At North Highlands, God meets people where they are and moves them along the spiritual path at their own pace. So we invite you to ask questions, seek answers, and discover truth with us. Because here's the big thing, as you respond to the truth you will find what you are looking for and be transformed by the power of God into the person you were always meant to be.
We meet every Sunday morning for worship at 10:30 a.m. and LifeQuest at 9:00 a.m. LifeQuest is what we call Sunday morning small groups. They are always open and here is a list of the groups.
Jesus turns thoughtless flattery into a profound question. "Why do you call me good? Who is good but God?” In the story of the rich young ruler, Jesus asks the young man to reflect on his own words. Consider WHO you are talking to…consider your own unworthiness before a holy God. There is NO ONE who is good but God!
The man promptly responds that he has obeyed the commandments of God. Then Jesus asks him to sell all he has, give the money to the poor, and follow Him. At this point, he walks away sad. This story reveals his heart and the heart of us all. Jesus’s response lays the foundation for the gospel. What is impossible for man, is possible with God. It is only by the grace of God that we have eternal life!
Could you love a prostitute? The message of the book of Hosea asks us that question. God's response to his people, Israel, despite her sin makes us wonder. Could we love someone who had so thoroughly rejected us? We saw last week how God's condemnation of his people was not for the big sins (though they had plenty of those), but for the simple, private sins that they thought permissible.
Join us this week as we look at the book of Hosea. In it we will see that God is still dedicated to his covenant promise despite the horror of his people's sin. We'll ask the question, "What does this tell us about our God's character?" We'll see the truth of God's grace played out before us, and we'll investigate our own response to his kindness.