Sermon Series
  • 1. Treasuring God's Love

    Contributed on Oct 1, 2012
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    A story of grief and love

    “Treasuring God’s Love” 2 Sam. 18:5-33 This morning I am simply going to share A STORY with you, a true story; an ancient, yet contemporary story. No fancy outline, not three points, or four or two points, no alliteration - just a story with some comments. It’s A STORY more

  • 2. Treasuring God's Grace

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2012

    We live with the knowledge that we sin; we often assume we're getting away with it. In reality, we've just never been caught - or have we?

    “Treasuring God’s Grace” 2 Sam. 11:26-12:14 The question on the job application read, “Have you ever been arrested?” The applicant printed the word “No” in the space. The next question was a follow-up to the first; it asked, “Why?” So this more

  • 3. Treasuring God's Money

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2012

    In this prolonged, difficult economic recession, what role does our Christian faith play? What does treasuring God's money look like?

    “Treasuring God’s Money” 2 Chron. 20:1-17; Heb. 12:25-29 I treasure my family. That’s why I have pictures of Barb and our kids and grandkids in my office (and on my computer screen.) There’s little I wouldn’t do for them; there’s nothing I more

  • 4. Treasuring God's Provisions

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2012

    What do you do with all that God has givn you? How do you treasure God's provisions?

    “Treasuring God’s Provisions” Acts 4:32-37; 2 Cor. 9:1-15 There’s little that is more deflating than giving someone a precious gift and having them say, “Oh, I was really hoping for…” and they mention something else. There is little that is more more

  • 5. Treasuring God's Sacrifice

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2012

    Belief in God's sacrificial love opens the window to eternal life.

    “Treasuring God’s Sacrifice” John 3:1-21 Sometimes getting fresh air into our home or office is pretty simple. All we need to do is open the window. Nicodemus and Jesus were working on a project; it was called eternal life. As John describes their encounter he teaches us that more

  • 6. Treasuring God's Holiness

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2012

    Some things are so surprising they simply shock us. The early church has many such surprises and shocks, one of the biggest of which concerned the generosity of two of her members.

    “Treasuring God’s Holiness” Acts 5:1-11 Some things are so surprising they just simply shock us. The team with the huge lead falls apart in the closing moments and loses. The golfer with only an easy, short birdie putt between himself and the championship, winds up with a more

  • 7. Treasuring God's Mission

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2012

    Signage is important. ur church is a sign to the world. What are we communicating about the God we represent?

    “Treasuring God’s Mission” 1 Pt. 2:4-10 Visiting an unfamiliar city, a man left his hotel to go to dinner. As he walked along the unfamiliar streets he saw a sign in the window of a shop which said, “Chinese Laundry.” The next morning he gathered his soiled laundry more

  • 8. Treasuring God's Miracles

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2012

    Exodus 3& 4 are all about an amazing encounter with a persistent, awesome miracle-working God. But just what can we learn about this God?

    “Treasuring God’s Miracles” Exodus 3:11-4:13 One of our Hope Church members said something to me a few days ago that was significant and wonderful. She was commenting on how over the last couple of years the General Fund giving was going down, but that it was amazing how more