Flawed but Blessed: Why Does God Love Me?
Despite God’s promise to bless Jacob, he hustled his brother. What seemed small started a pattern of behavior that ruined Jacob’s family and nearly destroyed his life. This account warns us of the “small” sins that become a pattern of something greater. Finally, it serves as a contrast with Jesus, who chose to give up his birthright of blessing to sinners like us.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery
Like fire, sex must be treated with a healthy fear. Mess around with one flame and you might get hurt. Mess around with one night and you might get hurt worse. This message explores the Bible’s warnings about sex, showing Gods’ fatherly heart when he restricts sexual pleasure to the commitment of marriage.
How Long Must We Wait for Justice?
Everything else in our world moves at lightning speed. Why is God’s justice against evil so slow?
About the Speaker
Pastor Jared Oldenburg
Jared Oldenburg is the founding pastor of Eternal Rock Church in Castle Rock, Colorado. In addition to being part of the Grace Talks team, he wrote the book A Change of Story and the interactive iBook Who Is Jesus? Simple Answers. He lives with his wife, Aimee, and their three kids.