Contributed on Sep 2, 2005
The first, foundational, sermon in a series on the Names of God. What is ’misusing the name of God?’ How should we avoid it? What about Oaths in court? What about crude talk- is this covered, here?
Names of God 1: What’s in a name? Misusing the Name of the Lord. Deut 5:11 WBC 4 Sept 2005 A burglar broke into a house and began to steal all of the valuable. At that moment he heard a voice that said Jesus is watching you. He was so scared he froze for a second. He regained his composure ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2005
Names of God 3: El Shaddai. What does ’El’ mean, and if that means ’Powerful’, ’mighty’ etc already- why add Shaddai to it?
Names of God 3: El Shaddai WBC 11/9/5pm Genesis 17:1-9 "IN THE NAME OF JESUS" Paul Harvey told about a 3-year-old boy who went to the grocery store with his mother. Before they entered the grocery store she said to him, "Now you’re not going to get any chocolate chip cookies, so don’t even ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2005
Names of God 4: El Elyon. God is SPOKEN of as El Elyon, God Most High- but He is KNOWN when He is revealed as ’God most personal’. This sermon looks at God’s sovereignty, our ’smallness’ and how you only know God’s nature as His Names are experienced in
Names of God 4: El Elyon Dan 4:2,3, 13-17, 33-34 WBC 18/9/05am A true story - a woman entered a Haagen-Dazs store on the Kansas City Plaza for an ice-cream cone. After making her selection, she turned and found herself face to face with Paul Newman. He was in town filming the movie Mr. and Mrs. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2005
Names of God 5: El Roi. The God who sees. GOd sees the events of our lives. God knows what these events feel like. God is watching- to see if we will serve Him and live our lives ’for an audience of one’. Part of a series on ’The Names of God’. A sermon
Names of God 5; El Roi: the audience of one. Genesis 16:1-15, WBC 25/09/05am. Baptism of Kirsty Plant Intro: Even when I wasn’t a Christian, many of the people I hung around with had Christian families. I remember being in the house of one and seeing a huge sign hanging on the door "thou, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 7, 2005
Names of God 6: El Olam, "Eternal God". The God who is eternally existent, eternally consistent and eternally present.
Names of God 6: El Olam- God eternal. WBC 9.10.05am Genesis 21:32-34, Isaiah 40:25-31 This being a special Sunday the Elders wanted a special speaker. They asked the most talented minister they knew but he said no. They then decided to ask the smartest preacher they knew but he also said no. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 21, 2005
Names of God 8- The Lord Who Heals. Used as part of a service with a focus on healing.
Names of God 8- Jehovah Rophe- the Lord who heals. WBC 23/10/05pm Exodus 15:22-27 I thought you might appreciate these real doctor’s comments from hospital forms: 1. I saw your patient today, who is still under our car for physical therapy. 2. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left ...read more
Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
How to seek for and take in bread that will really nourish your soul
Names of God: " the bread of life". WBC 4 Dec 2005 pm. John 6:25-51 A man was a regular diner at a restaurant. The owner always did his best to please him. One day he complained that he only received one piece of bread with his meal, so the waiter promptly brought him four slices. The man ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2005
How can we know God? - Jesus is the fulness of the revelation of God: God in the flesh. Knowing Him is knowing God.
Names of God: Jesus. Mat 1:18-21 WBC 11/12/05pm Written by Danny Dutton, age 8, from Chula Vista, CA, for his third grade homework assignment to "Explain God." "One of God’s main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the ones that die so there will be enough people to take care of ...read more
Contributed on Dec 20, 2005
A christmas sermon about what the name Jesus means. A Saviour- but a Saviour from what?
Names of God- Jesus: saviour. Carols by Candlelight. Sun 18th Dec 2005 pm WBC Matt 1:18-25 We’ve been looking at the names of God…. and tonight we come to the point where the baby in the manger is named: Jesus - or Yeshua to his mom and adopted dad- as that’s the Hebrew ...read more