Changes sometimes come without notice. Ancient Israel had a big change when they had just three days to pack up and cross into the Promised Land. Everything was different on the other side. They may not have felt ready, but God had been training and equipping them with all they would need in their new circumstances. He does that with us too! He’s always preparing us!
The horror of abortion, beyond the murdering of innocents, has brought judgment, confusion, and great sadness to our land. This sermon digs into what is going on behind the curtain spiritually and socially, and points to the only way out–the sacrifice of Christ applied to our lives, our state, and our nation.
The book of John shows us Jesus in the most mind-blowing cosmic way imaginable. This sermon brings out the majesty and glory of Jesus as seen in the first few verses. Prepare to see Him in a new and bigger way.
There are different ways we are to love, but that is God’s call to us. The good news is that we don’t have to love ourselves first, or find this love in our hearts. There is an inexhaustible supply that we can tap into. This sermon sheds light on God’s heart for His people to love, the lies of this world that can trip us up, and the freeing truths about God’s abundant supply to us to obey His word.
Romans 8:29 tells us that we are being conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. I Corinthians 3:18 tells us that we are changed as behold the glory of the Lord. This sermon unpacks these two scriptures and provides direction on what “beholding” means and how we can better work with God in being transformed
There are some standard answers when we ask about how to know God better: prayer, Bible study, church attendance, etc. But there is something more that God has given us, and that is living the second half of the great commandment in Mark 12. This sermon shows us the way to know Jesus more intimately and richly through love to others
Blurb: When we get hurt and our trust in someone is broken, we fall into a kind of bondage. Jesus shows us the way out to freedom. This sermon shows the surprising steps to complete freedom after having lost trust.
Blurb: Last week, we talked about Jesus as our foundation. This week’s sermon shows us how to build on that, working with God as brings everything together in Christ: guarding our hearts, maintaining Christian unity, and believing when it isn’t easy.
When we think of building our spiritual lives wisely, we often think of Bible study, worship, prayer, outreach, etc. But that’s not what the Scriptures say. Our foundation is Christ Himself. This sermon demonstrates how Jesus is at the beginning, middle and end of everything, and shows us how to begin to find ourselves in His story.
We often think of obedience as the “down side” of being a Christian–something that’s hard and vaguely unpleasant to think about. But obedience is often God’s way of releasing hope in our lives. This sermon shows how hope arose when God’s people simply did what He asked. Bottom line: Obedience is our friend!