In this worship gathering, we hear a message from Song of Songs 4.1-5.1 in which we learn that a radically committed relationship of intimacy between a man and a woman can be seen as a subversive, yet freeing, act in our culture, as well as in the ancient culture of the Old Testament. That same radical commitment and intimacy can be experienced in our relationship with God. You can watch the message below, or the entire worship gathering below that.
A lot of people over the years have assumed that when Jesus talked about eating his flesh and drinking his blood, there was cannibalism involved. A lot of others have assumed that Jesus was foreshadowing the last supper. But is that what Jesus really was talking about? Follow along in John 6.52-59, and listen to or watch this message. I began the message by showing this video.
LifeConnect Group discussion questions for this message can be found here: 2018 09 16 lcg questions
ELDERSHIP: WHAT IT TAKES 3. Commitment
As we wrap up this series on what it takes to serve as a ruling elder, after looking at character and vision, we turn to commitment. Based on 1 Peter 5.1-4 and James 5.13-18, you can listen to this final message in the series below. At the end of the message, I show this video.