Sermon Series
  • 1. When Circumstances Confuse Us

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2007
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    Joy Stealers are the tools Satan uses to rob us of our joy in serving the cause of Christ.To help us defeat the joy stealers of this life, Paul wrote the book of Philippians. Paul knew there would be times we could not be happy, but in Christ, we could al

    Introduction: This past weekend, our family celebrated Kathy’s parents 50th wedding anniversary. We spent all day Friday decorating the church in preparation for the big night. Kathy had planned the celebration to be a big surprise, and sure enough, her parents were surprised as 75 of their friends more

  • 2. When People Disappoint Us

    Contributed on Jun 17, 2007
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    All of us have lost our joy because of people, by what they say and what they do, and no doubt, we too have contributed to steal the joy of others by our actions as well. Yet we have to live and work with people, we cannot isolate ourselves and still live

    If you area teenager you sometimes feel as if it is your parents job to embarrass you or to make your life difficult. In honor of Father’s Day, I came across the 9 things a teenage daughter does not want to hear from her dad. 10. “Let me explain what ’deductible’ means on car insurance.” 9. more

  • 3. When Things Entrap Us

    Contributed on Jul 9, 2007

    Most people believe joy comes from the things they own. In reality, things can steal our joy quickly. Paul understood how things could steal our joy, that is why he gave us two admonitions to keep us from the snare of materialism. Each of these admonitio

    Our culture is trapped in a disease for the desire of things, and we are not sure what to do about it. Consider the following facts… Gambling 60 % of adult Americans gambled in the last 12 months 20 years ago, two states had legalized gambling, while 48 states outlawed gambling – today 48 more

  • 4. When Worry Overwhelms Us

    Contributed on Jul 9, 2007
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    Worry has become a national obsession in our world today.Unfortunately, believers are not exempt from worry. We try to hide our worry calling it Christian Concern. In reality, worry is the secret sin for believers. Not only is needless worry a sin, it is

    Introduction: (Video Clip – Wounded in Iraq) Worry has become a national obsession in our world today. You do not have to have a loved one overseas in combat to worry. We are a nation of worriers and we worry about everything… Parents worry about their children Adult children worry about their more