I've really enjoyed teaching through the Book of Exodus the past seven weeks. Here are the themes we've covered so far.
- God of the Journey
- Words for the Journey
- Forward in the Journey
- Provision for the Journey
- Help for the Journey
I felt a bit like a dad as I shared this past weekend's message. I felt like a little family correction was needed. For some reason it seems more spiritual to help someone else then it does to receive help yourself. But spiritual community depends on your ability to both help someone else in need as well as receive it yourself when you have a need.
Some of us are like Moses. Even though we've experienced the value of someone holding up our arms, we're still trying to do it alone. Disappearing for a few months because you're going through a tough time is like the foot saying to the hand, "I don't need you." Give your local church a chance to share your burdens with you.
For what it's worth, we've got three more messages to go in the series.
- Celebration for the Journey
- Worship for the Journey
- The Glorious Journey
Life is a journey toward a place of promise. So in the words of the blue fish from Finding Nemo, Just Keep Swimming...