Matthew 5:9-12 (ESV)
9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. 12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
The Power of ONE!
14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
The Power of CONVICTION!
Daniel 1:8-9 (ESV)
8 But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king's food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself. 9 And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs,
Daniel 1:15 (ESV)
15 At the end of ten
Don't just love God's Word. Live your convictions!
James 1:22-25 (ESV)
22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. 24 For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. 25 But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.
The Power of God is released when you live your convictions!
James 2:26 (ESV)
26 For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.
1 Peter 2:23 (ESV)
23 When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not
1 Peter 4:19 (ESV)
19 Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.
Without a doubt, movies speak to where our culture is, and the Word of God speaks to God’s heart for our culture. Starting this weekend, we will examine a popular movie and look at God's Word for insight and wisdom.