Abide and Respond Podcast at Grace Community Church
Living Hope - The End is Near
What will the end times be like? Are we living in them now? How can we thrive when suffering increases?
Living Hope - Refocusing on Jesus
What will the end times be like? Are we living in them now? How can we thrive when suffering increases?It is important to have God’s perspective and priorities. We need to see the big picture, redeem the times, and move with the Holy Spirit today. Let’s be people who are ready for Jesus to return!
Living Hope - Seven Important Marriage Questions
What are the keys to a healthy marriage? Why are so many couples struggling in their relationship? What is God’s plan and design for families?We need to return to the Bible and trusting God. With marriage, our culture has drifted and even rejected God‘s wisdom for the most important human relationship.Let’s listen to God, honor his Word, and experience restoration and healing between husbands and wives.
Living Hope - Undistracted Devotion
How often do you find yourself getting distracted? What is pulling you away from your purpose and focus? How can you regain your passion for Jesus?Sin wages war against our souls. The government can be disappointing. There will be people who are harsh and miss treat you. These realities should not lead to despair or hopelessness. God wants to teach us how to endure, overcome, and thrive in the most difficult circumstances.
Living Hope - God's Plan
Today's text clearly tells who we are as Christians. We are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, and a people for God's own possession. The focus of the text, however, is not on Christian's privilege as such. The focus comes on the second half of the text and this is about our mission as Christians: "that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
Living Hope - A Calling to Be Holy
You cannot control your circumstances, but you choose your song. How are you responding to the challenges that you are facing? What difference does faith make? How can you have a spirit of victory when the situation is not what you want?Make your prayers louder than your pain. Let your loneliness drive you to God. Trust that the fire is refining your faith. Embrace the mystery that leads to gratitude.