Posts from November 2015

Wisdom Quest

God talks to Solomon 1 Kings 3:5-15; Proverbs 3:14-15 Many times in the Bible, God spoke through dreams.  Jacob dreamt about a stairway to heaven.  Pharaoh dreamt about fat and lean cows and about cornstalks bowing down.  Daniel dreamt about four strange beasts.  In the New Testament, Peter dreamt about many types of animals in…

John 6:14-21 “Your Boat got a Motor?

John 6:14-21 “Your Boat got a Motor? Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teaching. Everyone goes through storms in life. It’s very tempting when going through one to want Jesus to come and defeat our adversary, remove the difficulty, and deliver us from oppression! Some only want Jesus to deliver them from consequences, but not from their…

Taking A Risk; Walking in faith: What if I fail?

Focus:  God is full of grace When we fail, and we all do, we worry about what God or other people will think.  Sometimes we don’t know if we can recover, or bounce back.  This lesson will show us how, even during difficult times, God is full of grace. Matthew 17:14-20 The disciples, closest to…

John 6:7-15 “The King of Hearts”

There were 5,000 men, plus women and children, so likely 10,000-15,000 people who had gathered to see Jesus. Not even 200 denarii, about 8 months’ worth of wages, would pay for this meal. No money, no store, and no time! Sounds like the perfect time for Jesus to act! Rather than complaining or seeing the…

WISDOM QUEST – THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM

Proverbs 1:1-7 Jesus’s disciples sometimes called Him Rabbi, or teacher.  When we make a decision to follow Christ, we become His students – for life.  He was not an ordinary teacher though, and in fact He was very non-traditional.  He taught, most of the time, outside or in the countryside, instead of in the synagogue…

John 6:1-6 “Stop Complaining & Start Trusting”

John 6:1-6 Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teaching. In chapter 6, we find Jesus and His disciples ministering by the sea. After teaching, preaching, healing, and serving people for hours, Jesus realizes that He and the disciples hadn’t even taken time to eat, much less rest, so they cross the sea intending to go up a…

Take A Risk: Walk in Faith

What if I don’t like it? Key Faith Foundation:  God is good! It can be scary when God asks us to take a step of faith, or take a risk.  When we enter unfamiliar territory, we want to run back to what was; to our comfortable area and to what we know we can handle.…

John 5:41-47 “Are YOU For Real?”

John 5:41-47 “Are YOU For Real?” Click here to view this week’s teaching or other past teaching. As we close out chapter 5, we learn how we can continually love others by ensuring we have the kind of love in us that equips us to love others FOR REAL! In verse 41, when Jesus says, “You do not have…

Acts 2 “They Continued Steadfast”

Last Sunday, as we celebrated Homecoming Sunday, Pastor Chas took a break from our study in the Gospel of John to share with us a very special message on the history of the church and how it relates to what we are doing here at CCGSO. To watch or listen to the full teaching, click here!  In Acts chapter 2, especially…