One of the greatest yet often unrealized realities of the Christian message is that Jesus came not only to save us for eternity but also help us find victory over the stuff that steals our joy and peace while still here on earth. The key is in learning how to live in the victory Christ offers us and choose to walk it out in our everyday lives.
The Real Issue
Week 1: September 30th, 2018
Whether it's our feelings, habits or conflicts with others, we all struggle in life. Yet Jesus said He came that we might live a life of joy and peace - not just in Heaven, but right here and now. So how do we get there? It starts with understanding what and who our struggle is really with.
From Head to Toe
Week 2: October 7th, 2018
Once we understand who are our struggles are really with and where our struggles are really taking place, we can start to use the tools God gives us to live in victory over them.
Truth & Lies
week 3: October 14th, 2018
Truth. It's a tricky subject these days. What is truth? Is there truth? Who's truth is the right truth? However we answer these questions, one thing is for certain - Paul, a man radically changed by Jesus and one of the primary authors of the New Testament, said we have to have the truth in order to experience victory over the things in life that will otherwise steal our joy and peace.
Do What It Says
Week 4: October 21st, 2018
Knowing the truth about ourselves, God and our world is what opens the door to a life of victory over those things that continually try to steal our joy and peace. But what we do with that truth will determine whether or not we actually walk through that door.
Week 5: October 28th, 2018
You just gotta have faith... There's no doubt about it, faith is essential to knowing Jesus and experiencing true victory in life. But what does it actually mean to have "faith," and what exactly should we expect to see in our lives as a result of living by faith?
Just Talk to Me
Week 6: November 4th, 2018
There's one final thing Paul tells us to use in order to live a life of victory in Jesus Christ. Here's a hint as to what it is - it's as simple as breathing... and just as critical.