Messages tagged with ‘John’

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Starting with Focus

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Starting with Focus Dave Riddle – 12/31/2017 Key Passages: Proverbs 17:24 Proverbs 14:24 An intelligent person aims at wise action, but a fool starts off in many directions. (Good News Translation) A certain wise action is becoming like Jesus Luke 6:40 a disciple is not above his teacher but everyone when he is fully trained […]

Divine Disruption – Pt. 4 – Peace

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Divine Disruption – Pt. 4 – Peace Dave Riddle – 12/24/2017 Key Passages: Luke 2:13-14, John 14:27, 16:33, 20:19, Colossians 3:15a, Romans 12:16, Hebrews 12:14, Philippians 4:6-9, Isaiah 26:3, Galatians 5:22-23, Matthew 5:9, 10:34 eirēnē (Greek: εἰρήνη) – a state of rest, denoting the absence or end of strife. It refers to a state of […]

Divine Disruption – Pt. 3 – Joy

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Divine Disruption – Pt. 3 – Joy Dave Riddle – 12/17/2017 Key Passages: Luke 2:10-11, John 15:11, John 16:20-22, Philippians 4:4, Galatians 5:22-23, Nehemiah 8:10 Good News of Great Joy Luke 2:10 It is different than happiness chairó (Greek: χαίρω) – rejoice, be glad. Joy is more than happiness. It’s a state of one’s soul. […]

Divine Disruption – Pt. 2 – Love

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Divine Disruption – Pt. 2 – Love Dave Riddle – 12/10/2017 Key Passages: 1 John 4:16, John 3:16, 1 John 3:1a, Ephesians 5:1 It is what He is 1 John 4:8-16 Everything we know about live we learned from God. It is what He does Ephesians 2:1-5 He took us, dead in our sin, and […]

Divine Disruption – Pt. 1 – Hope

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Divine Disruption – Pt. 1 – Hope Dave Riddle – 12/03/2017 Key Passages: Ephesians 2:2, 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17, Ephesians 1:18, Hebrews 10:23 Advent (Latin: adventus) – coming. The arrival of a notable thing, person, or event. Why is it that we can be legitimately hopeful? God is. If God isn’t, then none of this matters. […]

Thankful – Week 3 – A Grateful Witness

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Thankful – Week 3 – A Grateful Witness Dave Riddle – 11/26/2017 Key Passages: Luke 24:37-49, Acts 1:8 martys (Greek: μάρτυς) – a legal witness; a historical witness, i.e. one who was a spectator of something. Ethically, those whose faith in Christ has been proven genuine by experiencing a violent death. Sharing Jesus His Identity […]

Turning Up The Heat – Week 5 – The Ugly and Beautiful Truth

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Turning Up The Heat – Week 5 – The Ugly and Beautiful Truth Dave Riddle – 8/20/2017 Key Passage: 2 Corinthians 7:8-10 Though it plays out in many ways, humanity’s “issue” is singular. Sin Common ways we deal with our predicament: Ignorance Denial Rationalization As with the dilemma, there is one solution. Repentance It’s deeper […]

Major on the Minors – Week 7 – The Polar Opposites

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Major on the Minors – Week 7 – The Polar Opposites Dave Riddle – 6/18/2017 Key Passage 3 John 9-12 Diotrephes He lacks Humility 3 John 9 prideful and unteachable He spreads harmful untruths 3 John 10 “unjustly accusing us with wicked words…” He seems harsh and relentless 3 John 10 “that’s not all…” He […]

Major on the Minors – Pt. 6 – Gaius

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Major on the Minors  – Pt. 6 – Gaius 06.11.17 – Dave Riddle Key Passage: 3 John 1:1-8 He was dearly loved by John, his friend and spiritual parent. 3 John 1:1 Dearly loved 3 John 1:4 My children… He exhibited spiritual progress 3 John 1:2 euodóō (Greek- εὐοδόω)  – prosper; go well (with) He […]

The Spirit of Easter – Pt. 5 – A Brand New Day

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The Spirit of Easter – Pt. 5 – A Brand New Day 04.30.17 – Dave Riddle Key Passages: Acts 1:4-8 Acts 2:1-14, 37-38 Fulfillment Acts 1:4-5 Last week: John 14:15-31 We can trust God to fulfill His promises. Power Acts 1:8 dynamis (Greek: δύναμις) -strength, ability of power, especially inherent power, residing in something (or […]