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Will We Honor God Or People?

Will We Honor God Or People?We are surrounded by people trying to appear to be something they are not. Honesty and integrity stand out because there is so much hypocrisy in our culture today. Authenticity is what God is asking of us and not just with each other but also with Him.Do we desire God’s approval more than the approval of people? Hypocrisy is an old acting term that means pretending to be what you’re not. So often we want…

Preparing For Victory

Preparing For Victory1 Peter 5:8-98 Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like aroaring lion looking for someone to devour.9 Resist him, standing firm inthe faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout theworld is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.The best way to be successful in not giving into temptation is preparingbeforehand for victory. If you’re struggling with alcohol, ministering topeople in a bar is not you’re calling. If gossip is an…

Spiritual Warfare: Love Is A Battlefield

A spiritual battle is taking place all around us. This battle is unlike any other.There are no tanks or battleships, guns or spears to be seen, but it hasclaimed more victims than all other battlefields before. In this series we willbe looking at the weapons of our spiritual warfare, pulling down thestrongholds of our enemy, and experiencing freedom by bringing ourthoughts are under the protection and direction of Christ our Lord. Join us as we dive into 2 Corinthians 10…

When We Feel Overwhelmed At Work

When We Feel Overwhelmed At WorkWhat do you do when problems at work seem overwhelming? Sometimes the stress of work can cause us to feel like the walls are closing in on us. Are we doomed to gritting our teeth and pretending to smile? How did the apostle Paul handle this stress when he was on his missionary journeys? 2 Corinthians 1:8-118 We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about the troubles we experienced in the…

Comfort Is Not The Goal

Comfort Is Not The GoalHow has God given you abundant life, even if it’s not an easy life? John 10:10bI have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. What does it mean to live life to the fullest? Does it mean healthy,financially successful, and powerful, or does it mean something muchgreater than these temporary goals. We all want to live a meaningful life butwe can’t do that if we miss the purpose of life. People…

Are You Struggling To Grow Deeper In Your Faith?

Are You Struggling To Grow Deeper In Your Faith?Do you struggle with accepting God’s love? Why?Do you focus on the dos and don’ts of your faith more than love? Confusioncreates uncertainty and hesitation. So often we think we don’t love Godenough and that’s why we keep struggling with growing deeper in ourrelationship with the Lord. I think scripture makes it clear that the greaterproblem is that we don’t understand how much God loves us.1 John 1:9We love because God first…

Psalms: Being Honest With God (series)

Psalms: Being Honest With God INTRODUCTION Psalms means “Book of Praises”. They are poems that were put to music. These life songs honestly communicate how we feel and think about God and how we navigate through the dangerous waters of life. God doesn’t want us to just act right, He wants us to be real with Him so we can experience true healing and life transformation through connecting with our great Counselor. Join us on this voyage through some of…

What choices can we make today to have healthy minds?

Proverbs 15:14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. Junk in, junk out. If you want knowledge that leads to wise choices, you need to let set aside our fast-food culture and take in the healthy nutritional food of God’s word. When we feed our minds with God truth the cultural poison won’t be so tempting.It’s true that we live in a fast-food society where we expect instant gratification in most areas of…

Common Questions About Faith (Series)

Living out our faith has many ups and downs. Sometimes we feel like we are the only ones who are struggling with doubt, defeat, fear and confusion. We all have questions about faith and it’s always a good decision to be honest about the struggles we are facing. Please join us at Community Bible Fellowship as we look at men and women in God’s word who face these same questions about their faith head on. It’s good to share the…

Humility Keeps Us Standing

Humility Keeps Us StandingIs there any area of your life where pride has gotten a foothold? What do you think caused this to happen?1 Peter 5:5-7 Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble.” 6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, 7 casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for…

Our Purpose Comes From God’s Revelation

Our Purpose Comes From God’s Revelation How have your goals affected other people? When you seek God first, how do your goals change? Jeremiah 17:5-10 “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord. 6 That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land…

New Sermon Series

New Sermon Series With a new war between Russia and Ukraine that has ties to many apposing countries, and a divided country, full of anger and hate here at home, it’s important to remember that God is in charge, and nothing is outside of His authority. Join us as we follow Daniel’s life in our new series. Daniel: Serving God In A Godless Culture (Series). In the book of Daniel, we will see major events in the world that seem…

Don’t Live With A Guilty Conscience

Don’t Live With A Guilty Conscience How have you seen guilt affect you physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually? Do you want to things to change? So, lets turn to His word. Romans 3:22-24   This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. God doesn’t just give us a few times to…

Experiencing Real Change In Your Life

Have you looked for truth in other places than God’s word for your life?Nike’s tag line is “Just do it,” and that’s the message we hear over and over in many areas of life. Tony Robins and other self-help Gurus have sounded that horn for decades. The secret to changing your life isn’t will power, it’s knowing and facing head on, the truth through God’s word. Ephesians 4:20-24 That, however, is not the way of life you learned 21 when…

Pray Before You Push Send!

Online rage is a lot like road rage. We are the captain of our own area, and no one should dare to challenge our authority. We are so full of ourselves when we take command of our lives that we see differing ideas as a personal attack. If you find yourself getting in online battles, try something new and you might experience a different outcome. Remember, “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Before push send and launch your missiles…