Sermon Series
  • 1. The Life That God Blesses

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    I am talking about a life of true blessing, a life marked by prosperity more important than wealth or fame, and a life of eternal significance which God loves to give to those who will walk by faith.

    The Life God Blesses I am convinced of this - “God loves to bless His children!” What do I mean by that? Let me borrow words from Gordon MacDonald who writes – “God desires to pour out on people gracious and uncommon gifts: gifts might include personal affirmation, intimate relationship, ...read more

  • 2. The Heart Of The One Whom God Prospers

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    there is something more fundamental to becoming a person with a blessed life even than having a dream. It is something called, ‘heart!’ Obviously I’m not talking about the fist-sized knot of muscle in your chest that pumps the blood through your body!

    Last week, my intent was to convince you from the Scripture, of this fact - “God loves to bless His children!” We defined blessings, not so much in terms of the normal measures of worldly success - being wealth, fame, or beauty. These are certainly desirable, but God loves to bless us with things ...read more

  • 3. The Values Of The Person God Prospers

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    Observations of the kind of values that Jesus outlines in the Beatitudes. (Heavily in debt to Dallas Willard for seminal thoughts!)

    Last week, I talked about the need for a transformed heart, made alive by God’s Spirit. If our desire is to please God and enjoy His blessings, our heart must be renewed daily, and we must discipline our hearts so they are undivided! We need not be ‘miserable Christians’ frustrated by the gap ...read more

  • 4. Generosity - Loving People With Our Resources

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    Generosity is a key factor in a life that God blesses. It goes much deeper than our money!

    For three weeks, I have been speaking to you about God’s desire to bless your life! When I read the Bible about the experiences of people who lived close to God and with humble, obedient hearts, I find their lives to be deeply satisfying and lived with purpose. I’ve called this series, “Preparing ...read more

  • 5. Generosity Expressed In The Tithe

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    My message today is about a spiritual discipline that helps us to grasp Heaven’s values, that will help us to clarify our understanding of those things that are really just so much dog doo and those things that are like diamonds of Heaven. I want to talk

    Last month I started a series of sermons which is built around this assertion - “God loves to bless His children!” We defined blessings, not so much in terms of the normal measures of worldly success - being wealth, fame, or beauty. These are certainly desirable, but God loves to bless us with ...read more

  • 6. Spirituality - Part Of The Life God Blesses

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    Spirituality is a term that is much used and equally misunderstood in our time. In the broadest sense, when we define spirituality, we think of that person who is intent on the qualities of soul, whose life is not centered on physical matters such as owni

    Series - “Preparing to Prosper” “God loves to bless His children!” That is the declaration of the Bible, a promise that we can live by. In this series of messages, my aim has been to teach how we position ourselves to stand in the flow of God’s blessing, to live in a way that is prosperous, ...read more

  • 7. Holiness - A Life Apart

    Contributed on May 14, 2007
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    Know this - the formation of true holiness is a foundational part of preparing to prosper, of living in a way to enjoy God’s blessings. The Word says, “Without holiness, no one will see (that is, know and live close to) the Lord!”

    “God loves to bless His children!” That is the declaration of the Bible, a promise that we can live by. In this series of messages, my aim has been to teach how we position ourselves to stand in the flow of God’s blessing, to live in a way that is prosperous, not so much in financial terms, but ...read more