Gratitude – Joy

hillside Advent 2021

Joy is a gift not a goal OUTLINE Joy Commanded Philippians 4:4 Joy Crushed  Philippians 1:12; 1:15; 1:21; 1:29 Joy Created Philippians 2,3,4 QUESTIONS How do you define Joy? Dave defined joy as  a feeling of great pleasure and happiness that comes from a relationship with Jesus who gives us the assurance that God is in control of the details …

Gratitude – Love

hillside Advent 2021, Matt Wallace

The Life-Giving Love of God OUTLINE God is love Love one another like God loves you QUESTIONS How do you respond to the statement in 1 John 4:8 that “God is love?” When have you most deeply questioned God’s love? How have you most deeply experienced God’s love?  What is the impact upon others to be in relationship with you? …

Gratitude – Peace

hillside Advent 2021, Allyn Anderson

Advent: A Peace that Brings Gratitude OUTLINE A World Without Peace (Romans 8:7-8) Peace with God (Colossians 1:19-20) Peace in Our Hearts (John 14:27) Peace with Others (Hebrews 13:20-21) QUESTIONS We live in a world that desperately pursues peace yet never obtains it. How does sin destroy any possibility of true and lasting peace in our world? How does sin …

Gratitude – Hope

hillside Advent 2021

Advent: Hope and Gratitude OUTLINE Grumbling  (Philippians 2:14) Gratitude  (Colossians 2:6-7) Gospel  (1 Corinthians 11:23-26) QUESTIONS Hope is a placeholder, a fill in the blank. We all believe that if something happens we will have safety and satisfaction. We place our hope in this person, place or thing. What do you hope for? The Bible says that hope deferred makes …