Sermons Archive (Page 2)

Sermons Archive (Page 2)

“PROMISED LAND” CHRISTIANITY

“PROMISED LAND” CHRISTIANITYExodus 34, Judges 2 & Joshua 4Throughout All Generations – Part 1 of 3“PROMISED LAND” CHRISTIANITY IS A CALL TO … REALIZE The Culture Is Not Nourishing OUR FAITH  Exodus 34.11–16   Deuteronomy 9.1 “Hear, O Israel: you are to cross over the Jordan today, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than you …” (esv)  v. 16 “… and you take of their daughters for your sons, and their daughters whore after their gods and…

THE SPIRITUAL STRUGGLE IS REAL

THE SPIRITUAL STRUGGLE IS REALEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 14Ephesians 6.10-20 LIVING A SPIRITUALLY-OPPOSED LIFE REQUIRES US TO … ALLOW God’s Strength To Inspire Us v. 10 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.” (esv)  ALLOW Satan’s Schemes To Sober Us v. 11 “… stand against the schemes of the devil.” (esv)  v. 12 “… we … wrestle against … the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” (esv)  v.…

HOW TO HANDLE AUTHORITY

HOW TO HANDLE AUTHORITYEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 13Ephesians 6.1-9 Ephesians 1.22 “God has put all things under the authority of Christ and has made him head over all things for the benefit of the church.” (nlt) PARENTAL AUTHORITY CHILDREN: HONOR THROUGH YOUR Obedience & Independence v. 1 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” (esv)  vv. 2b–3 “… a promise), ‘that it may go well with you and that you may live…

GOD’S COUNSEL ON MARRIAGE

GOD’S COUNSEL ON MARRIAGEEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 12Ephesians 5.21-33 THE FOUNDATIONAL QUESTION FOR MARRIAGE: Am I “In Christ”? vv. 18 & 21 “… be filled with the Spirit … submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.” (esv)  WHAT IS MARRIAGE? Counter-Cultural Covenant Commitment v. 31 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” (esv) vv. 28–29 “… husbands should love…

RESURRECTION INSPIRATION!

RESURRECTION INSPIRATION!Resurrection Sunday 2021 JESUS’ RESURRECTION INSPIRES US TO … EXPECT A Living Lord Luke 24.1-9 Matthew 28.1 “Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.” (esv)   Mark 16.1 “[they] bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.” (esv)  Luke 24.5-6 “Why do you seek the living among the dead?  He is not here, but has risen.’” (esv)   Psalm 50.21 “I have kept quiet while you did these things, so you thought I…

DON’T BE A FOOL … BE FULL!

DON’T BE A FOOL … BE FULL!Ephesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 11Ephesians 5.15-21 v. 15 “Pay careful attention, then, to how you walk—not as unwise people but as wise …” (csb) THE WALK OF WISDOM WILL … Follow WHERE God Is Leading v. 17 “… donotbefoolish …” (esv)  Proverbs 28.26 “The one who trusts in himself is a fool, but one who walks in wisdom will be safe.” (csb) v. 16 “… making the best use of…

WALK AS CHILDREN OF LIGHT

WALK AS CHILDREN OF LIGHTEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 10Ephesians 5.2-14 vv. 8–9 “… now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true) …” (esv)  OUR LIGHT IS DEMONSTRATED BY OUR …   Careful Conversation  v. 4 “Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be…

NEW CLOTHES FOR THE NEW YOU

NEW CLOTHES FOR THE NEW YOUEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 9Ephesians 4.25-5.2 v. 24 “… put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (esv)  Isaiah 5.20 “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil …” (esv)  GOD’S CHILDREN DRESS LIKE WE ARE COMMITTED TO … Telling THE Truth v. 25 “… speak the truth … because we are members of one another.” (csb) Governing OUR Emotions v.…

A CALL TO TURN OUR LIVES OUTSIDE IN

A CALL TO TURN OUR LIVES OUTSIDE INEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 8Ephesians 4.17-24 v. 17 “… you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do …” (esv)     LIFE OUTSIDE OF JESUS IS: Inadequate Knowing … vv. 17-18 “… in the futility of their minds. They are darkened in their understanding …” (esv) v. 18 “… because of the ignorance that is in them …” (esv) THAT COMES FROM Absent Feeling … v. 18 “……

GROWING THE CHURCH

GROWING THE CHURCHEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 7Ephesians 4.1-16 v. 16 “… when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.” (esv)  WHAT MAKES THE CHURCH GROW? UNITY:  Divinely Called Together v. 1 “… live a life worthy of the calling you have received.” (niv) v. 3 “… eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (esv)  John 17.21 “May they all be…

A PRAYER BORN OUT OF INSPIRATION

A PRAYER BORN OUT OF INSPIRATION Ephesians: Cosmic Truth For Common People – Part 6Ephesians 3.14-21 v. 14 “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father …” (esv) THE PRAYER OF INSPIRATION ASKS FOR … VITALITY TO Enjoy The Life Of Faith  v. 16 “… that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being …” (esv) v. 17 “… so that Christ may dwell…