Sermons from January 2021

Sermons from January 2021

My Heart Captured by Carmel’s God

MY HEART CAPTURED BY CARMEL’S GOD1 Kings 18.20-40 1st His Question: v. 21 “How long will you go limping between two different opinions?” (esv) Why was Baal Worship Attractive? Approved by the Powerful Presented Itself as Practical   Promised to be Pleasurable   Appeared to be Inevitable   v. 22 Elijah: “I, even I only, am left a prophet of the LORD, but Baal’s prophets are 450 men.” (esv) 2nd His Challenge: v. 21“If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal,…

SIGHT THAT STIRS THE HEART

Someone I’m Grateful For: __________________ vv. 17–18 “… that … God … may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened …” (esv)  James 2.19 “You believe that there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that—and shudder.” (niv) LORD GIVE US LIGHT TO SEE HOW YOU ARE … CALLING US TO A HEAVENLY HOPE v. 18 “… so that you may know what is the…

THE BLESSINGS OF BEING IN CHRIST

THE BLESSINGS OF BEING IN CHRISTEphesians: Cosmic Truth For Common PeopleEphesians 1.3-14 v. 3 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.” (esv) WHAT ARE THE BLESSINGS OF BEING IN CHRIST? WE EXPERIENCE … THE JOY OF BEING CHOSEN v. 4 “… even as he chose us in him …” (esv) v. 4 “… before the foundation of the world …” (esv) v.…

Taking Heart in Tough Times

TAKING HEART IN TOUGH TIMESOvercoming Adversity—2 of 2John 16.33 John 16.33 “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (esv)  1 Peter 4.12 “Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.” (esv)  Psalm 10.1 “Why, O LORD, do you stand afar off? …