Sermon Series
  • 1. Never Abandoned

    Contributed on May 19, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,426 views

    Sermon for Pentecost Sunday, intended as the first of three on the Trinity, all based on John 14. The Holy Spirit does not abandon His church, but if we are not obedient before claiming His support, we may forfeit His power. And if we do not acknowledge

    If you believe you’ve been abandoned, you have two choices: either you can indulge in something that may soothe you temporarily, or you can watch for the power that will lead you out to success. If someone that matters to you has walked off and abandoned you, you can either pretend ...read more

  • 2. Never Powerless

    Contributed on May 26, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,737 views

    We are powerless to change things only because we give power away and do not know how to reclaim it. We can do so first by affirming that change comes only through Jesus Christ, and then by believing that He partners with us when we pray. To do any less

    We are never powerless. We think we are. We think we cannot change the things that trouble us. But in fact we are never powerless. We just give away our power. We give away our power and do not know how to claim it again. Those who have power over us have it only because we ...read more

  • 3. Never Unloved

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,755 views

    Some receive love, but reject it; others never know that they are loved. In either case, the Cross is evidence that we have never been unloved.

    We need to think not only about the way we relate to other people, but also about how we receive them. It is not enough simply to be friendly and cordial. We also need to look at how we receive people when they extend themselves to us. I went to a meeting this week, where all the ...read more