All posts by Jed Francis

08/06/2017 A Savior From Heaven

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Philippians 3:20-4:1. Our study now contrasts the hopes and ambitions of those enemies of the cross and their earthly mindsets with the hope believers have in their coming Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus is the hope for those who believe and when he returns he will glorify those who eagerly wait for him. In this moment Jesus will be fully revealed in all of his glory.

07/30/2017 What Are You Looking At?

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Philippians 3:17-19. Paul continues to encourage the Philippian church to live a life worthy of the gospel by asking them to imitate his example and to keep their eyes on those who walk according to that example. He contrasts this example with the lifestyles of those who are on the path to destruction. In our study we find 8 characteristics of genuine faith that make it observable.

05/07/2017 The Advance of the Gospel

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Philippians 1:12-18. After expressing his thankfulness, affections, and his prayers for the church in Philippi, Paul now begins the body of the letter with a progress report. He wants his brothers to know that the gospel is indeed advancing despite his imprisonment, but that the advancement is not without adversity. How does he respond to the adversity?

03/05/2017 Teach Them to Follow Me- Part 1

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Matthew 28:18-20. The Great Commission is a familiar and often quoted command from the Bible as it should be. It is the command of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Disciples of Jesus are to go and make more disciples of Jesus. Today we deepen our understanding of what a disciple is so that we are prepared to take heed to this command.

01/15/2017 Are We Proving to be Neighbors

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Luke 10:25-37. Today we review the method of Love Listen Discern and Respond used by the Time to Revive team. This method is taught to the gathering before they go into the streets.

Before the method can be used properly there must be a compassion in our hearts for those who do not know the Lord. We review the story of the Good Samaritan in order to self assess our own walk and ask ourselves the question, “Are we proving to be neighbor?”

12/04/2016 Treasure in Jars of Clay

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2 Corinthians 4:7-18. But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that the surpassing power belongs to God. Paul describes some of the results that come from having the power of God [this treasure] at work inside of believers [jars of clay.] We dig into how this treasure gives believers life in the midst of death, an outspoken spirit of faith, and eyes of faith to see the unseen.

09/25/2016 A Gospel Worthy of Your life

Philippians. Bill Mills, who is our brother in Christ and partner in the ministry of the gospel, led Covenant Community Church in a gospel conference today. Bill leads the congregation through a three session study of the letter of Paul to the Philippians. Paul continues throughout the letter to point to the supreme worth of Jesus to be the bearer of the Good News! Listen to all three sessions below.

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3