Bible Study Training- If all the information learned simply remains information as we go back home and to the campus, then the Spirit is not at work and we are not transformed. Hearts need to be transformed, not just our minds.
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Bible Study Training- As exiles, we have a certain way we view the world, we have a certain authority. What kind of authority does the bible have over us? What authority does God have over us?
Eric talks about what it means to wait on the Lord, the process of desiring God, and praying like the Psalms.
Eric discusses Biblical mediation, the internal battle, and gives ideas on how to meditate effectively.
Eric defines what it means to be weak, and what Christ's power has to say about our weakness.
Eric talks about the difficulty of prayer, why we do it, and how to do it well.
In this talk Eric Lonergan talks about vulnerability in being a room/project leader and the mindset it takes to help lead and disciple the people on project. He unpacks this using the verses of that week and talking about how the gospel impacts leadership.
Eric Lonergan discusses the meaning of sanctification; what sanctification looks like in the heart, mind and will of the believer; and how to pronounce “meqaddishekem”.
Eric Lonergan explores what it means that God is our provider, as well as what God’s provision involves in our lives.
Eric Lonergan introduces our theme for the summer, “Known”, based on John 1:18.
Eric Lonergan delves into the meaning and implications of God’s name “Yahweh”, discussing God’s control, authority, and presence ultimately manifested in Christ.
Eric Lonergan explores the dangers of being indifferent or overly passionate in sharing with others after STP. He reminds us that God loves us despite us, not because of us. He encourages us to share with love and with words, letting the gospel bleed out from us and define who we are.
Eric Lonergan explores two possible selfish tendencies of leadership, oppression and neglect. Oppressive leadership causes disciples to flee while negligence weakens our integrity.
Eric Lonergan draws from the account of Gideon, pointing that “God uses us despite us, not because of us.” Leaders rejoice in the progress and joy of their disciples because of God’s grace, not because of our strength.
God proves Himself faithful despite our unfaithfulness. Eric Lonergan encourages us to fight to remember that we are sick and see the Lord our god who is fighting for us (Joshua 23:3-6).
In this talk Eric Lonergan encourages thinking for others and depending on God for strength, drawing from illustrations in the book of Judges including Samson and Gideon.