“God With Us?” Part 7 - God Comes to Earth - Jim Villalobos

October 29th, 2017

> When God crawled on the Earth

(Matthew 1:18-25, Luke 2:1-21)

 

> Longstanding questions  

Was Jesus created? (Colossians 1:15, Psalm 89:27)

 

Is Jesus a different God than God of the Old Testament? (Colossians 1:15-20, Hebrews 1:3)  

 

> Connecting the God, Jesus, Salvation dots

(Exodus 15:2, Psalm 3:8, Psalm 68:20, Jonah 2:9,Acts 4:12)

 

> A vision of Worthiness and Worship  (Revelation 5)

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“God With Us?” Part 6 - Back to the Future - Bob Levin

October 22nd, 2017

  • God withdraws His effective presence

                 Exodus 19:5-6

                 Ezekiel 8:6

                         Application >>> beware rebellious drift  

 

  • God revisits & supersedes the temple

     John 2:13-21

     Matthew 1:23

     John 1:1 & 14

                        Application >>> God doesn’t give up on us

  

  • Eternal Christ… back to the future  

                 Hebrews 1:1-3 

                 John 8:58; 17:24

                 I Peter 1:18-20

                        Application >>> you may be confused, God isn’t

 

  • A map along the way

 

     Genesis 3:21 >>> Isaiah 53

                 I Peter 1:10-11

                        Application >>> look for subtle hand of God

 

  • Is God late?

                 Galatians 4:4

                 Mark 1:15

                 Romans 5:6

                 II Peter 3:9

                         Application >>> exercise trust & patience

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“God With Us?” Part 5 - God in the Temple - Mark Brauss

October 15th, 2017

● Lost ? ……Genesis 3:22-24

 

Adam → Moses → → David → Solomon

↓ ↓ ↓ ↓

Garden → Bush → Tabernacle → → Temple

 

⌂ The Ark of the Covenant …. Exodus 25:10-22

 

□ The focal point of God’s presence.

 

□ The Ark’s biblical truths….

 

• holiness

 

• atonement cover

 

• cherubim

 

• relational presence …. Numbers 7:89

 

• a throne …. Psalm 99:1

 

• place of meeting …Exodus 25:22

 

• 10 Commandments

 

⌂ A House for the LORD …. II Samuel 7:1-7 12-13

• I Chronicles 28:2-7 • I Kings 6:1

 

□ Journey to the Temple… I Kings 8:3-13

 

• Most Holy Place

• Glory of the Lord

  

⌂ Transition → Old Testament Temple

 

• Hebrews 9:1-6

• Hebrews 9:11-15

• Hebrews 10:10

• Hebrews 10:19-23

 

 

⌂ The Cross ….. Acts 17:24

 

 

⌂ The Believer …. I Corinthians 3:16 6:19-21

 

 

 

⌂ The Church …. Ephesians 2:19-22

 

 

☼ Application

 

► Do I understand the holiness of God?

 

► Do I understand that God wants relationship?

 

► Do you understand that your body is God’s temple?

 

► Do you understand that the church is God’s temple?

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“God With Us?” Part 4 - 35th Anniversary - Bob Levin & Mark Brauss

October 9th, 2017

                                                35th Anniversary              

(Here's a link to video of this message https://youtu.be/OVSSZiRhH1k )

                         

    ►What Makes Us Who We Are

⌂ Grace ….Romans 3:23-24

 

       → be yourself ….be real

 

       → no religious pretense

 

⌂ Bridges not Barriers….. Acts 2:46-47 / Luke 2:52

       →  “Come as You Are”

 

       →  “Casual, Contemporary, Relevant”

 

       →  “Relationship Not Religion”

 

⌂ The Ministry is Yours…. Ephesians 4:11-12 / I Peter 4:10

 

       → Fulfill your vision, calling & burden

 

       → Many parts …. one body

 

    ► Small Decisions = Great Impact

⌂ The Biblical Principle of Sowing …. II Corinthians 9:6

        

      ☼ The sowing determines the size of the reaping.

  • Galatians 6:7

 

⌂ A Decision of the Heart….. II Corinthians 9:7

        ☼ 2 conditions → □ not reluctantly   

                                    □ not under compulsion  

 

     ☼ Biblical truth → God loves a cheerful giver.  

 

⌂ The Capacity of God …. II Corinthians 9:8-9

      ☼ Is God able?

     ☼ Will He bless you abundantly?

     ☼ The Capacity killer → fear

 

⌂ The Harvest ….. II Corinthians 9:10

      ☼ God will increase your supply of seed.

      ☼ God will enlarge the harvest.

 

⌂ Opportunity to Sow Seed….. II Corinthians 9:11-15

       ☼ Future Vision Fund

      ☼ Small Decisions = Great Impact

      ☼ Sow Generously → Reap Generously

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“God With Us?” Part 3 - Tabernacle - Bob Levin

October 2nd, 2017

  • Multi-sensory experience >> giving of the Law… Exodus 19

             > Ten Commandments

             > Ordinances

             > Ceremonial… priesthood, tabernacle, offerings

                                                          

  • Tabernacle… Exodus 25:1-8

                 “I will dwell among you” >>>

                     >>> Fulfilled in Christ… Matthew 5:17, John 1:1,14

 

  Symbolic fixtures…

      Altar >> blood sacrifice… Exodus 27:1-2; Leviticus 1:1-5

  1. Genesis 3:21

 

                        Christ: John 1:29   Mark 10;45   I Peter 1:18-20

 

                  Laver - Basin >> washing, rebirth & renewal… Exodus 3:17-19

 

                        Christ: John 3:5  Titus 3:5-7

 

                  Table of Shewbread >> sustenance & fellowship

                                                          Exodus 25:23-24, 30

 

                        Christ: John 6:31-35   Matthew 4:4

 

                  Lampstand >> Light & Illumination…Exodus 25:31-33;

                                                                                          27:20-21                                                                               

 

                        Christ: John 8:12 Psalm 119:105, 130

 

                  Altar of incense >> prayer… Exodus 30:1, 6-8

 

                        Christ: John 14:13-14; 17:20-23

  

  • Mystery still to come >>> Holy of Holies, Ark of the Covenant
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