Sermon Series
  • 1. The Characteristics Of A Methodist

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2012
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    : we need to begin with the end in mind. When you think about it, that’s pretty sound advice to plan anything: your finances, your life, even your career. Perhaps nothing is more important than beginning with the end in mind when it comes to your spiritu

    Open Table started with a chance encounter with a homeless man named Ernie who simply asked a youth group serving him a meal if he could come worship at their church. The adult youth workers were moved to agree to come the very next day to bring Ernie to their church service. Over the next few ...read more

  • 2. Fasting

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2012
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    Fasting on a regular basis draws us closer to God and strengthens our faith and resolve to do God’s will. Fasting, like going to the gym, builds the muscle of your faith. Too often, the focus of fasting is on the lack of food. Instead, the purpose of fast

    Fasting: A Means of Grace Matthew 6:16-18 In both the Old Testament and the New, to fast means to abstain from food. This is so clear that it would be useless to quote the Scriptures from David, Nehemiah, Isaiah, and the prophets and even the New Testament. All agree that to fast means not to eat ...read more

  • 3. Means Of Grace

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2012
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    ? John Wesley identified 5 tools for growing in our faith as the Means of Grace. He didn’t invent them. In fact, these are practices handed down from both Judaism and the early church. And as a result, generations have born the fruit of these spiritual di

    The Means of Grace 2 Peter 3:18 Have you ever been told to do something, but then weren’t told how to do it? Or have you ever been told to do something, but then you weren’t given the tools for getting it done? There’s nothing worse than being given something to do, but then ...read more

  • 4. Prayer

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2012
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    John Wesley considered prayer an essential part of Christian living. He called it in many of his writings the most important and powerful means of grace. Prayer empowers us for ministry and following God. Jesus showed us this through His own example. Afte

    Prayer: A Means of Grace 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I found a series of “Dear God” prayers on the internet, a few of which I’d like to share with you:

 7-year old Debbie prayed, “Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries ...read more

  • 5. Prayer

    Contributed on Oct 21, 2012
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    John Wesley also believed that the Holy Scriptures were a Means of Grace. How? Wesley believed the Scriptures are an indispensable Means of Grace as they bring us into the Presence of Jesus Christ and the will of God for our lives. The Scriptures also hav

    Scripture as a Means of Grace 2 Timothy 3:16-17 When we talk about Communion, Prayer, Worship, small group accountability and fasting as a Means of Grace, it make sense to us because we see how they function in our lives, and in the life of the Church. But John Wesley also believed that the Holy ...read more