North Avenue Church Podcast
Summer Retreat: Session 3 | Respectable Sins

Summer Retreat: Session 3 | Respectable Sins

July 23, 2019

Scott walks through several 'respectable sins' that we too often tolerate in our lives to close out our summer retreat.

Summer Retreat: Session 2 | Respectable Sins

Summer Retreat: Session 2 | Respectable Sins

July 23, 2019

Scott tells us about Jerry Bridges' life who wrote the book Respectable Sins that this retreat is based on. He also addresses the respectable sin of ungodliness.

Summer Retreat: Session 1 | Respectable Sins

Summer Retreat: Session 1 | Respectable Sins

July 23, 2019

Mark began by talking about some ways we grow as Christians called the means (or habits) of grace. Then we discussed the joys of evangelism and the common sin of failing to evangelize the lost.

Marriage, Sex, Singleness, Divorce, & Engagement | 1 Corinthians 7

Marriage, Sex, Singleness, Divorce, & Engagement | 1 Corinthians 7

July 17, 2019

Jerry, Mark and Scott helped walk us through this dense and long chapter on singleness, marriage and divorce. There is something here for all of us.

Suffering in the Flesh & Service in His Strength | 1 Peter 4:1-11

Suffering in the Flesh & Service in His Strength | 1 Peter 4:1-11

July 15, 2019

Jerry, Greg, and Fred helped us understand that suffering in the flesh is often the result of choosing to live for God. They also showed us how we are to serve one another in God's strength for God's glory.

The Aroma of Christ | Galatians 5; 2 Corinthians 2

The Aroma of Christ | Galatians 5; 2 Corinthians 2

July 15, 2019

Jerry reminds us that we are spreading the aroma of Christ to others. To believers we are the smell of life and the unbelievers the smell of death.

Sexual Immorality, Church Discipline, and the Cross | 1 Corinthians 5-6

Sexual Immorality, Church Discipline, and the Cross | 1 Corinthians 5-6

July 10, 2019

Questions from this passage: How should the church handle those who live in unrepentant sin and are members? Is church membership even Biblical? Isn't excommunication always unloving? Didn't Jesus tell us not to judge? Why is sex outside of marriage forbidden?

Moses the Failure | Exodus 2:11-25

Moses the Failure | Exodus 2:11-25

July 8, 2019

Here we see that Moses, as gifted and educated as he was, was unable to rescue God's people in his own strength. He needed years of discipline and training by God in the obscurity of the Midianite wilderness before he was humble enough to truly be used for God's glory.

Alec Motyer writes, "Even a cursory glance reveals that this passage is a story of failure and of a chronic loss of self-belief. It is all the more striking when we see it against the background of what we learn about Moses himself. He had so much 'going for him.'"

Defending Our Faith with Gentleness & Respect | 1 Peter 3:8-22

Defending Our Faith with Gentleness & Respect | 1 Peter 3:8-22

July 8, 2019

Jerry, Greg, and Fred did a great job helping us navigate a difficult passage with lots of challenging parts.

God’s Faithfulness | 1 Corinthians 1

God’s Faithfulness | 1 Corinthians 1

July 8, 2019

Jerry reminds us of God's faithfulness form 1 Corinthians 1.