Includes a discussion of the origin of Satan and the fallen angels, as well as the first of several interpretations of Genesis 1 that Pastor Dan will introduce, this one called the Gap Theory.
Key verse Genesis 3:10
Key verse Genesis 3:15
Key verse 2 Peter 2:7-9
We are in a spiritual battle and the enemy is real. But we have the victory in Jesus!
When you face the Goliaths in your life, remember that the battle is the Lord’s.
If you believe Jesus as your Lord and Savior, you can say with confidence that He will rescue me from every evil attack.
The filling of the Holy Spirit is available to all, but our hearts and lives are so full of the things of this world that we don’t leave room for the Holy Spirit. Let’s turn away from the things of this world, and let’s seek the Lord and draw near to Him.
We struggle in many spiritual battles. If we have really committed our lives to Jesus, we should be able to see how our relationship with Jesus has changed our lives.
Although there are many different kinds of gifts, it all comes from the same Spirit, in order to equip us to serve God. To use the gifts properly, we need love, unity, and harmony with each other.
What we see as a wall may be a door in God’s sight. We must just trust Him when He tells us to go forward.
Our life becomes miserable spiritually when we are far away from Jesus. But by God’s grace and mercy, we can always return to Him by remembering, repenting, and doing the first things that drew us closer to God.
What is stopping us from living the Christian life that God has willed for us to live? It may be our very own unwillingness!
One year after the Tohoku disaster. In this world, we have trouble and sorrows. But Jesus weeps with us, and at just the right time, He will come again and restore all things.
We all need to guard our hearts and lives against every form of idol worship. Only by the grace of God we are able to avoid falling into the devil’s traps.
We need an amazing move of God in this land. Let’s join together in praying for the Lord to pour out His Spirit on Japan and on Osaka.
What makes us unclean is not what we eat, but wicked thoughts and wrong actions.But when we trust in Jesus we receive forgiveness and His blood washes us clean.
喜びを得る: It has been said that happiness depends on what happens to you. But joy does not depend on what happens to you; instead, it depends on the condition of your heart and on your choice of attitude.
憂うつに打ち勝つ: The most powerful weapon against the discouragements of this fallen world is to simply focus on Jesus and on serving Him.