FAQ: Should I Fear the Future?

It seems that there is a lot to be afraid of in our world today.

We might not admit it, but there is some fear over what the future might hold for us or for our families. We’ve been in this series, FAQ’s and the last one today is the question: Should I fear the future? 

How do you look at the future? Do you see it with dread over what could happen next or with hope and optimism? Have you allowed the fear of tomorrow rob you of your joy today? What does the Bible have to say about fear and worry?

In the message this week, we answer this frequently asked (avoided) question, Should I Fear the Future?

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FAQ: Are Heaven and Hell Real Places?

This weekend, we looked at another frequently asked (avoided) question:

Are Heaven and Hell real places?

This is a heavy subject.

We’ve all lost loved ones that we weren’t sure where they stood with God. Talking about eternity is hard. We HAVE tot talk FAQ sermon intro 2about it, though. Even if we’re afraid it might offend. Because, eternity is coming for every one of us. There are people – church attenders–all over that don’t give a second thought to eternity. Do you?

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FAQ: Why Does God Seem to Answer Only Some Prayers?

FAQ sermon intro 2We  have started a new series called FAQ: Frequently Asked (or Avoided Questions. Over the next several weeks, we will address questions that we all ask in our hearts, but hardly ever voice. Some of them will be controversial, and some of them will challenge us to look closer at God’s Word than we’ve ever looked before.

This week’s question is: Why does God seem to answer to answer only some prayers? Why do some people receive healing, while others die from disease? Why do we sometimes pray and see miracles, but other times God just seems silent? Why does God often seem to intervene in response to our prayers, but not always? The truth is that we may never understand all of the answers to these questions, but there are definitely some principles that can help us understand what God is like, and what He’s up to in our lives. Let’s journey together through some of the FAQs of life.

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