Sermons Archive (Page 3)

Sermons Archive (Page 3)

 GETTING A FRESH START

 GETTING A FRESH STARTNew Year’s Message 2024John 21.15-22 JESUS’ FRESH START CHANGES HOW WE SEE … PAST: FACE OUR Failures Honestly Proverbs 9.7–8 “Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse … [but] reprove a wise man, and he will love you.”(esv) v. 9 “When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place …” (esv)   v. 17 “Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’” (esv)               Luke 22.32 “But I have prayed for you … And when you have turned back, strengthen your…

Leaving a Legacy of Faith

Leave a Legacy of FaithJoshua 14 I only have 2 main points today, and the first is as simple as the second, that is… Caleb was exceptional only because his faith was wholly in His God It is right that we should love this episode in Israel’s life and 85-year-old Caleb’s bold desire to lead out in this new phase of the conquest.  But hear me, you younger men and women of our church – if you want to be this kind…

EVIL DOESN’T WIN!

EVIL DOESN’T WIN!Revelation 19.11-16Jesus Wins – Part 4 of 4 Isaiah 11.9 “They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.” (esv) Acts 1.6 “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” (esv) JESUS DEFEATS EVIL BECAUSE IT CANNOT WITHSTAND … THE Effulgence OF HIS Presence              * Triumphant –  * True – v. 11 “The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and…

HEROD DIDN’T WIN!

HEROD DIDN’T WIN!Jesus Wins – Part 3 of 4Matthew 2.13-23 Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv)    v. 2 “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” (esv)  HEROD’S FAILURE TO DEFEAT JESUS SHOWS THAT …      God’s Son IS THE Rightful Ruler                      Luke 2.34–35 “Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that…

SENNACHERIB DIDN’T WIN

SENNACHERIB DIDN’T WINJesus Wins – Part 2 of 4Isaiah 36-37 Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv)     vv. 4–5 & 7 “On what are you basing this confidence of yours? … On whom are you depending …? … you say to me, ‘We are depending on the LORD our God’…” (niv) WE’RE WARNED OF MISPLACING OUR CONFIDENCE BECAUSE …            “WE WON’T ACCEPT How The World Works”                    v. 5 “Do you think that mere words are strategy and power for war?” (esv) “WE’RE ON THE…

PHARAOH DIDN’T WIN

PHARAOH DIDN’T WINJesus Wins – Part 1 of 4Selections from Exodus 2 Peter 3.3-4 “… scoffers will come in the last days … They will say, ‘Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.’” (esv)   Revelation 19.16 “… he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.” (niv) Exodus 5.2 “Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and moreover, I will…

NAVIGATING THE SHIP OF FAITH SAFELY HOME

NAVIGATING THE SHIP OF FAITH SAFELY HOMESongs Of Guidance – Part 2Psalm 119.81-88 Matthew 24.12-13 “… the love of many will grow cold.  But the one who endures to the end will be saved.” (esv)   1 Timothy 1.18-19 “… fight the good fight, having faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and have shipwrecked their faith.” (csb)  THE CHOPPY WATERS: When You Are …  “My soul longs …”; “My eyes long …”; “When will you comfort me?” “… those who persecute me …”; “the arrogant”; “dug pitfalls”; “persecute…

LORD, SHOW ME YOUR WAY

LORD, SHOW ME YOUR WAYSongs of Guidance – Part 1Psalm 25 v. 12 “Who is the man who fears the LORD? Him will he instruct in the way that he should choose.” (esv) WE ARE SHAPED TO RECEIVE GOD’S GUIDANCE BY …  TRAINING IN WHAT God Has Written      v. 4 “Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me …” (esv)   Hebrews 5.13-14 “… everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness … But solid food is for the mature, for those…

JESUS MEANS GOD IS FOR US

JESUS MEANS GOD IS FOR USRomans 8.31-39Romans: Redeemed To Flourish – Part 14 of 14 v. 31 “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?” (esv) v. 32 “He did not even spare his own Son but gave him up for us all.” (csb) v. 32 “… will he not also with him graciously give us all things?” (esv)       IN JESUS, GOD HAS GIVEN US A …          DEFENSE FROM Accusing Failures                  v. 33 “Who can bring an accusation against God’s elect?” (csb) v. 34 “Christ…

HOPE ANCHORED BY A GOLDEN CHAIN

HOPE ANCHORED BY A GOLDEN CHAINRomans 8.28-30Romans: Redeemed To Flourish – Part 13 of 14 vv. 24–25 “… in this hope we were saved … we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” (esv) OUR HOPE IS ANCHORED BY KNOWING …                                  THAT GOD IS Currently Working FOR US                               v. 28 “… all things work together for good …” (esv)          v. 28 “… in all things God works for the good of those who love him …” (niv) v. 28 “… God causes all things to…

STRENGTHENING WEAK PRAYERS

STRENGTHENING WEAK PRAYERSRomans 8.26-27Romans: Redeemed To Flourish – Part 12 of 14 v. 25 “… we hope for what we do not see …” (esv)                        v. 26 “… the Spirit helps us in our weakness.” (esv)                       THE HOLY SPIRIT STRENGTHENS OUR PRAYERS BY …      MAKING US Honest About Our Need 2 Chronicles 20.12 “Our God … we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what todo, but our eyes are upon you.” (niv) v. 26 “We do not know what we ought to…