FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus?

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October 23, 2016

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Divisions among humans are nothing new. People have been looking for a political savior since the beginning of time. This present moment in history offers us the best of opportunities, however -  to discover anew the one whose kingdom is not of this world. 

Join us this weekend in worship for a pre-election series - as together we encounter THE ONE who bridges our great political divide: 

FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus?
 

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FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus?

John 14: 5-7


I AM

  • Exodus 3:14
  • John 8:58-59

 

 

THE

  • Acts 4:12
  • John 18:36

 

 

WAY

  • Isaiah 35:8
  • Mark 11:17
  • Isaiah 56

 

 

Pray every way you know how....Pray especially for rulers and their governments to rule well. 1 Timothy 2: 1-2, MSG
 
Available in the bookstore and online: Renegade Gospel and Hijacked
By Pastor Mike Slaughter

 

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Divisions among humans are nothing new. People have been looking for a political savior since the beginning of time. This present moment in history offers us the best of opportunities, however - to discover anew the one whose kingdom is not of this world.
– FRONTRUNNER: Why Jesus?

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MONDAY: John 14:1-7
What is Jesus saying to the disciples? Do you believe that Jesus is THE way? What challenges you about this scripture?

TUESDAY: Exodus 20:1-7
What does it mean to say that “God is Lord of my life”? What are God’s expectations? Why is this so important to our understanding of who we are and who God is?

WEDNESDAY: Isaiah 35
What does God promise in verse 8? What does it mean to walk in the “Way”? What are your daily practices that keep you walking in the “Way”?

THURSDAY: John 8:12-20
What does Jesus mean when Jesus says, “I am the light of the world”? What does it look like to follow Jesus? What are the differences between believing in Jesus and following Jesus?

FRIDAY: John 13:1-17
Jesus is demonstrating what it looks like to love God and follow God. What did Jesus do? What does modern day “foot washing” look like? How are you loving and serving the people around you?

SATURDAY: Ephesians 3:2-12
What was God’s plan for outsiders? How are outsiders let in? How do you respond to people on the outside? How is God challenging you to respond?

SUNDAY: 2 Chronicles 7:12-16
Have you been praying for our nation? What does God promise to do when we pray? Commit yourself to praying for our nation, our leaders and people through November 8.

 

 

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John 14:5-7

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