You Asked For It (2017)

You Asked For It: How Do I Share My Faith

You Asked For It: How Do I Share My Faith Mark 16:15 (NCV) Jesus said to His followers, “Go everywhere in the world, and tell the Good News to everyone.” 1 Peter 3:15 (NIV) Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.  Colossians 4:5-6 (NIV) Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full…

You Asked For It: What About Miracles

You Asked For It: WHAT ABOUT MIRACLES Acts 10:38 (Phillips) You must have heard how God anointed Jesus with the power of the Holy Spirit, of how he went about doing good and healing all who suffered from the devil’s power—because God was with him. Q. What did Jesus use to perform a miracle? A. The power of the Holy Spirit. Q. Is healing good or bad? A. Healing is good. Sickness is bad. Q. Where does sickness and suffering…

You Asked For It: How to Change

You Asked For It: How to Change We all have areas of our lives that we excel in and areas that seem to be more stubborn. Satan often uses the latter to bring us under guilt, condemnation, and shame. Romans 7:15 (NLT) I don’t understand myself at all, for I really want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do the very thing I hate. UNDERSTANDING THE CYCLE It becomes a part of your identity.…

You Asked For It: Getting Back on Track Financially

You Asked For It: Getting Back on Track Financially THE PATH TO FINANCIAL STRESS Luke 15:11-14 (Lexham) A certain man had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property that is coming to me.’ So he divided his assets between them. And after not many days, the younger son gathered everything and went on a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth by living wastefully.…

You Asked For It: Who is the Holy Spirit

You Asked For It: Who is the Holy Spirit Acts 2:12-16 (NIV) Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?” Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.” Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. These people are not drunk, as you suppose.…

You Asked For It: Dealing with Disappointment

You Asked For It: Dealing with Disappointment John 16:33 (NIV) I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. Disappointment is when reality does not meet our expectations. When life does not meet our expectations it hurts. This world will fail us, but God never will! CHANGING EXPECTATIONS 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 (NIV) Do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting…