30 Days With Jesus Challenge

Think you’re up to it? For those who may have missed the last couple of Sundays, we are issuing a challenge to read all 4 gospels in just 30 days starting today! We want to invite you all to do this with us and we’ve prepared a video to show you how to do it…

So here is the daily routine… sign up for the reading plan here.

Then once you’ve read today’s reading post that you got it done on our Facebook page here.

That’s it! Just by doing that you will encourage others who are doing it that they’re not alone. Feel free to post any thoughts you have on the reading as well!

This challenge is open to everyone…including our extended church family outside of Utah and anyone else you choose to invite! Don’t wait! Get started today! The enemy would love to give you reason to procrastinate and then choose not to participate at all so let’s show him where are our priorities really are!

Live Like You Were Dying Week 1

Notes – January 17

“None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death…”
– Ecclesiastes 8:8a (NLT)

“You bring our lives to an end just like a dream. We are merely tender grass 6that sprouts and grows in the morning, but dries up by evening.”
– Psalm 90:5-6 (CEV)

“Another reason for right living is that you know how late it is; time is running out.  Wake up, for the coming of our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 12The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So don’t live in darkness. Get rid of your evil deeds. Shed them like dirty clothes. Clothe yourselves with the armor of right living, as those who live in the light.”
– Romans 13:11-12 (NLT)

  1. Live with a sense of  .

“Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? Of course not. 28“And why worry about your clothes? Look at the lilies and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, 29yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are. 30And if God cares so wonderfully for flowers that arehere today and gone tomorrow, won’t he more surely care for you? You have so little faith!”
– Matthew 6:27-30 (NLT)

“This is the day the Lord has made.  We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
– Psalm 118:24 (NLT)

2.  Live with a sense of .

“We die only once, and then we are judged.”

– Hebrews 9:27 (CEV)

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but  on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but          what is unseen is eternal.”

– 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NIV)

3.  Live with a sense of .

  • Take off your frantic .

“Be still and know that I am God.”
– Psalm 46:10a

  • Take off your frantic pursuit of the .
  • Put on more time for  .

Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Part 2)

Planning for 2010

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

January 10, 2010

Today’s service concluded the three-part series on planning for the New Year.  The audio file includes the teaching portion of the service only and does not include the presentation of the changes being implemented at Lakeside Church in the next 90 days.  The notes below are a companion to the audio file.

Scripture: Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars.

– Proverbs 9:1 NIV

Wisdom’s Seven Pillars

  1. A _______________________.

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid

-Proverbs 12:1 NIV

11My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.

– Proverbs 3:11-12 NIV

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

– Matthew 5:4 NIV

  • S__________________ .

1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 2for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight; 3for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;

– Proverbs 1:1-3 NIV

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

– Matthew 5:8 NIV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

– Proverbs 1:7 NIV

  • Maintaining _____________________ with people.

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.

– Proverbs 11:30 NIV

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

– Matthew 5:11 NIV

17But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. 18Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.

– James 3:17 NIV