Jesus, all boy and also fully deity, demonstrated throughout his childhood what every believer can come to expect as we grow with God. Jesus grew up as a boy knowing His identity and calling, partnering with the power of God to accomplish great things to transform the world around Him even at a young age. What an example and invitation for us to walk in!
The star of Bethlehem was a prophetic sign of wonder to the world that Jesus the savior was born. Today, we still recognize the wonder of the star by placing them on the tops of our Christmas trees and singing joyful carols that recount the story of its light and the three wise men who followed its guiding lead to Bethlehem. But what meaning can the star hold for us today and how can we share it’s message of hope with the world around us?
As we enjoy Home in the Bride, and at Northlands Church, this season, we can be encouraged to encounter baby Jesus more and more in our daily lives.
Mary and Joseph's agreement to God's will for their lives brought the Kingdom of Heaven to earth.
Authentic fellowship is nestled in the sharing our lives with another. It’s not an event, it’s a lifestyle of intentionality that fosters encouragement.
Our Lord's presence, makes our simple, common lives richly fruitful.
We have permission of the family name, security of the household, and the sanctuary of fellowship as His Children.
God's desire is to do amazing things through us but it requires preparation.
We are filled with the same power that raised Jesus from the dead and yet too often we live like we are powerless. God is inviting us to be conduits of His immeasurably great power to affect massive change in the circumstances and lives around us for His glory.
We are warriors engaged in spiritual warfare, pushing back darkness with the light of Jesus. Worship equips us to war against evil with the power and presence of God Almighty.