Contributed on Jan 1, 2005
Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. This sermon explores how we bring glory to God by worshiping him. We do so by examining what worship is, why we should worship God, and how we should worship God.
Scripture Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. The first question in the Westminster Shorter Catechism asks, “What is the chief end [or goal] of man?” The answer given is, “Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.” The reason we exist is to bring glory to God. ...read more
Contributed on Jan 9, 2005
Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. One way in which we glorify God is by loving other believers. This sermon explores different levels of relationship, three that are inadequate, and one that demonstrates that we belong to God’s family.
Scripture One November day in 2002, Jim Sulkers, a 53-year-old retired municipal worker from Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada), climbed into bed, pulled the covers up, and died. Nearly two years later, on August 25, 2004, police who had been called by concerned relatives entered Jim Sulkers’ ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2005
Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. One way in which we glorify God is by becoming more like Christ. This sermon explores how God makes us more like Christ.
Scripture Today is the third Sunday in our series on “Glorifying God.” Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. We glorify God in a number of different ways. One way in which we glorify God is by becoming like Christ. The Bible says in Romans 8:29: “For those God foreknew he also ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2005
One of the ways in which we glorify God is by serving others with the spiritual gifts that God has given to each believer. This sermon explores several truths about spiritual gifts and their relation to ministry.
Scripture The day you became a Christian God deposited a treasure in you. For some of you this treasure has some layers on it and it is a bit rusty. But with the help of God’s Word and his Spirit we will pull back the layers and blow off the dust and discover this hidden treasure. This discovery ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2005
This is the last sermon in my series on Glorifying God. In this sermon I explore how we glorify God by evangelism. There are five elements to help us glorify God by telling others about him. These five elements are availability, worship, submission, obedi
Scripture In his book Early Christians of the Twenty-First Century Chad Wallace makes a powerful statement: "Millions of Christians live in a sentimental haze of vague piety, with soft organ music trembling in the lovely light from stain-glass windows. Their religion is a pleasant thing of ...read more