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The Passionate Spirit-ual Practices of Prayer


What are your present habits of prayer? Read 1 Corinthians 12:12-31. John Donne an English poet from the same period as Shakespeare wrote, “No man is an island, entire of itself; Every man is a piece of a continent, a part of the main.” How does this reflect the Bible’s teaching about the Church being […]

The Rock was Christ – Exodus 17:1-7


  Our passage this week features the people of God after leaving Egypt in the Exodus. Talk about an aspect of Egyptian history that you find particularly interesting. For example the pyramids, the Sphinx, mummies, the Nile, Coptic Orthodoxy, etc. Rev. Muldoon said that the Israeilites were failing to let God be God. Considering the […]

Disturbing the Peace? – Genesis 41:50-45


1. We’ve heard about Joseph’s and others dreams the past few weeks. Not to say your dream was intended to tell the future, but what is an interesting dream you’ve had in your life? Do you remember the characters, setting and plot? Describe for the group. 2. Were you disturbed or comforted by the message […]

God and the Earth’s Future – 2 Peter 3:3-13


Last week’s sermon focused on God’s promise to restore and transform the earth by smelting away the impurity of sin at the return of Jesus from heaven (a Restorationist view).  This is in contrast to the popular view that God’s relationship with the earth will end when he totally destroys it at Christ’s return creating […]

The Practices of Passionate Spirituality


Passionate Spirituality – who doesn’t want it? Consider how important it is to Starbucks and Teavana. They have recently begun a campaign where with every cup of coffee you get a “Steep Your Soul” quote. They write that the “Steep your Soul” quotes “invite you to take a few moments to pause and reflect each […]

2 Corinthians 1:1-11


1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Blessed be the God and Father […]