Experiencing God: 3 of 3: Experiencing Joyful Confidence

According to Macbeth: “Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” If we are stuck in a universe consisting only of energy, time, and chance, then ours is necessarily a frightening and chaotic existence. And so for many people, distraction and denial become their only allies in battling life’s inherent insecurity. Listen in to Jesus’ freeing teaching on why and how we can go through life with joyful confidence.

Which‭? ‬2‭ ‬of‭ ‬3:‭ ‬Which master are you serving‭?

‭Romans‭ ‬6v20-23 The late Christopher Hitchens said he didn‭’‬t want there to be a God,‭ ‬because he didn‭’‬t want to be‭ “‬under the permanent control and supervision of an unalterable celestial dictator‭”‬.‭ ‬Like him many people resent any idea of being under God‭’‬s authority.‭ ‬But is the alternative really the freedom people think it is‭?”

God’s survival manual 2 of 2: When deep in enemy territory

Daniel‭ ‬1:3-21 Sometimes churches or individuals face crisis moments where they have to choose between denying God or suffering persecution.‭ ‬At other times the threat is much more subtle:‭ ‬just gradually fitting in with the culture around us.‭  ‬This second kind of threat,‭ ‬like rocks submerged under the surface,‭ ‬can actually be more dangerous.