Your Body is the Temple – 1Corinthians 6:19 “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies”. In the Old Testament, the Temple was in Jerusalem and
Text: Galatians 5:1-8 New International Version (NIV) It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. Again I
2Peter 2:19-22: 19 They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity—for “people are slaves to whatever has mastered them.” 20 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and are overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at
Text 1 Corinthians 13:12-13 New International Version (NIV) 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Dysfunctional Relationship For most of the Old Testament period, Israel had a relationship with God that was dysfunctional and unhealthy. God on numerous occasions proclaimed that Israel was unfaithful and that Israel did not respond to God in a way that was based on an intimate relationship. (Jeremiah 2:1-9) That is why Ezekiel predicts a
What an amazing time we are in at The Emerging Church and Beachside Church Central Coast. The leadership of Beachside Church had a strong impression to close the Church in November of 2011 for 6 weeks during the Christmas break. God was wanting to put to death the old and eventually start the new. For