UPCOMING MESSAGES



July 27
EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS
Enemies
We probably all have enemies, and the likelihood is we don't like them! So, how do we act toward them? What does Jesus want to happen when we're confronted with the desire–and the opportunity–for payback? What's the one way we can insure our enemies don't control us?

August 3
EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS

Worship
"Pious" isn't a word most of us would like to have applied to us. It conjures up a picture of a "holier than thou" attitude. Yet the word just means to live according to our faith in God. So, what does "piety" really look like, and how can we have that piety without an attitude that makes it hypocritical?

August 10
EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS
Treasure and Worry
After a championship season, an athlete proclaimed "No one can ever take this away from us!". The statement reflects the fact that we tend to fear losing what is important to us. So, what is important, and what do we do with that fear?

August 17
EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS
Judging
Jesus said not to judge, but Paul chews out the Corinthians for not judging. How can these both be right? To understand, we have to understand what "judging" is, when it is appropriate and when it is not. Ultimately, what happens when we judge?

August 24
EXCESSIVE RIGHTEOUSNESS
In n Out
Jesus made it clear that not everyone who calls on his name will be accepted. That's scary. Can we know whether we will be or not? What is this acceptance–or lack of it based on? Do we have to be good enough? How can we be sure that we are with Jesus now and forever?

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