Joy of a Spiritual Family
Lighting of Advent Candle – Zephaniah 3:14-17
Sing, Daughter Zion; shout aloud, Israel! Be glad and rejoice with all your heart, Daughter Jerusalem!
The Lord has taken away your punishment,he has turned back your enemy.The Lord, the King of Israel, is with you;never again will you fear any harm.
On that day they will say to Jerusalem,“Do not fear, Zion; do not let your hands hang limp.
The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
God’s People stand firm in Him so that others may cross on dry ground
–Bear the Ark, Put Your Feet in the Water and Stand Firm!
God’s people consecrate themselves to watch for Him so they can be ready to move!
**Go After It!**
Watch for God to Move
… …NIV says, “you are to move out…”
Spying Out the Land will lead to meeting sinners and should result in dealing kindly with them.
Go, View the Land!
Spy Out the Land
Deal Kindly With Them
Taking Ground comes from remembering and obeying the word to have a servants heart to help others.
How Can I Help you? – Joshua 1: 12-18
I. Remember and Obey the word
Joshua 1: 13 & 17
II. You Shall Cross
III. You Shall Help Others
Taking Ground in the Face of Pain, Transition, and Change –
Call 911, He is Punching Her
Be A Godly Leader! Help Others Possess the Land!
Taking Ground in the Face of Pain, Transition, and Change
Israel’s possession of the Promised Land and enjoyment of God’s blessings through obedient faith. Victory and blessing come through obedience and trust in God.
God Can, God Will!
Title: Bring Your Swim Trunks, You Might Get Wet!
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. Colossians 1:15-16
Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him. Hebrews 11:6
JJ Guerrero and his family shared about their work in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and their ministry, City of Refuge. Through City of Refuge they share Jesus daily with College students from the University of San Simon in Cochabamba. Monthly, they share Jesus’ love by bringing food and the gospel to the homeless in various parts of the city. Listen in as JJ shares his heart for the people of Cochabamba and the City of Refuge ministry.
“Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out.
“Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear.”
Luke 14: 34-35