Why is there a naked demoniac running among the tombs? What is the spiritual climate in the Gerasenes (or Gadarenes)? Why does the demoniac fall down before Jesus? Had the disciples heard about this man? What about all those pigs? Mark 5:1-20
Jesus is sleeping in the stern of a boat. (Where is the stern?) When the disciples wake him, he calms the storm and rebukes them. Why? What could they have done? What did he expect from them? What were the relational dynamics on board?
Does God love Adam or Eve more? Was Adam too focused on his projects? Marriage Class Genesis 1-3 lecture. God does not withdraw from them. Next generation murder of Abel show Adam's anger overflowed into the next generation. How does Eve tempt Adam? Did she feel guilty? Adam is angry and blames God. Hardness of heart is when you pay more attention to what you want than what God wants. It can start with a subtle shift of priorities. Is Adam a victim? A victim is one who uses injustice of life to justify their own sin. God's act of mercy for his children by making them clothing and limiting the effects of sin. Adam doesn't appear to have repented. Do you repent when you sin? Part 4 of 4.
Are you tempted by things you want but don't need? Why is no repentance forthcoming from Adam? What was God's purpose in creating Adam and Eve? How did God feel when Adam and Eve ate the fruit? Jeremiah 2:13. God wants to be pursued. God was underestimated by Adam and Eve. What does God have as a vision and dream for your life? Anyone who loves has a desire to receive love from the object of their love. Colossians 1: 15-17, 19. Do you seek God's opinion before you make decisions?
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Can you see the beauty of God? How was Eve supposed to be a "Helper" to Adam? How is life supposed to flow in Eden? Why is Eve temptable? What kind of relationship does God want with her? Why is arrogance and contempt for God's wishes attractive to Eve? Did the serpent eat the fruit? Is Adam doing what God expected? Was Adam with her? Why does Adam take fruit from Eve and not pick his own fruit? Marriage Class Teaching from Genesis Chapters 1-3. Part 2 of 4. 19 min
From the beginning, God was good and his creation was very good. Why is it sometimes difficult to believe God was good before Jesus came? God hasn't changed in character. What were Adam and Eve supposed to be doing with their time? How long were they supposed to stay in Eden? How does God show his delight for his son? Do you have a challenge in your life? God wants to be with you and loves to watch what you are going to do. Marriage Class. Part 1 of 4 12 min.
How does Jesus NOT want you to pray? Does God care if your public prayers are longer than your private prayers? Jesus said, "My sheep hear my voice..." Do you hear it? Is it getting more difficult to hear God's voice with all the distractions in your world? This is part of a workshop on listening to God. Blocks and obstacles that prevent you from hearing from God are addressed.
Why did Jesus tell parables? Didn't he want everyone to understand? What kind of people want to argue with you? Pearls before swine? Why did Jesus say it?
Is the soil of your heart hardened? Why are some people shallow? How do you determine if there are thorns in your life? Mark 4. Part 2 of 2.