We finish our Tough Questions series with a modern walkthrough of the entire Bible. We can bring all our tough questions to God but ultimately He is in control. He is the only who can fully sustain us with hope, peace, and joy.
Question: Why do women have leadership roles in some churches but not ours? Why don’t women serve communion or give communion meditations? Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:11-15; Genesis 2:18; Genesis 3:16 Question: What is the church’s view if boys aren’t circumcised? Scripture: Romans 2:29; 1 Corinthians 7:18-20 Question: Is it okay for a Christian to smoke or use marijuana? Scripture: Proverbs 17:11, Romans 13:1 – Check with Doctor, Don’t pull others in, truly ask why you are doing it Question: What How COVID has affected us
God’s Will vs. Our Want
We like to think that if we were God, we would do things differently. The Bible was written by people God inspired with His words. (2 Timothy 3:16) Jesus came to fulfill the prophecy and law of the Old Testament. (Matthew 5:17) Does God choose man or does man choose God? (John 6:44; Romans 8:29; John 15:10; 1 Timothy 2:4) Don’t get distracted by questions about God. Draw near to Him and He will make your path straight and His How COVID has affected us
The Bride of Christ
Sermon notes can be found on kccwired.com. Feel free to make comments too. Why does the church look and sound more like the world? WHEN DO PEOPLE RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT? IF IT’S WHEN YOU’RE BAPTIZED, WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE IN ACTS THAT HAD BEEN BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF JESUS, BUT DIDN’T RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT UNTIL THE APOSTLES LAID HANDS ON THEM? Why is the church so judgmental?
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1. Sometimes the Bible just gives hints Question: Do pets go to Heaven? Revelation 6:1-2 Revelation 4:7 2. Sometimes the Bible gives clarity Question: How old is the earth? Genesis 5:1-5 3. Sometimes the Bible makes us presume Question: Why did Noah curse Canaan? Genesis 9:20-29 4. All the time the Bible reveals God’s desire Question: Can you be a Christian and a practicing homosexual? Leviticus 18:22 Romans 1:26-27 Hebrews 13:4 Galatians 5:19-21 Romans 6:1-14 Revelation 2:1-5