Contributing sermons since Nov 30, 2013
Contributed on Jan 10, 2015
We all face temptation. How we respond to that temptation will determine who we are following. We will discuss Jesus' temptation, Satan's method of operation, God's promise, and our biblical strategy in the face of temptation.
RED LETTERS PT 1 – HANDLING TEMPTATION The Setting: Wilderness. Reflection: Israel and their wilderness “testing”. Illustration: As the Union Pacific Railroad was being constructed, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the West. Wanting to ...read more
Contributed on Feb 15, 2014
Last week we discussed what it meant to love with a testimony. This week we will talk about one major obstacle to loving biblically. Below is the outline notes to the message.
In our relationship to God, we were challenged in a resolve to repent of our sins, to fear God more, to surrender our idols, to think with a godly mindset, to remember His sacrifice for us, and to love biblically. Loving biblically is not a feeling or an erotic passion. To love biblically takes ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2014
Do we really know or love God? How can we know? Last week we looked at Fearing God. This week we will look at Our Relationship to God as defined in 1 John. Knowing and Loving God. This is simply the outline and helps for this sermon.
Have 5 individuals read 1 John 1-5 Everyone has a relationship to God. You either know Him or you don’t. You either love Him or you hate Him. According to God, there is no middle ground. We either love God or we love the world. 1 John 1 says that if we have fellowship with God, we ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2014
Last week we introduced RESOLVE. This week we begin with the most important resolution, a stronger relationship with God. This is part 1 of 3 parts. Here is the outline. The second part contains numerous Scriptures on the Fear of God from the ESV.
When you think of God, what action verb comes to mind? The phrase “Thank the Lord” or “Thank God” appears approximately 8 times in Scripture. The phrase “Love the Lord” or “Love God” appears approximately 18 times in Scripture. The phrase ...read more
Contributed on Jan 4, 2014
Every year people make resolutions. Actually, they make goals because they don't understand what resolve is. In 2013, New Beginnings is setting out to RESOLVE to be more like Jesus. Chazown by Craig Groeschel will be referenced in this 10 wk. series.
This is an outline of the message preached . What are 5 common resolutions people make? A goal is something you wish to achieve. A resolution is the means by which you achieve it. [Give an illustration of goals without resolve] The Christian’s goal is to become like Jesus. Romans ...read more