Unexpected Assurance: Rahab and the Spies | Joshua 2 Lesson [Slideshow]

November 24, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

Theme of Joshua: Israel inherits the Promised Land. Rahab provides unexpected assurance of God’s promise. Rahab renounces that of her own people and puts her faith (active trust) in the LORD – affirming Israelite prophecy, history, and theology. This account demonstrates how non-Israelites were always a part of God’s redemptive plan. She is commended not necessarily for lying, but for demonstrating her faith through actions — as we all should

Yoked: Unequally vs. Easily [PowerPoint Slides]

November 17, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

Given the literary and cultural/historical context of 2 Corinthians 6:14, Paul is most likely telling the Corinthian church not to become partners with those who were engaging in idol feasts in pagan temples — for they are the temple of the Living God.

Cross Training: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Bible Study [Slideshow]

August 8, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

What are we training for? Are we training ourselves to be worldly, or are we training ourselves to be godly? Are we training ourselves to resemble the culture, or are we training ourselves to resemble the Christ? Do we have a healthy spiritual diet and exercise routine? In short, are we Cross Training?

True Freedom, Indeed | John 8:31-36 [Sermon Text & Audio]

July 9, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

Research suggests that the modern conception of freedom — our most cherished virtue — is almost purely negative (i.e., freedom *from* constraints). The Truth of Jesus gives freedom *from* (negative freedom) our rebellious nature and freedom *to* (positive freedom) fulfill our original purpose — right relationship with God. Though our culture often co-opts His words, His is the Truth that truly “will set you free.”