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Contributed on Sep 3, 2021
This sermon relates Psalm 120 to the Christian's challenge of living in a fallen world. It suggest that although we may have trouble in this world, and we are reminded in the New Testament, we can live as people of peace because of the one who was our peace, Jesus Christ.
Good morning. Today, we are starting a series that is going to take us at least three or four weeks into September. It is called The Psalms of Ascents. If you are not familiar with The Psalms of Ascents, they can be found in the book of Psalms, and they are comprised of 15 Psalms, those from ...read more
Contributed on Jun 22, 2021
This sermon addresses the importance of scripture in the believer's life. Specifically it talks about the importance of a Transformative approach to reading the Bible as opposed to an Informative approach.
Good morning. A quick question. By a show of hands, who loves reading scripture? That is good because I need some volunteers to read some passages from today’s sermon. Thanks for volunteering to read, if you were listening, you know that in some sense they are all connected because they speak to ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2021
A sermon on the importance of living within God's Will that comes by way of being attentive to Him not simply during morning devotions, but throughout the entire day.
Outline: 1. Opening thoughts about how we are all distracted, especially as it relates to God 2. John 5.16-19 Context 3. Jesus operated totally within His Father’s Will, which means he was God-attentive 4. We need to be God-attentive, throughout the day 5. Examples of people who were God-attentive ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2021
This sermon focuses on Paul's command to "be transformed by the renewing of our minds" as our "spiritual act of worship" and how it plays out in our everyday lives.
OUTLINE BOOK OF ROMANS BACKGROUND ROMANS 12:1-2 (BREAKDOWN) o “Therefore” – a Transition word o “I urge you brothers” – an encouragement to come along side o “In view of God’s mercy” – Mercy summarizes first 11 chapters e.g., Romans 3:23, 6:23, 5:8, 10) o “Offer your bodies a living sacrifice holy ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2021
A sermon about the importance of giving, specifically the characteristics of a giving church as modeled by the Macedonian churches.
OUTLINE ANCIENT CONTEXT – CORINTHIANS • PAUL IS ADDRESSING A LOT OF CHURCH ISSUES • PAUL ALSO ADDRESSING FAMINE • HE TAKES UP AN OFFERING AMONG CHURCHES TO HELP THE JERUSALEM CHURCH • MACEDONIAN CHURCHES ARE VERY GENEROUS • PAUL USES THE MACEDONIAN CHURCH AN EXAMPLE OF GENEROUS GIVING MODERN ...read more
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Contributed on Jun 10, 2011
THIS TOO SHALL PASS "Walking on Water" Sermonspice video about Bethany Hamilton (Soul Surfer), also quote from Pastor TL Lewis Bethel Baptist Missionary Church, Pratt City Alabama who quoted the following after his church was destroyed from Tornado: "I can't tell you that I don't hurt over ...read more