BREAKOUT | Crosstraining 8.24.12

Acts 8:9-25 We like to think that we are good people and that we do things, most of the time, for the right motives. Unfortunately, we’re often like Simon and our motives come because we are “full of bitterness and captive to sin.” Bitterness can make us do some...

BREAKOUT | Crosstraining 8.23.12

Proverbs 14:12 Several years ago, there were several popular beer commercials which featured the “bitter beer face.” While we aren’t at all promoting alcohol or a beer company, the commercials were pretty funny. If you haven’t seen them, basically certain beverages...

BREAKOUT | Crosstraining 8.22.12

Matthew 18:23-35 One of the most popular storylines in many movies and TV shows is a helpless individual who has racked up huge debts by gambling and now fears for their life because someone is ready to make them pay up. The person in debt hides and makes all kind of...

BREAKOUT | Crosstraining 8.21.12

Romans 12:17-21  Bitterness is defined as a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; “holding a grudge”; “settling a score”; or a feeling of deep anger and ill-will. Romans 12:21 tells us “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with...

BREAKOUT | Crosstraining 8.20.12

Hebrews 12:14-17 Esau’s birthright was to inherit his father’s blessing and inheritance, but he traded his birthright to his brother for a bowl of soup (Genesis 25:27-34, 27:41-45). Esau was angry with his brother for the rest of his life, and he even sought revenge...
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