Sermon Series
  • 1. Everything Happens For A Reason

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    People often say "Everything happens for a reason." An implication of this is that everything happens because God wills it. This can be difficult to reconcile with belief in a God who is good. This sermon looks at the truth and untruth of this statement.

    We’re going to start off this morning with a little trivia. Kip’s going to put some statements on the screen and we are going to decide whether these sentences come from the Bible or not. This is just a little game, we’ll do a few of these every Sunday for the next few weeks for a more

  • 2. God Helps Those Who Help Themselves

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2016

    We cannot expect God to provide for our every need as we sit idly by, so in that sense it is true to say that "God helps those who help themselves," but there are also times when we cannot help ourselves, and God intervenes in those times to save us.

    So we continue this week our look at some phrases commonly spoken by Christians and others that sound Biblical and perhaps hold some truth about our faith, but which aren’t entirely true. This week, we are thinking about the phrase, “God helps those who help themselves.” Now, as I more

  • 3. Money Is The Root Of All Evil

    Contributed on Apr 21, 2016

    Like so many things in life, money is not inherently bad, but our perspective on money can cause lots of problems.

    We’re now right in the middle of this series, “Bible or Not,” where we are exploring these phrases that are often used, and are also often considered to be Biblical, but which are not actually found in the Bible. These “Christianese” phrases we are exploring in this more

  • 4. God Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2016

    We often use this phrase to defend our actions or to attack the beliefs or actions of another, but the Word of God requires more reflection beyond a simple adherence. Ultimately, we must look to the revelation of the Word made flesh, Jesus Christ.

    “God said it, I believe it, that settles it,” is another phrase we hear tossed around a lot by Christians. So we are going to give some thought to this phrase today as we continue our sermon series, “Bible or Not,” where we explore the true meaning behind some phrases more