Contributed on Jun 25, 2001
Doubt is one of those things that if not dealt with, will rob the joy of the Lord from our lives.
“What do I do when I doubt?” 6-23-01 New Community Church OPENING ILLUSTRATION: As a kid I always looked forward to celebrating my birthday. I mean for that one day you were like a Hollywood superstar and you wanted everyone to know about it. I remember one birthday though in high school ...read more
Contributed on Jul 3, 2001
I talk about how to turn a selfish life into an unselfish one.
Saying No To Selfishness 6-30-01 Opening Illustration: Some things just rob our joy. For instance waking up in the morning because you have to go to the bathroom. As you get up you look at the clock and realize you woke up 20 minutes before your alarm was to go off. How you wished you had ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2001
I describe what fear does to a person then talk about how to fight those fears.
How To Fight Fear July 7, 2001 New Community Church Intro: We have been talking about things that rob your joy these past few weeks. There are all kinds of things that rob the joy in our lives at any given moment. For instance, you get up in the middle of the night to go to the kitchen for ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2001
I talk about why we are mandated to forgive others.
Why Do We Have To Forgive? Here are some warning signs that might show if you feel you are having a hard time forgiving someone: 1). You feel revenge is the ONLY solution. 2). You have thoughts of hatred towards another. 3). You would not come to their aid if they needed help. 4). Any chance ...read more