Sermon Series
  • 1. Getting In The Way

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Ever feel like you’re just ’in the way’ ?? This message is for you ... ’in the way’ is where God blesses and uses people!

    II Corinthians 12:7-10; Exodus 5:20 * In mechanic’s shop lately – he was telling about people who just stand there, asking questions, hanging around, not helping…me! * Define – “in the way” – being useless; without function; causing more harm then good; preventing someone or ...read more

  • 2. Grace Vs. Gravity

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Two forces at work – grace and gravity – (pulling us up or down) offerings & Christmas-time amplifies that reality...

    The Grace of Gift-Giving II Corinthians 9:6-11, 15 * Two forces at work – grace and gravity – (pulling us up or down) Christmas amplifies that reality * Most unusual Christmas message – while most preachers work at emphasizing Christ, turning our attention away from presents…I’d like ...read more

  • 3. Grace’s #1 Enemy

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Forgiveness “to set free’ – someone who has wronged you, taken from you, damaged you, injured you, taken advantage of you… Even though we know we should … its like we can’t (100 reasons why we can’t…)

    * Bitterness is fruit – Unforgiveness is the root – Tree of ungrace * Grace and forgiveness – Linked * “cycle:” Injury > Penalty / Debt > cancellation (of payment) Unforgiveness – hold hostages (does not set free) Hebrews 12:15 * Creates bondage…the real loser is the one ...read more

  • 4. To The Brim

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Ever ask a child to fill up your glass? Filled to capacity, carrying it across the room – -trying not to spill it. That’s the way God delivers grace to you! What makes Christianity different from other religions? Grace – CS Lewis

    Ever ask a child to fill up your glass? Filled to capacity, carrying it across the room – -trying not to spill it. What makes Christianity different from other religions? Grace – CS Lewis “Sufficient” – more than adequate; grace >= the need 1. Its Enough for our Salvation Ephesians ...read more

  • 5. Grace For The Pace

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    We receive Vertical Grace –rel. w/ God; We relate Horizontal Grace – rel. w/ people. You’re either a grace giver or a grace killer (do you distribute it or expect it?)

    *We receive Vertical Grace –rel. w/ God; We relate Horizontal Grace – rel. w/ people *You’re either a grace giver or a grace killer (do you distribute it or expect it?) - I’m afraid the world isn’t as interest in Christ because of Christians… “soured” - Churched have a “Let me out” attitude – ...read more

  • 6. Falling From Grace

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Speaking on grace has seemed one sided…when you speak of unconditional forgiveness, limitless love, & boundless acceptance. It’s just screaming to be abused and misused... here are three loop-holes:

    Speaking on grace has seemed one sided…when you speak of unconditioned forgiveness and limitless love and boundless acceptance… * The scent of sandal arises when you tell sinners that; “No matter what, God loves you and can forgive you.” or that “No amount of effort and works impresses God ...read more

  • 7. Grace, Down Under

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Romans 6:14-15 – *Notice the use of the word “under” Whether its: Under the weather or under the circumstances…we’re always living under something. How about living under grace:

    Romans 6:14-15 – *Notice the use of the word “under” Proverbs 30:5 *Every word of God has purpose – “God breathed” none of it is filler “Under” whether its: Under the weather & under the circumstances…we’re always living under something 1. Past: Under the Law – Grace gives a New Motive ...read more

  • 8. Grace, Live & In Person

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    Today we meet grace…live & in person. Literally the person who is grace. Not just a person named grace; a gracious person; a person with much grace…but grace Himself.

    Today we meet grace…live & in person. Literally the person who is grace. Not just a person named grace; a gracious person; a person with much grace…but grace Himself. John 1:14-17 the Word, Jesus Christ Why is grace important? What will grace do for you? 1. Help you appreciate God’s ...read more

  • 9. How Sweet The Sound

    Contributed on Jul 13, 2010
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    What is Grace? “that which brings delight & pleasure” It’s anything that makes God smile! It’s sweeter than the sound of sin, of the law, and of works...

    * What is Grace? Common definition- “unmerited, undeserved favor” o “that which brings delight & pleasure” – anything that makes God smile o Grace is in an unusual category of N/V words-(both nouns & verbs) Love, Joy, Hope, and Faith – both a ‘thing’ and something you ...read more