Teachings

Teaching Notes, Teachings / 03.06.2018

I want to finish up this teaching based upon the phrase, “God is really here among you.” Last week, we looked at: A. Psalm 100v4 - The process of moving into an encounter with God through worship. Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. 1. Make the decision to enter 2. Go with gratitude. 3. Advance with praise. 4. Settle in adoration. B. Psalm 22v3 - The Promise of His dwelling. Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel. The promise that He is drawn to the authentic, clamorously foolish worship of those who are completely dependent on Him. This week, I want to finish this conversation with a third text: C. Psalm 68v24-26 - The promise of His activity where He is worshipped. Your procession has come into view, O God—   the...

Teaching Notes, Teachings / 20.05.2018

1 Cor 14v20,25 “God is really here among you.” v25 …As they listen, their secret thoughts will be laid bare, and they will fall down on their knees and worship God, declaring, “God is really here among you.” With this statement, Paul is revealing a couple of truths that I want to draw our attention to: The normal reality for the Church is that the KNOWN, EXPRESSED Presence of God is to be found when she gathers. He wants to be known and experienced in our gatherings. We are looking at this reality that it is Our Father’s desire to be known in our gatherings. The word known is a word that indicates His desire to be experienced. What I want to draw our attention to is HOW His presence is known and experienced in our gatherings. What are the things we can do to foster and partner with Him to create an environment for His presence? What can we...

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