When you pray for a loved one who seems hardened against the Lord, pray that the eyes of their heart might be opened so that the light of God can come flooding in. And if that seems hopeless, at least it puts the hopeless case at God’s doorstep, which is where it belongs.
Text: Ephesians 1:18Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
Jesus will carry your backpack as you hike toward heaven.
Text: 1 Peter 5:7Sermon Series: Strangers in a Strange Land (1 Peter)
The world has its stars and God has his.
Text: Philippians 2:12-18Sermon Series: Joyful Living (Philippians)
I am writing these words the day after Thanksgiving. Yesterday Marlene and I traveled to Oxford, Mississippi to spend time […]
Text: Proverbs 15:16-17Sermon Series: Thanksgiving Sermons
When you focus on God, he takes responsibility for the details of your life.
Text: Genesis 24Sermon Series: Keep Believing
Be of good cheer! Do not fear your enemies and do not fear what they can do to you. Remember the story of Daniel and pray for the same kind of utterly predictable faith.
Text: Daniel 6Sermon Series: Daniel: Courageous Living in Turbulent Times
If you feel the heavy weight of God hammering down on you, rest assured that nothing is being wasted. In the end, God will be glorified, and you will be more beautiful than you ever dreamed possible.
Text: Matthew 5:4Sermon Series: Keep Believing
The Holy Spirit is the “first installment” of our salvation. He is God’s “deposit” in our lives, guaranteeing that God will one day finish what he has started.
Text: 2 Corinthians 5:5Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
Jesus wants his churches to be motivated by love, founded on the truth, strong under pressure, and unashamed of his name.
Text: Revelation 3:7-13Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
Christians are narrow-minded about God’s truth. We believe something the chattering classes find incredible. We believe that God has spoken in his Word and that his Word is to be obeyed, not debated.
Text: Revelation 2:12-17Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)