Contributing sermons since Jan 10, 2001
Contributed on Dec 6, 2019
Will we let Christ rule our hearts and be our counsel, peace, and strength during dark times?
INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Last week we began our Christmas series entitles UNTO US. • Jesus’s birth is a powerful display of God’s faithfulness to bring peace, hope, healing, and life to a lost and dying world. • This four-week series explores the Christmas story by examining the relationship ...read more
Contributed on Nov 27, 2019
• When we face the darkness that accompanies life, we place our trust in God’s miraculous power in times of trouble and doubt. God gives us hope for the future (Eternal life through His Son Jesus, He also gives us hope for today, Emmanuel, God with us!
INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • There have always been reasons to be fearful and to lose hope in the world. • Life can get chaotic and stressful at times. Sometimes those stresses are magnified during the Christmas season. • There is so much stuff swirling around us that, at times, we can lose hope and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 15, 2019
We become more thankful when we focus on God and not on what is happening with other people.
INTRODUCTION • VIDEO CLIP • SLIDE #1 • Over the past couple of weeks, we have been examining the topic of being thankful. • God created us to be thankful, and being thankful makes us appreciate the life and blessings that God has given to us. • One of the things that can get in the way of ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2019
We can trust God with our life and future because his intimate knowledge of us shows him to be trustworthy.
INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Do you have someone in your life who knows you to your core? They know you inside and out. They can tell you what you are thinking, they can maybe even finish your sentence. • We call this intimacy. • Many are so afraid to allow intimacy to happen. • Have you had someone ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2019
The key idea in this passage is that God is willing to restore those who call on him, even through a variety of circumstances—wandering, self-inflicted pain, or rebellion in this case.
INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • What do you tend to do when things in life get difficult? Where do you run, to whom or what do you turn? • One lesson I have learned in life is who I need to turn to when I need deliverance and who to thank! • We are entering the Thanksgiving holiday season. • Today we ...read more