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@ JP/Maria's home, start-time 5:30pm - 7:45pm. *Our June gathering for our Barnabas family has arrived this Saturday, 6/18! Potluck dinner - bring a gift to share the love of and living bread of Jesus Christ! Lord-willing, see you! Bless you.
*6/18/2022* Barnabas Life Group guide
Here I Am! Send Me
God is looking for someone willing to be sent, taking-up the task of going. Just be available, teachable, faithful – touched by His holy presence. Once convicted and cleansed, we are commissioned by God, even to a fruitless, difficult, and lengthy mission.
KEY VERSE: 8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”
Do Not Let Your Heart Be Faint
Temporary solutions are not permanent answers. God reveals a permanent future to realign our temporary present decisions. Be careful, be quiet, do not fear, do not let your heart be faint. Christ within you is stronger than what overtakes you.
KEY VERSE: 3 And the Lord said to Isaiah, “Go out to meet Ahaz, you and Shear-jashub your son, at the end of the conduit of the upper pool on the highway to the Washer's Field. 4 And say to him, ‘Be careful, be quiet, do not fear, and do not let your heart be faint because of these two smoldering stumps of firebrands
You Shall Call His Name Immanuel
When God challenges us to trust in Him, He invites us to ask for a sign. The signs show that He indeed is truly the God with us (Immanuel). These signs are fulfilled both presently within our life and ultimately in Jesus Christ – who is the constant sign of Immanuel.
KEY VERSE: 12 But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, and I will not put the Lord to the test.” 13 And he said, “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to weary men, that you weary my God also? 14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
… do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (PHILIPPIANS 4:6-7)