The Task of Hermeneutics

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.  -2 Tim. 2:15

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Strategic Prayer

In this final week of our prayer course, we talk about how to pray strategic prayers. The 8-weeks of teaching were a part of our NSU’s “The Battle Plan for Prayer” course.  I taught it once in the Fall and once in the Spring. I changed the way I taught it in the Spring and …

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Praying the Bible

Here is the 7th week of our prayer course.  In this session, it’s time to unpack what it means to be strategic in our prayers.  A foundational game changer is if you can learn to pray the Bible. The key passage is John 15:1-7. Audio Key Points The best words to use in counseling are …

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Praying in Faith

Here is notes and audio from week 6 of our prayer course.  The focal text for this study is Mark 9:14-29. Audio Key Points The power of our prayers is that they can outlive us. Prayer is not what we do when we can’t work; prayer is what we do because we want to work. …

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Spiritual Warfare

In this 5th session of our prayer course, we tackle the topic of “Spiritual Warfare” Audio Notes The Christians who get annihilated are the ones who never acknowledge that they are at war. We have a real enemy and his name is Satan. Satan is called the ruler of this world (John 16:11). Satan leads …

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Blocks to Prayer

We all have those conversation stoppers in life.  Either what the person says or who the person is saying it may cause us to cover our ears. Scripture reveals there are 12 ways in which God closes his ears to our prayers. UNCONFESSED SIN.  If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have …

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The Principles of Discipline

Parents are called to reflect the character and nature of God in their discipline Weeks ago, I got to partner with area churches and put on a parenting workshop.  We got many requests to make the content available.  Here is the second session, The Principles of Discipline. Use it however it helps you or your church! The …

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The Goal of Discipline

The goal of parental discipline is to make disciples within your home. Weeks ago, I got to partner with area churches and put on a parenting workshop.  We got many requests to make the content available.  Here is the first session, The Goal of Discipline. Use it however it helps you or your church! Key Points …

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The Lord’s Prayer

“Lord, teach us to pray…”  -Luke 11:1 Out of all the things the disciples saw Jesus do, they asked him to teach them how to pray.  He gave what we know as the Lord’s Prayer.  Oftentimes, it is repeated verbatim, but ultimately, it was given as a template for our prayers. Below are some notes …

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Scheduled and Spontaneous Prayer

Here are some notes and audio recording of the 2nd week of our prayer course.  Praying this helps you put together your battle plan! Key Points: For what would you like to be known to be devoted?  For what would God say you are devoted? The more we prioritize scheduled times of prayer, the more …

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