Contributed on Nov 3, 2003
This is an introductory sermon on the names of God. It was given on an "Open House" Sunday where we recieved many visitors and guests.
God’s First Name Names are often meant to be descriptive or hopeful I really enjoyed the movie “Holes”. All the boys who were required to dig holes – 5 feet deep and 4 feet in diameter every day – were given some pretty interesting nicknames. Armpit, Barfbag, Zero, Caveman are just a few ...read more
Contributed on Nov 10, 2003
2nd in series. In Genesis 14 we read a tale of two kings - each one was the regent of a different city - Bera, was the King of Sodom and Melchizadek, was the King of Salem.
El Elyon – God Most High A tale of Two Kings In Genesis 14 we read a tale of two kings - each one was the regent of a different city - Bera, was the King of Sodom and Melchizadek, was the King of Salem. When you read this story you will see Sodom’s decadence compared to Salem’s decency. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2003
3rd in series: El Shaddai - God Almighty. We are like rag dolls in the hands an evil demented child but God is in the business of sustaining people like me and people like you.
Did you see Toy Story? Do you remember the toys? Some were pretty normal – sort of. · There was our hero, Woody, who was afraid he would lose his place in Andy’s life. · Mr. Potato Head had a chip on his shoulder and a face that kept falling off. · There was the dinosaur that ...read more
Contributed on Nov 23, 2003
4th in serices. Lord of Hosts - Yahweh Sabaoth is a God who is not easy to ignore... although many try
The Many Names of God help us see God… We are gaining an image of God through his many names… Yahweh – God’s First Name Personal and omniscient and omnipresent We get a sense of his presence and participation in our lives El Elyon – God Most High From El Elyon we get a sense of his ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2003
5th message in series. This was preached by associate minister Steve Higgs. Many times we say, “God is watching you.” We often think of him as a proverbial Santa, “he know’s when you are sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, he knows if you’ve been bad
The God Who Sees Me by Steve Higgs Genesis 16 As many of you may know, my mother passed away when I was a senior in high school. It was the result of a brain aneurysm and happened very quickly, and was very tragic. Over the course of the grieving process a lot of people said a lot of helpful ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2003
6th in series. The name Jesus means simply, “Jehovah is salvation”. Here is the answer to the question sung by Peggy Lee in an age of young men drafted and sent to fight in Vietnam, long haired hippies, and flower children who were all seeking some mea
Jesus – Y’shua Bored, Tired, and Desperate One of the songs which impacted me as a young man was a hit song sung by Peggy Lee in 1969. It was called "Is that all there is?". It’s mostly spoken and is really a cry for help in a time of quiet desperation. After expressing great ...read more
Contributed on Dec 15, 2003
7th in series. There is always a beginning and there is always an end. Jesus is both.
Slide #1 Review Names of God Slide #2 Slide #3 There is always a beginning and there is always an end. There is a beginning Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” For as long as I have been alive I have heard the noise of the debate between ...read more
Contributed on Dec 22, 2003
8th in series. Much of this sermon comes from a sermon titled "The Drama of Christmas" by Stephan Chapman. You can find it on Sermon Central
The Many Names of God Review Emmanuel In our day there is a cultural and social battle over the meaning of Christmas. The battle has extended from the schoolyard to the courtyard. However, the battle over Christmas has not only impacted schools and public places. The struggle over the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2004
Ninth in Series. Everything about Jesus is wonderful!
Wonderful Christmas is a wonderful time of year My Most wonderful Christmas as a kid was the year I got a Kenner girder and panel builder set with motor and winch. Set number 9. Or maybe it was the year I got a Remco Science Set. There were a series of cardboard cans about as tall as a ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2004
Last in series. The demons feared him. The disciples trusted him. You know him. He is the Holy One of God and he is our friend.
The Holy One The Demons Feared Him Mark 4:21-26 21 Jesus and his followers went to Capernaum. On the Sabbath day He went to the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught like a person who had authority, not like their teachers of the law. 23 Just ...read more