God Is Really Among You

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:20-25
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Among Christians, there are few topics more controversial – and yet central to our experience – than prophecy. In this message, Dru explores the practice in the Bible, focusing on Paul’s teaching to the Corinthian church.

Despite the confusion and conflict, it is important that we understand prophecy. When we embrace this gift to the church, Paul shows that we will be marked as a people that God is truly with.

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She Shall Be Praised

Speaker: Dru Lattin
Text: Proverbs 31
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Proverbs 31, the classic text describing a “virtuous woman”, is often considered during Mother’s Day. But what is this chapter actually about? What can we learn?

Rather than overwhelming women with unattainable expectations, this text can actually encourage all of us. With practical insight, Dru explores the characteristics of a wise woman and how we can support each other as we grow in wisdom.

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How Will I Benefit You?

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 14:1-19
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Continuing with 1 Corinthians, Dru tackles the sometimes-confusing issue of speaking in tongues. After a historical overview of this spiritual gift, he looks at the motivating principles behind how speaking gifts are to be used in the church. Paul called Corinth to “seek to excel in building up the church.” We should do no less.

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Altared Assumptions

Speaker: Dru Lattin
Texts: Joshua 22; James 1:19-21
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We all make assumptions. At least, that’s what we assume. But thinking that I know your motives can quickly introduce confusion and mistrust into relationships. Dru shares how a civil war nearly broke out, simply because people assumed things, and didn’t check to see what was true.

In the New Covenant, he then looks at what we should do instead of assuming, giving practical direction to avoid this communication pitfall.

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Three Reasons to Disobey God

Speaker: Dru Lattin
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Church was cancelled last week due to weather. In lieu of a new message, here’s something Dru shared last November at Charity Christian Fellowship, in Pennsylvania. Click here for original post.

When was the last time you have disobeyed when you knew there was something God wanted you to do? Why did you disobey? Brother Dru gives three excuses we sometimes give for why we disobey God, as well as truth to counter those excuses.

An Even Better Way

Key texts: 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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What is love? This age-old question isn’t fully answered in secular songs or poetry. But Paul provides a clear-eyed description of this emotion, and how it relates to life in the body of Christ. Listen below for an examination of our love for each other, and how we can grow in it.

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The Always-Incomplete Catalog of Spiritual Gifts

Key texts: Romans 12:1-8; Ephesians 4:1-14; 1 Corinthians 12:7-10, 28-30
Speaker: Dru Lattin
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In a previous message, Dru looked at Paul’s teaching on spiritual gifts. But there are many more gifts given to the church than the handful listed in 1 Corinthians 12. Listen below to explore the variety of ways God equips his church, and consider: What gift should I be using to bless the Body?

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