North Coast Church

Study Series: The Story of God

The God who redeems people for his Kingdom (Part #2)

The God who redeems people for His Kingdom (Part 2). In this study we consider the second part of the main idea of Exodus – relationship. How is the relationship between God and His people going to be governed? We learn about the place of the law and how that is mediated. And when God’s

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The God who keeps all His promises

Joshua. Here we see how faithful God is to His promises to Abraham in giving the promised land to His people. We learn about how dangerous grumbling is. We also explore the question of grace versus works – God gives the land, but His people also have to fight for it.

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The God who rules through His Son (Part #1)

This study explores leadership among God’s people. Though they are settled in the land, just as God had promised, we learn that without leadership God’s people are unable to stay faithful. We also learn what qualifies someone to lead and it all points us to see that Jesus Christ is the Perfect Leader that God

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The God who rules through His Son (Part #2)

Here we learn so much about Jesus Christ because we see how God’s promise to King David paves the way for God’s rule over the whole world through His Son Jesus Christ. We consider Solomon, the wise Temple-builder and how he, like Adam, could have ruled over God’s Kingdom had he remained faithful.

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The God of Unfailing Love

God’s faithfulness shines all the more brighter against the backdrop of our constant failings. In this study we watch how King Solomon, just like Adam, turns from God. There is another ‘Fall’ and we see how God’s people turn from Him. And as they do so, we learn so much about God’s nature, His grace

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The God who comforts His people

Here we consider God’s great love – a love that will not let go! As we study the writing prophets we see how God, through the promise of a new covenant, promises the Kingdom. We look at the elements of people, place and blessings of God as they are prophesied in the prophets and how

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Introduction

In this Session we unpack Genesis 1:1. To know our world truly, and our place in the world, will lead to knowing God truly. The converse is also true: to truly know God will lead to a true understanding of the world and our place in it. Only a theistic worldview makes sense of the

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The God who creates and rules His kingdom

In this Session we see how God created His Kingdom and created Man (male and female) with the mandate to consummate it and make ‘heaven out of earth’. In doing this, we learn a lot about God – who He is and what He is like. And therefore we learn about ourselves too.

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The God who judges and makes promises

In this Session we see what is wrong with the world. We learn how Man (male and female) unilaterally declare their independence of God and as a consequence usher in the brokenness we experience every day. This voluntary fall of Man provides the perfect context for us to learn about God’s righteous judgement and amazing

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The God of new beginnings

In this study we learn that only Grace interrupts the inevitable degeneration of the human race as sin grows in its domination of people. God steps in and in an act of recreation, starts all over again. The account of Noah and the flood answers the questions, ‘will God judge’ and ‘can God save’ with

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The God who promises His Kingdom through covenant

In this study we are amazed to see that God is so keen that we trust His promises He ratifies them with an oath. We see how He makes a covenant with Abraham and we learn about covenants by comparing them to contracts. And best of all, we see how graciously God undertakes to bear

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The God who redeems people for His Kingdom (Part #1)

The big question we answer in this study is how God will keep His promise to Abraham? Everything seems to prevent God from having a people in His Kingdom. The book of Exodus shows us that God will have to redeem a people if He is to establish His Kingdom. Again, we will see that

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