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  • Finding God Above Our Heads Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jun 6, 2017
     | 2,579 views

    What was God's real goal for Christmas? Philippians 2:9-11 makes clear that Jesus came so that all knees would bow and all tongues would confess in worship of the God of grace!!

    Intro: How many know how many more shopping days till Christmas? Today there are 13 shopping days until Christmas. The goal for many for Christmas has become finding the perfect gift at the perfect price. But what was God’s goal for Christmas? What was the real purpose for ...read more

  • Finding God Through Our Tears Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jun 6, 2017
     | 1,852 views

    The Christmas story isn't neat nor tidy. Along with good tidings of great joy come great suffering and sorrow as Jesus enters the world.

    Intro: How many of you like Christmas cards? Perfectly cut with just the right saying or Bible verse. The pictures or paintings seem to be perfect. I love the Christmas story because it is in no way like Christmas cards. The Christmas story is not neat nor is it perfect. It isn’t tidy or ...read more

  • Finding God In The Future Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jun 6, 2017
     | 2,230 views

    This series was designed to help people find God in unexpected places. Also that advent isn't a season that comes and goes. If you linger over the birth of the Savior Jesus it should create and attitude of celebration.

    Intro: For the past six weeks we have discovered some amazing truths about finding God in Unexpected places. I hope that you have discovered that advent isn’t simply a season that comes and goes. As we linger over the memory of the birth of our savior it produces in us an attitude of ...read more

  • First Steps Of Freedom Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 22, 2016
     | 3,054 views

    Exodus is a continuation of the creation story. The emphasis in Genesis is creation while the emphasis in Exodus is redemption. God takes the first steps to set Israel and all people free from sin!

    Intro: Exodus is a continuation of the story of Genesis. In Genesis we see the constant and consistent failure of man. It is the creation story In fact in the Hebrew the word and or now begins this passage. However if the emphasis in Genesis is creation then the emphasis in Exodus is ...read more

  • The Desperate Faith Of A Mother Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 22, 2016
     | 3,591 views

    This portion of scripture shows how God's grace affects the hearts of people

    Intro: We began last time talking about the exodus as a continuation of Genesis. We see that the creation story did not end it just continued into its fulfilment in the redemption story. Last week we saw a lot of hands involved. God’s hands that placed Israel right where He wanted them. ...read more

  • Preparation Day Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 22, 2016
     | 2,164 views

    What does God prepare us for? He prepares us to worship, work, witness and walk.

    Intro: We are told that when John Huss was arrested and informed that he would be burned to death for his faith, he purposely practiced holding his hand over fire to prepare for his final test. He burned himself in preparation. He wanted to be faithful to the end. Moody Monthly, April, 1990, p. ...read more

  • Just Another Day In The Desert Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 22, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,833 views

    Moses is about to find out what we all need to find out, God uses broken things!!

  • God's Plan To Make Us Free Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Nov 18, 2016
     | 4,645 views

    Exodus is a continuation of God's story. Genesis has a focus on creation with all of man's failures and faults. Exodus has a focus on redemption with God dealing with man's sin failure to live up to God's good design. God's plan is to make man free.

    Intro: Exodus is a continuation of the story of Genesis. In Genesis we see the constant and consistent failure of man. It is the creation story In fact in the Hebrew the word and or now begins this passage. However if the emphasis in Genesis is creation then the emphasis in Exodus is ...read more

  • Hope Begins Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
     | 2,072 views

    The beginning of an Easter sermon series. There is so much messed up in the world. Why? Hopelessness. The resurrection of Jesus gives us hope!

    Intro: On December 17, 1927 a US Submarine was patrolling off the Atlantic Coast when it accidentally collided with a Coast Guard Cutter. The submarine was so severely damaged that it sank and came to rest on the floor of the Atlantic about 100 feet down. A rescue ship was dispatched to the scene ...read more

  • Hope Dies Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
     | 1,695 views

    Hopelessness comes from misunderstanding the cross. There is no beauty in the cross to the carnal man. Once conviction of sin and confession of Jesus as Lord happens there is hope.

    Intro: Our world seems hopeless in many ways. Economically, politically, racially, stock market woes, natural disasters. From a purely worldly standpoint there seems to be no reason to hope. The disciples of Jesus felt much the same way. Even though Jesus had told them again and again what ...read more

  • Hope Waits Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,299 views

    When Jesus died the disciples had to wait for the promise of the Father. None of us like to wait. If we are willing to wait we will discover hope waits in order to develop us!

    Intro: How many of you like to wait? I will just be honest I don’t like it at all. In fact I do everything I can to keep from waiting. I try to calculate in my non-mathematical head which Wal-Mart line will be the quickest and in my hurry I end up choosing the wrong one. I don’t ...read more

  • Hope Reigns Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,422 views

    Despite the wickedness of our rulers hope reigns. God wants us to trust Him enough that we look to Him for direction in choosing our leaders. He also want us to trust Him when those leaders don't appear to do His will.

    Intro: Something has been weighing heavily on me as November quickly approaches like a growing storm. It is often said that this is the most important election of our nation’s history. What we have to do is look at the elections that are upcoming with a fresh and new set of eyes. The ...read more

  • Hope Growing Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Apr 12, 2016
     | 3,127 views

    Victory in Jesus comes from being crucified with Christ. What does it mean to be crucified with Christ?

    Intro: I have a question for you to answer this morning. I don’t want you to answer it out loud. Are you enjoying the Christian life are you enduring it? Jesus made some pretty powerful statements about being saved and following Him as disciples. In the presence of God is fullness ...read more

  • Confidence: God's Replacement For Our Anxiety Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Feb 22, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,426 views

    God wants to replace our anxiety with confidence. God wants us to trust Him more than we fear people or circumstances.

    Intro: According to the February 10, 2015 Huffington Post blot Valentine’s Day is big business. It grosses 17 Billion dollars. That is somewhere near 140.00 per person. I am so glad that God didn’t just buy us chocolate and flowers to show that He loved us. When we hear the ...read more

  • Contentment The Solution For Our Fears Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Feb 8, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,490 views

    Hebrews tells us that Jesus is better. When we are content in Jesus our fears fade and our faith is fortified. Find out what amazing results happen when we learn to be satisfied with Jesus!

    Intro: A man said to his wife just before an important engagement, "I'm so nervous, I've got sweaty palms and a dry mouth." His wife replied, "Then why don't you lick your palms?" - See more at: ...read more