Messages by Jon Korkidakis (Page 3)
Part 4: Divine Longing
The message of the angels proclaim a reality we all long for in one way or another. Grasping the heart of their message brings the hope of Christmas alive for everyone. Luke 2:14
Part 3: When the Pieces Come Together
For one old man, the arrival of Jesus answered many of the missing pieces to the puzzle of God’s Messiah. Luke 1:68-75
Part 1: How Will We Know?
It is one thing for a prophet to predict an event, it is another matter altogether to predict details of that event that make the prediction undeniable. Isaiah 11:1-5; Jeremiah 23:5-6
Part 10: Redeemed Mess
The messiness of our lives can sometimes reflect how we understand God’s love for us. If we are not careful, we can view our messiness as God’s judgment, and not as a vehicle for redemption. Luke 4:16-21
Part 9: Head Strong
Sometimes we can become our own worst enemies. We can fixate on the wrong things and set ourselves up for a greater mess of our own making. How do we fill our minds in a way that is healthy and helpful? Proverbs 4:23; Philippians 4:8-9
Part 8: Doing It Right
Doing the right thing, in a world gone mad, is often the most difficult thing to do. It can not only be hard but can leave you open to attack and potential suffering. How do we not lose heart? 1 Peter 3:13-17
Part 7: Who Cares?
Fear, when allowed to govern our lives, can leave us helpless and hopeless. But fear can also serve as a signpost to something greater which in turn, builds courage, confidence, and hope. Isaiah 41:10; Matthew 6:30-34
Part 6: When Darkness Comes
Anxiety and depression have grown to epidemic proportions. Our ability to cope with the challenges of life is continually being tested. How do we manage when the darkness overwhelms us? Philippians 4:6-8; 1 Peter 5:7
Part 5: Let it Go
The pain of the past can fuel our present and future in unhealthy ways. How do we learn to use our pain as a means for growth, and not as a means for bitterness or hatred? Philippians 3:13-14; 2 Corinthians 5:16-17
Part 4: Worldly Warning
The Bible teaches that there are three forces intent on making life messy. The more aware we are of their tactics, the better we can protect ourselves from their attacks. The third warning is against what the Bible calls; the world. John 17:15-19; 1 John 2:15-17
Part 3: It came from Within
The Bible teaches that there are three forces intent on making life messy. The more aware we are of their tactics, the better we can protect ourselves from their attacks. The second warning is against what the Bible calls; the flesh.