Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

“Be Alert” – August 13, 2017 AM

1 Thessalonians 4:13‭-‬18 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord,…

“Bitter or Better?” – August 6, 2017

Hebrews 12: 14-15 Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled; Hebrews 12:14‭-‬15 ESV Defining the root of bitterness “… lest any root of bitterness springing up…” Three main reasons why we have bitterness: What is… Said about is “Blessed are you…

“God’s Guarantee” – August 6, 2017 PM

Romans 8: 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 ESV Reality of God’s guarantee There is… Purpose in circumstances Power in circumstances Restrictions to God’s guarantee Restricted to those… Compassionate about God Called by God Respond to God’s guarantee Respond by… Trusting the Lord Taking it to the Lord

“Introduction” – February 5, 2017

The Old Testament Notice the… CONSTRUCTION of the OT 39 books Started 1300 years before Christ The Pentateuch (Torah) (Genesis to Deuteronomy) The first 5 books of the OT The Histories (Joshua to Esther) 12 books The Writings 5 books The Prophecies 17 books 5 major prophets 12 minor CONTENT of the OT The content is… A record A revelation Exodus 34: 6 John 5: 39

“Church Calling” – January 29, 2017

Acts 13: 1-3 Notice the Church… With LEADERS Notice the… Character of these leaders Barnabas Saul Simeon Lucius of Cyrene Romans 16:21 Manaen Call of these leaders With LISTENERS Listeners who are… Active with the Holy Spirit “As they were ministering (worshipping) the Lord…” Aware of the Holy Spirit With LEAPERS (ready to” leap” at whatever the Holy Spirit called them to do”) Leapers who are… Set apart for the Gospel Sent away for the Gospel

“Your Routine in 2017” – January 15, 2017

Matthew 6:33 Reference chapter 5 – The Sermon on the Mount It’s summed up in 6:33: “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.” Matthew 6:33 HCSB A routine involving… A PRIORITY “… seek ye FIRST the Kingdom of God…” Priority has to do with your… ATTITUDE “… SEEK first…” ACTIVITY “… Kingdom of God…” A PRACTICE “…and His righteousness…” Practice is a… WAY of life for us “……

“Dangerous Days” – January 15, 2017

2 Timothy 3:1-5 “But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days.  For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,  unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good,  traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, holding to the form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid these people!” 2 Timothy 3:1‭-‬5 HCSB Matthew 8:28 Dangerous days because of the… Condition…

“Live 2017 Boldly” – January 8, 2017

2 Timothy 1:12 Also see Romans 1:16 A confession in Christ “For I know Whom I have believed…” Confession is about… A PERSON (not a church!) “… Whom…” A PLAN “…I have believed…” A conviction in Christ “… and I am persuaded (or “convinced”) that He is able…” Conviction in His… PROMISES “…I am persuaded…” Hebrews 11:6 POWER “… He is able…” 1 Peter 1:5 A commitment in Christ “…to keep that which I have committed unto Him.” Commit… Your SOUL “…to…

“The Reasons” – January 1, 2017

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, 1 Corinthians 13:13 “Jesus is my reason…” Psalm 118:27 “The Lord is God and has given us light. Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.” Psalms 118:27 HCSB The first cord Faith  Cord of CONVICTION Notice faith… Hebrews 11:1 Defined Demanded Hebrews 11:6 Demonstrated The second cord Hope Cord of CONFIDENCE Notice hope’s… Features Focus Psalm 119:89 Matthew 24:35 BELIEVE GOD’S WORD! Future His return Titus 2:13 Heaven’s return 1 Peter 1:5 John 14:1 The…