September 9 - September 30, 2012
The secret to a healthy, fruit-bearing tree is its deep root system. The same holds true for the spiritual growth in our lives as well. During these 4 weeks, discover how to grow even deeper roots in your faith in God.
Does your faith wither under life's intense heat or do your deep roots in Christ sustain you? Let's put down some roots!
Colossians 2:6-7, Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
It doesn't always feel pleasant at the time, but the Gardener knows what He's doing when He takes away those things that we often hold dear in our lives - to help us grow stronger.
John 15:1-17, Hebrews 12:11
How do we abide in Christ and stay fully connected to the vine? Jesus's own life gives us some clues!
John 15:1-17, Matthew 6:6, Mark 1:35, Matthew 14:13, 2, Luke 5:16
Sometimes the unexpected, the miraculous, and moments of desperation can propel our spiritual growth like nothing else. We should welcome these moments!
Matthew 8:1-3, 5-13, 14:25-29, 13:58