yours, and the body you leave behind will be referred to as your remains.  This message looks into ancient words that give us hope that more from your life can remain than just a decomposing body or ashes.