Sermon Series
  • 1. Light Of The World

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    What does it mean that Jesus is the "light of the world"?

    Intro – (List of ‘Children’s questions to God’ that ends with the following one…) Dear GOD, We read Thomas Edison made light. But the Bible says You did. So I bet he stole your idea. -Sincerely, Donna This morning Jesus declares the obvious truth that a little more

  • 2. The Freedom Of Forgiveness

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    Some say that religion is merely moral rules to control behavior, Jesus transcends religious rules to address a deeper spiritual need.

    Introduction Some people have said that religion is the development of myths and stories to provide moral principles to control human behavior…to create moral rules in order to control social behavior. There are certainly some destructive tendencies that social groups would want to contain. more

  • 3. Anyone Thirsty?

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    Unpacks the concept of "spiritual thirst."

    INTRO Ads for Gatorade… thirst is a desire waiting to be quenched. They would tell us, there’s nothing like a good thirst. That is what Jesus speaks to this morning. John 7:37-39 On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, "If anyone is more

  • 4. Finding Truth In The Midst Of Many Voices

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    Choosing to not seek God is still an active choice. There is no sense of spiritual neutrality.

    Intro – This morning I believe God wants us to engage our myth of neutrality. Now there are some things in life that may allow for some level of neutrality…. issues that make no claims upon our lives or the lives of anyone else. A country may choose to be neutral in response to two more

  • 5. The Bread Of Life

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    When our physical hunger is satisfied, what can satisfy our hunger for security and satisfaction of the soul?

    In his book entitled God‘s Psychiatry, Charles Allen tells this story: As World War II was drawing to a close, the Allied armies gathered up many hungry orphans. They were placed in camps where they were well-fed. Despite excellent care, they slept poorly. They seemed nervous and afraid. more

  • 6. When We Give What We Have

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010

    In light of Mother's Day, we must depend on God to do what only God can do, but we also must give what we have if we are to truly join in the process.

    Intro On this Mother‟s Day we are reminded of the profound role of a parent. I believe that a mother is nothing less than a mediator of God‟s love. A mother is role that is by nature giving… sacrificially giving of life. They give nourishment from their own resources… and more

  • 7. The Heart Of Truth

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2010
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    Truth is not only a matter of the head, embracing truth through our rational abilities, but also through the disposition of our inward choice.

    Intro – The Heart of Truth Let me begin by asking a question… is truth a matter of the head or the heart? Do we embrace truth through the deduction of our rational abilities… or through the disposition of our inward choice? This is an issue that Jesus is going to challenge us more

  • 8. The Answer To Religion

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2010
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    Whenever religion is infused with independence, power, and control it becomes ultimate evil, but when it leads into the way of submission, sacrifice, and service it bears the ultimate goodness of God.

    Much argument today is made about whether religion is helpful or harmful for society. Of course much of the discussion hinges on what we mean by religion. It‟s a topic that many of us could really go off on. But if I had to sum up what I see it would be this: whenever religion is infused more

  • 9. Opening Our Eyes To See The Fields

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2010

    We need to have new eyes for people, seeing them as being made in the image of God, seeing them as precious like God sees them.

    Intro This past week I met a young woman who takes 911 calls. I asked her about the craziest. She said one was the night before Thanksgiving… a woman called screaming. When finally calm enough to understand… she shouted.. “I don‟t know how to cook a turkey.‟ Nothing more

  • 10. Choosing The Life Above

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2010

    Jesus teaches the following: You are looking at the micro and missing the macro; spiritual dimension to life, and if we can become right with that realm we can live fully in this world for our years and then forever. Unless we are born from above… born sp

    [Recap –Nicodemus, a religious leader, comes to Jesus at night, and is told “no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.”] Nicodemus Seen Jesus… but his religious understanding is making it hard to understand. The greatest confusion which the enemy of more