Sermon Series
  • 1. Our Lives Are Better When Built With God At The Center.

    Contributed on Oct 24, 2006
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    This book overview sermon is part of a series that was developed to help inspire our church to keep God at the center of our church/individual lives. Nehemiah highlights prayer, scripture, leadership and community--all under the influence and power of te

    OUR LIVES ARE BETTER WHEN BUILT WITH GOD AT THE CENTER. Bush—To the tune of 200 billion or more, and years of hard work, “New Orleans will rise again.” Hard to imagine for those still surrounded by acrid, toxic water, surveying neighborhoods that will have to be completely bulldozed more

  • 2. Laying The Foundation For Revival

    Contributed on Oct 24, 2006
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    Revival started with a foundation of prayer. Israel’s physical state was a reflection of their spiritual state. Nehemiah’s quest wasn’t just about rebuilding the walls and gates of Jerusalem. It was also about reviving the hearts and minds of the peopl

    (This sermon is part of a series preached in the first few months of arriving at the church, which had been without a "preacher" for 3 years.) Laying the Foundation for Revival Show the Blueprints and Plans of our church from years past—class rooms, family life center, new worship area, more more

  • 3. The Heart Of Renewal

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2006
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    Spiritual Renewal cannot be contrived. It only comes at the hand of God as he works in the hearts of men turned toward him.

    The Heart of Renewal Introduction (Introduction was not recorded) Key Point: If God is at the heart of our plans, by His hand renewal will come. Transition: How can we ensure that Renewal will come? 1. Seek God’s Plans for Renewal Nehemiah 2:12 Then I arose in the night, I more

  • 4. Building God's Kingdom

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2006
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    A call for "regular people" to respond to the challenge to be "builders of God’s kingdom." Principles are drawn from a chapter that most people preaching from Nehemiah will skip over.

    Building God’s Kingdom: Doing the Work of Our Lord Or How To Make a Name for Yourself, When Others Can¡¦t Even Pronounce It. It¡¦s not about you. KEY POINT: It Takes Special People to Do the Work of Our Lord (are you one of those?) Eph 2:10 for we are his workmanship, created for good more

  • 5. How To Stick With God's Work When You Think You Can't

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2006
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    Key Point: Draw On God to help Us Press on with His Work—no Matter What the Challenge.

    How to Stick with God’s Work When You Think You Can’t New Tribe (in danger of being expelled by Chavez) Haven vs. Reality: Evangelistic Training is easier than doing it What kind of opposition do YOU face from the OUTSIDE that might discourage you? Raising Kids Overhearing conversations more

  • 6. How To Create A Unified Community Through God-Fearing.

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2006
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    How proper fearing of God (instead of forgetting him) can lead to a unified community. Nehemiahs revival met with internal obstacles as well as the external one

    Unity from Fear How to Create a Unified Community Through God-Fearing. (the main body is a bit sparse. But i hope with the opening thoughts and basic outline that this will help those working through Nehemiah. Unfortunately the main body was hand written and never got more

  • 7. Overflowing Joy

    Contributed on Dec 3, 2006
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    The concluding sermon of Nehemiah that considers the result of a life built with God at the center: When We Build with God at the Center, We will Overflow with Joy in all Things.

    (This is especially from 12:43ff) Today we come to the end of our study in Nehemiah—not that we have mined all the truths therein—we have only TOUCHED on chapter 13, which ends the book on a bit of a downer—seeing what happens when people don’t stay dedicated to God But that is NOT our focus more