Messages on Perseverance
The Big Picture of God isn’t always comfortable, especially for the Israelites. In the Old Testament, there are countless stories of exile and hardship. However, God uses those time periods to develop and teach His people what it means to trust in Him, love their neighbors, and surrender to His Lordship. As we learn in this message, God ultimately turns their failure into hope and restoration of all nations.
The Big Picture takes a depressing turn as we learn about the judges and kings that ruled God’s people. Despite their weaknesses and failures, however, God still uses them for His glory.
What would happen if two disciples had dinner with Jesus and didn’t even recognize Him? We find out in Luke 24, giving us insight into how to respond to life’s challenges when it feels like God’s not present. Hint: He’s always present.
Pastor Brent Clark looks at how when we follow Jesus, we can sometimes hit a spiritual wall that leaves us feeling empty and that God has left us, but we can endure and push through the wall.
Pastor Ryan address how the pandemic has effected the mental, emotional, and spiritual condition of everyone and the importance of persevering during this time.
Pastors Brent Clark and Ryan Lenerz remix the series “The More You Know: Seven Verses Everyone Should Know” by adding an eighth important verse from 2 Timothy 4:7 that encourages those who follow Jesus to finish their lives well.
Pastor Brent looks at how following Jesus is like a race the how even in the difficulty it is important to not give up.