The Pursuit of Pleasure and the Word of God
Psalm 16:11 | 01/03/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: We plead with you to pursue pleasure. Stop at nothing in your pursuit of joy! This may sound strange, but the Bible commands over and over to live this way. Investigate with us how you were created for seeking and discovering happiness.
The Pursuit of Pleasure and Giving Your Life Away
2 Corinthians 5:15 | 1/24/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Are you a vacuum or a sprinkler? Find encouragement for fleeing a "it's mine" attitude and for pursuing an "all I have belongs to Jesus" mentality. Go hard after Gospel-inspired generosity.
The Pursuit of Pleasure and Prayer
Psalm 16:1-2 | 1/10/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: If it is in God's presence that fullness of joy is to be found then we are going to have to be a praying people. Psalm 16's first two verses model 2 basic types of prayer that lead to great gladness while also glorifying God.
The Pursuit of Pleasure and Christian Community
Psalm 16:3 | 1/31/2016 | Pastor Jason Allen
Summary: Understanding the significance of "the company we keep" King David doesn’t mince words when he says of the saints in the land, "in whom is all my delight". At the crux of this verse, we see something foundational to the Christian’s pursuit of pleasure, namely, Christian community.
The Pursuit of Pleasure and Battling Sin
Psalm 16:4 | 1/17/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: Declaring allegiance to Christ means declaring war on our previous allegiance to sin. Your flesh, your culture, and the Devil work zealously to entice you into temporal, fleeting, selfish pleasures. Jesus, our King, Savior, and Friend died and rose to set you free for a life that strives after eternally significant pursuits.
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Psalm 16:8 | 2/07/2016 | Pastor Thomas Gold
Summary: What do you do with your fears and the circumstances over which you have no control? Psalm 16 was written to respond to an internal attack of anxiety, and preserved by God to show us how to pursue both peace and pleasure through centering our everyday outlook on Himself.