Part 1: I didn't come to bring peace

October 20, 2019


At Jesus' birth, angels announced him as one who would bring peace on earth. But when Jesus was older, he taught his followers that he did not come to bring peace, but rather a sword. In this message you'll see how following Jesus will bring both peace and division at the same time.


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Part 2: Through the eye of a needle

October 27, 2019


Jesus said that it's easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. But in the context of that quote, the implications go much deeper than being rich or poor.


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Part 3: BeCOME Like a Child

November 3, 2019


Acting like a child is not usually encouraged, and yet Jesus taught that only those who become like a child will enter the kingdom of heaven. This message explores the way you should view yourself in relation to God.


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Part 4: Forgive 77 Times

November 10, 2019


One of the biggest factors for joy in the present is how you handle hurts from the past. Jesus says to do something that doesn't seem to be fair: forgive someone over and over and over again. Through a simple story, Jesus shows both how and why to put forgiveness on repeat.


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Part 5: Cut off your hand

November 17, 2019


It can sometimes be difficult to forgive the people around you, but what does it mean if you are unable to forgive yourself? In another one of his hard sayings, Jesus gets to the heart of why self-forgiveness is so difficult.


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Part 6: Reaction Time

November 24, 2019


As we conclude this series, one thing is clear. Jesus doesn't always offer what you are looking for. What do you do when that happens? What should you do?


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