Church of Christ
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52 Weeks Closer
Join us for 52 messages to help develop our relationship with God and each other and bring us closer.
We are related to God through adoption, but the modern idea of adoption doesn't accurately portray the relationship.
4 values that are the basis of our consumer choices are priorities that can connect us to God.
Prayer and bible are a part of our communication with God, but they are not all that is required.
Challenging the theology that familiarity with God is a sin. To the contrary, the language of the relationship requires it
More than simply our emotions, our desires and motives should be dedicated to God.
The 119th Psalm is David's opus on the diversity of ways information draws us closer to God.
Love with all of our soul, does not refer to a component of my humanity, but rather my entire existence and identity.
We have many resources available to us; the trick is to convert this energy into a force.
Genuine wisdom cannot survive a mixture with personal motivations. This is our beginning point
While the world searches for a temporary condition, we are encouraged to rely on an unchanging wisdom.
Many translations exist for 'reasonable'. We attempt to sort them out how unchangeable wisdom can be 'reasonable'.
Neither God, or His wisdom, is wimpy or soft. His wisdom teaches us how to be appropriate in the moment
The heart of worship is to empty ourselves and bow before God - exemplified in the 'passion' of Christ.
It may seem obvious who the audience of worship is, but this sermon reveals three audiences and their expression.
Many Christians have discarded old ideas about formalities of worship. It is a topic that we may benefit from reviewing.
A lesser used word for worship teaches an invaluable lesson about the character God wants in our worship
Much like America's real first Thanksgiving, this powerful form of worship is often underused.
Getting closer to God is not always an upward experience. The first step in nearness to God is to go deeper in His word.
God's word allows us to get as close to God as we are willing to examine.
The process of maturity is the ability to establish goals that enable us to reach our final objective.
What we see and experience physically feels so important, but it ends up being a distraction from what God is doing.
A journey through early church examples of activities and mindsets when they were together outside of the assembly.
Religion is an important function in our faith. It is how we connect to the group as a whole.
The first of our passive character traits that bring us closer to God, a concept that seems paradoxical.
To get closer to God we have to learn how to surrender both control and direction.
To have genuine peace we must learn how two characters that help us relate to our conditions and circumstances.
Even the bible links peace with quiet, however the spiritual element is to create an environment for closeness with God.
Two important attitudes of love are combined in one very important word.
Joseph's brothers reveal a truth of honesty; the first victim of dishonesty is ourselves.
Jesus' gives a very dire diagnosis as he defines humility for his disciples.
Moses is a profile in many great character traits, however he didn't start out this way. We look at his growth in courage.
The lives of David and Job are parallel in illustrating two factors of patience.
Esther is a premier example in the bible of how we grow into confidence.
Geting closer to God through unity. This series avoids the topic of conflicts and resolution.
Involvement in each other's lives promotes unity by causing us to invest in each other.
Unity is not in becoming identical to each other, but learning to value the role that each one plays.
A part of maintaining the harmony of the church is a word that we all dread.
Cam Giannetti brings a moving message on how powerful access to the Father is both for ourselves and others..