Sermon Series
  • 1. Praying With Jesus: Hallowed Be Your Name

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019

    God's name stands for him. When we pray for his name to be hallowed, 1) We are saying that he is the foundation of our lives, and 2) We are committing ourselves to show his holiness by our worship and actions in the world.

    PRAYING LIKE JESUS: HALLOWED BE YOUR NAME Luke 11:1-2 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray…He said to them, "When you pray, say: 'Father, hallowed be your name.” The NAME of God stands for all he more

  • 2. Praying With Jesus: Father

    Contributed on Apr 12, 2019

    The Lord's Prayer begins with defining the relationship: God our Father is strong, loving, and faithful/

    PRAYING LIKE JESUS: FATHER—Luke 11:1-13 “Teach us to pray,” said one of Jesus’ disciples. Didn’t he know how? Jews routinely prayed 5 times each day: morning and night, and before each meal. They probably had memorized prayers for those 5 times each day. The disciple said, “Teach us to pray, as more

  • 3. Praying With Jesus: Our Daily Bread

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019

    When we pray for our daily bread, we TRUST God to provide, we live day for TODAY, not borrowing anxiety from tomorrow, and we pray in a SOLIDARITY with others (OUR daily bread).

    Praying Like Jesus: Our Daily Bread—Deuteronomy 8:1-18, Matthew 6:31-34 Read Matthew 6:5-13. The Lord’s Prayer has a deeply spiritual focus. Our spirits soar as we pray to our Father in heaven, asking for his kingdom to come and his will to be done. We meet God in the depths of our spiritual more

  • 4. Praying With Jesus: Your Kingdom Come

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019

    God's kingdom is when GOD'S WILL IS DONE.We pray for God's kingdom to come in THE WORLD, in THE CHURCH, and in US.

    PRAYING LIKE JESUS: Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven Have you ever observed a tired toddler, crying and carrying on, for no apparent real reason? His mother asks, “What do you want?” He doesn’t know; he needs her help! He needs a nap, he needs a hug, he needs more

  • 5. Praying With Jesus: Forgive And Be Forgiven

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019

    Forgive us our debts...As we forgive our debtors. Living in the grace of God's kingdom, through forgiveness.

    PRAYING LIKE JESUS: FORGIVE AND BE FORGIVEN—Matthew 6:9-15, 18:23-35 How do people deal with their sins? Some will say, “What sins?” There you go again, preacher, always trying to make me feel bad. Sure, I’ve made some mistakes; but after all, I’m only human. I’m basically a good person, and you more

  • 6. Praying With Jesus: Overcoming Temptation

    Contributed on Apr 15, 2019

    As we pray, we recognize sources of temptation: the world, the flesh, and the devil. We commit ourselves to overcoming with God's help: Know what is right, tell the truth, build a life too good to lose, and play to win.

    Praying Like Jesus: Overcoming Temptation—Matthew 6:9-13, 1 Corinthians 10:12-14 Have you ever said something like this? “I don’t know how it happened. I got sucked in, and couldn’t seem to avoid it.” “Why did I say that? It was stupid and wrong—and I didn’t really mean to.” “I want that so bad! more