The Advent of JesusChristian Growth Institute is a collection of classes and curriculum designed to instruct and disciple Christians at differing levels of interest and maturity. Not everyone has the same shoe size but everyone wears shoes. In like manner, every Christian is clearly admonished to grow in the faith regardless whether they are new or more experienced.
"I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11
"Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth." 2 Tim 2:15
Therefore Christian Growth Institute has been developed to offer a range of classes for those still learning the basics to those more seasoned in Christ. These are:
Christian Living Class
Future Grace: The Purifying Power of the Promises of God by John Piper
Teacher: Paul Watler
Dates: February 19, 2017
Location and time: Gym. Sundays at 9AM
In this DVD version of his foundational book Future Grace, John Piper reveals how the journey to freedom in the Christian life requires a deeper awareness of the expansive reach of God and his extraordinary grace.
Victory over sin comes not from a herculean effort to avoid worldly pleasures, but through fixing one's focus on the reality that God is far more desirable than even life itself. It is a reorientation of desire. His grace is not only past, but future.
Join us for this Bible study and invite a friend!
Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5-7
Teachers: Michael Byrne
Dates: March 19 to April 9, 2017
Location and time: Fellowship Hall. Sundays at 9AM
“Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them…”
The gospel of Matthew reports what the Lord taught on grace, the true requirements of the law, how a believer is to practice righteousness, trusting God, judging, and building faith solidly on the Word. His teaching is as powerful for us as it was for the disciples that listened to him speak, and for the same reason. “And when Jesus finished these sayings the crowds were astonished at his teaching, for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.