What comes to mind when you think of monsters? The Sasquatch? The T-Rex? The boss? If telling your children there’s no such thing as monsters helps them sleep, go right ahead. But the grownups should know better.
This week we will discuss the most famous monster story in the Bible, and the greatest one; how heroes find monsters instead of letting the monsters find them; how the monster inside of you can be a blessing instead of a curse; and how we defeat monsters by getting up close and personal with them.
Hal Hammons is the preacher for the Lakewoods Drive church of Christ in Georgetown, Texas. He is the host of the Citizen of Heaven podcast. You are encouraged to seek him and the Lakewoods Drive church through Facebook and other social media. Lakewoods Drive is an autonomous group of Christians dedicated to praising God, teaching the gospel to all who will hear, training Christians in righteousness, and serving our God and one another faithfully. We believe the Bible is God's word, that Jesus died on the cross for our sins, that heaven is our home, and that we have work to do here while we wait. Regular topics of discussion and conversation include: Christians, Jesus, obedience, faith, grace, baptism, New Testament, Old Testament, authority, gospel, fellowship, justice, mercy, faithfulness, forgiveness, Twenty Pages a Week, Bible reading, heaven, hell, virtues, character, denominations, submission, service, character, COVID-19, assembly, Lord's Supper, online, social media, YouTube, Facebook.