Resources by Craig Smee

Resources by Craig Smee

Photographs of Faith 01: Construct of Faith

Photographs of Faith 01: Construct of Faith The Construct of Faith What Faith Is Not 1. Faith is not just a religious feeling. Trusting our entire eternal existence in how we feel is confusing and dangerous. Proverbs 28:26 (NLT) Those who trust their own insight are foolish, but anyone who walks in wisdom is safe. 2. Faith is not blind. It is not accepting something without evidence. Acts 17:10-12 (NLT) That very night the believers sent Paul and Silas to…

The Chemistry of a Christian 10: Construct of Intentionality

The Chemistry of a Christian 10: Construct of Intentionality The Construct of Intentionality  THE RACE SET BEFORE US  Hebrews 12:1-2 (ESV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,…

The Chemistry of a Christian 09: The Oath

The Chemistry of a Christian 09: The Oath The Oath THE FLESH THAT BLINDS AND THE SPIRIT OF LIGHT Romans 8:5-9 (TPT) Those who are motivated by the flesh only pursue what benefits themselves. But those who live by the impulses of the Holy Spirit are motivated to pursue spiritual realities. For the sense and reason of the flesh is death, but the mind-set controlled by the Spirit finds life and peace. In fact, the mind-set focused on the flesh fights God’s…

The Chemistry of a Christian 08: Atmospheric Effect

The Chemistry of a Christian 08: Atmospheric Effect THE ATMOSPHERIC EFFECT  2 CORINTHIANS 2:11 (NLT) …so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes.  Mark 4:37-40 (NLT) And a great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that it was already filling. But He was in the stern, asleep on a pillow. And they awoke Him and said to Him, “Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?” Then He…

The Chemistry of a Christian 07: Outright Warfare

The Chemistry of a Christian 07: Outright Warfare Outright War LIGHT AND DARK THE DARKNESS Understanding the enemy – Why even study the darkness? 2 CORINTHIANS 2:11 (NLT) …so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes. But when we look at the table of the blind… many of us understood the table even before we had filled in all of its elements. We have become accustomed to the darkness. Our comfort in the…

The Chemistry of a Christian 06: Spiritual Conflict

The Chemistry of a Christian 06: Spiritual Conflict Spiritual Conflict  Everything we have is a result of God’s grace and goodness.   THE WONDER OF HIS LIGHT Light is the culmination of the manifest character of God and the revealed character of God.  JOHN 1:4 (NLT) In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. Jesus is both the manifest and revealed expression of God’s character.  LET THERE BE LIGHT (Genesis 1:3)God made something out of nothing.…

The Chemistry of a Christian 05: Soluble

The Chemistry of a Christian 05: Soluble SOLUBLE THE 90-SECOND SUMMARY LET’S START WHERE WE LEFT OFF REMEMBER: The DIVINE comprises God the FATHER, God the Son or WORD, and God the HOLY SPIRIT. All three operate in unity around POWER, LOVE  – Because God is Love, The Father has it, The Word has it, and the Spirit has it; Not forgetting the powerful JUSTICE and WISDOM.  The Father MANIFESTS Himself to us by GRACE through the Word giving us IDENTITY. The Holy Spirit REVEALS the Word to us to enable us with PURPOSE to restore our RELATIONSHIP with the…

The Chemistry of a Christian 04: Reflections and Refractions

The Chemistry of a Christian 04: Reflections and Refractions Reflections and Refractions SUMMARY OF WEEK 3  The Table Of Divine Elements  WHERE WERE WE? The truth and holiness of the Father declare Jesus’ intent as righteous. The truth and holiness of the Father found Adams’ intent faulty. Just as Adam’s sin created unrighteousness, Jesus’s true and holy intent produces righteousness for all mankind… Romans 5:12 (NLT) When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread…
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