August 16 2020- Truth = Love- 2 John

Admin Assured, John Mulholland

Summary: Living in the truth demands that we love others.  Questions:  The text tells us John was happy when he discovered believers living according to the truth. What does it mean to live in the truth? Why did John have to remind these same believers that they should love one another? What can we learn about assurance of salvation in …

August 09 2020 – Pursuing Assurance – 1 John 5

Admin 1 John, Assured, John Mulholland, The Church At Ephesus

Summary:  The good news of Jesus Christ allows us to have confident assurance in our salvation. And, as confidently assured people, we have the role of pursuing relationship with God by trusting in the identity of Jesus, joyfully obeying his commands, and praying in accordance to his desires. Reflection: How can you know God’s Spirit is dwelling within you? What evidence are you seeing? …

June 28 2020 – The New Normal – Ezra & Nehemiah

Admin John Mulholland, Transitions

After 70 years of exile, God’s people begin re-gathering. They return to Jerusalem and attempt to get back to normal by rebuilding the Temple, implementing the rules and regulations of their religion, and strengthening the walls of the city. Would it be enough? Questions: When the foundation of the Temple was set in place, the people experienced mixed emotions. As …

June 21 2020 – For a Time Such as This – Esther 4

Admin John Mulholland, Transitions

Esther has become queen. She has power, place, and position. What will she do with these things? Questions: Read Esther 4:11. She seems reluctant to help. Talk about a time you’ve been reluctant to help others because of the cost. In placing Esther in the palace, God has given her an opportunity to be involved in His rescue/salvation plan. Do …