Does God call us to tolerate our work, or does he want more? Today, Pastor Greg Byman preaches out of Titus 2:14. "How to enjoy what you do."
The Story of Hagar
Genesis 16, 21:8-21
By Pastor Greg Byman
The Bible notes her as the mother of Ishmael, and the matriarch to Muslims, but Bible-believing, mission-minded Christians must consider what the story of Hagar explicitly and implicitly reveals about the character of God. Despite being mistreated by the people of God—Abraham and Sarah—to accomplish the things of God by man’s ways instead of God’s ways, God is still sweet, tender and faithful to this young woman. The story is a helpful reminder that God sees us and care for us beyond that which we can imagine. In this week’s message, Pastor Greg Byman dives into Genesis 16 and 21 to learn more about the story of Hagar, and therefore glean some insights about our own individual stories today.
The Source of Courage
2 Timothy 1:12
By Pastor Greg Byman
Robert* can boldly explain to a group of veterans what makes the American dream so special, but he feels less bold about explaining to a group of angry college students what makes God’s design for marriage so special. Is Robert’s confidence in his message? His audience? Himself? In 2 Timothy 1:12, the apostle Paul admonishes us to not experience shame when we share the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Christian must know and understand the gospel so deeply that he feels supremely more confident and shameless than any sociological, moral, political or cultural argument. Today, Pastor Greg Byman talks about “The Source of Our Courage.”
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