Sermon Series
  • 1. An Invitation To Joy

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Jesus challenges our common ideas about what it means to live the good life.

    An Invitation to Lasting Joy “What does God expect of me?” “How should a Christian act under pressure?” “Am I pleasing the Lord and honoring Him?” Answers to these questions can be found throughout the Bible, but there is one section of the Word, where Jesus Himself answers these ...read more

  • 2. An Appetite For God

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Are you satisfied by an ordinary life or hungry for God?

    An appetite for godliness “What does God expect of me?” “How should a Christian act under pressure?” “Am I pleasing the Lord and honoring Him?” Answers to these questions can be found throughout the Bible, but there is one section of the Word, where Jesus Himself answers these questions ...read more

  • 3. An Invitation To Joy Part 2

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    How do we live full lives that God offers to those who love and serve Him?

    An Invitation to Lasting Joy, Part 3 Turn with me today once again to a passage in Matthew’s Gospel that we call the Sermon on the Mount. We are discovering what Jesus says about following Him! How can we live in a way that pleases God and that enjoys His favor? It’s here in these verses. My ...read more

  • 4. Disciples Who Make A Difference

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Do you live an isolated, separate life because you think it is what God wants you to do?

    Disciples who Make A Difference How do we who are Believers relate to the world of which we are a part? We are fond of saying that ‘we are in the world, but not of the world.’ There are several warnings in the New Testament about becoming so comfortable in our culture that we are no ...read more

  • 5. Tearing Up The Checklists

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Do you think that pleasing God means making and keeping a long list of rules? Think again.

    Tearing up the Checklists It’s Monday evening at your house. You have had a long day and now after dinner you are going through the mail at the kitchen table. A long envelope falls out of the stack of junk mail that is hand addressed to you. The feel of the paper is rich and textured; the ...read more

  • 6. A Real Respect For Life

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Jesus challenges us to raise the level of our respect for others beyond merely avoiding murder.

    A Real Respect For Life “What does God expect of me?” “How do I, as a follower of Jesus, live in a way that reflects His Lordship in my daily decisions?” Those are the questions that shape the Sermon on the Mount, which we read in Matthew. I am leading you through this amazing part of the ...read more

  • 7. Minimum Daily Requirements

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Some Believers parse the words of the Scripture looking for the minimum daily requirements, for a way to be sure that they are right with God, while retaining the right to live as they choose.

    Minimum Daily Requirements? We return this morning to the words of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. His words in the part of the text we will be considering concern three issues that stir up a great deal of emotion and controversy. They will be words that touch painful spots in many of your ...read more

  • 8. Playing For Whose Applause

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2007
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    Whose applause do you seek? Don’t tell me you don’t need any! You would only be kidding yourself.

    Playing for Whose Applause? Text- Matthew 6: 1-8, 16-18 Everybody loves applause! Recognition is a good thing. Last Sunday, you encouraged Pastor Steve and me tremendously by expressing your appreciation for our work in ministry. I guess I am hopelessly sentimental, but as I read your ...read more

  • 9. Treasures

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2007
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    What do you treasure? Who owns your heart?

    Sermon on the Mount - # 9 We are studying the words of Jesus found in Matthew 5,6, and 7 about the values and choices of those who are His followers. Let me remind you that putting these words into practice is an impossibility apart from the life of the Holy Spirit, changing us from the inside ...read more

  • 10. Planks, Specks, Pigs, And Pearls

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2007
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    Judgment is a common problem that divides people, destroys relationships. Jesus warns us not to judge based on external appearances, while insisting that we are capable of discernment.

    Sermon on the Mount - # 10 Judgment and Discernment Text: Matthew 7: 1-6 What does Jesus mean when He says “Do not judge?” To begin to answer those questions one must look closely at the entire content of the Sermon on the Mount. What is the central theme of this discourse? ...read more

  • 11. Pray Confidently Because God Is Good!

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2007
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    We can pray confidently. God loves to answer our prayers and can because Jesus Christ opens the Throne Room to us.

    If I did a survey of the people in this room today about the way you pray, I would most likely discover some common things -- – the majority of you wish you knew how to pray more effectively, and – many of you would admit to praying hardly at all. I was well into ...read more

  • 12. 2 Gates, 2 Trees, 2 Foundations

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2007
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    The entry points of faith, the results of the faith choice, and the solid and enduring life that is built on faith.

    Options, choices, alternative, opportunities! The richness of life is found in these. Part of what makes a trip to the ice cream shop a delight is choosing between cinnamon drop vanilla, chocolate fudge swirl, and oreo crunch mint for your ice cream cone. Everyone of us makes dozens of choices ...read more