Educate Yourself

SELAH

“Fear not,” “Don’t be afraid,” or their equivalent are phrases found at least 365 times in the Bible.  As all teachers, God uses patterns to strengthen our confidence and understanding.  Identifying patterns such as this…
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SOVEREIGN SYNCHRONICITY

ACT 3: DESTINY This series journey opened with the prologue statement, “The image of God within humanity is under siege.” The insanity of depravity is the seeking of one’s identity within anything other than God….
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SOVEREIGN SYNCHRONICITY

ACT 2: DECISION Everything about who we are – our design and our identity – was ordained in the infinite and intimate mind and heart of a sovereign God. We even discover in the Scriptures…
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SOVEREIGN SYNCHRONICITY

ACT 1: DESIGN Let’s unpack the phrase “sovereign synchronicity.” It’s important to begin by defining the latter half of the phrase. “Synchronicity” is a coincidental occurrence of events that appear to be significantly related without…
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SOVEREIGN SYNCHRONICITY

PROLOGUE The image of God upon humanity is under siege.  In the Old Testament, the paganization of any society, including the people of God, developed through a three-fold iteration of the worship of these gods:…
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HOW THEN SHALL WE LIVE?! 9

“ENTER THE MYSTERY“ We are adrift in madness and meaninglessness.  We choose whatever we desire to condone and to celebrate regardless of what the Scripture says.  We proceed merrily onward, oblivious to the consequences that…
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“EXTENDING OURSELVES” In our culture there are so many voices competing for our attention and allegiance.  We are inundated with marketing and manipulation on a grand scale.  This menagerie of messages will distract, divert, and…
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HOW THEN SHALL WE LIVE?! 7

“ALWAYS READY” The disciples of the first century were driven by the mandate to take the good news of Christ and His Kingdom to the world.  Day after day, in multiple venues, they were aggressive…
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HOW THEN SHALL WE LIVE?! 6

“FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS” What does faithfulness look like in a collapsing culture?  The pressure to conform to the warped demands of the “thought police” can overwhelm us.  Even much of the church…
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HOW THEN SHALL WE LIVE?! 5

“ONE ANOTHER” Culturally induced dilemmas lead to culturally infected thinking and result in culturally impotent remedies.  We have chosen our own delusions and have secured for ourselves a self-inflicted captivity which is chaotic and confusing. …
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