Our problems with the sovereignty of God start when sovereignty becomes personal. We will never understand this doctrine until we remember that we live in a fallen, that evil is personal, that we must start with God, and that God has bought us with the blood of his Son.
Text: Psalm 103:19-22Sermon Series: Absolute Praise (Psalm 103)
If you’re wondering what God thinks about you, let’s take a journey through Psalm 103 and discover seven liberating truths about God’s heart. These verses reveal that he shows mercy to those who don’t deserve it, he remembers that we are dust, and he links us with eternity by linking us with himself.
Text: Psalm 103:6-18Sermon Series: Absolute Praise (Psalm 103)
Many of us need to give God a “one-minute praising” for all his blessings. We’re sure good at telling the Lord what we want him to do for us. We need a good dose of Psalm 103 to wash out that complaining spirit and replace it with a heart of gratitude to the Lord.
Text: Psalm 103:1-5Sermon Series: Absolute Praise (Psalm 103)
Why did the deadly cyclone hit Myanmar and the earthquake devastate the Sichuan Province in China? Our first response to questions like that is critical. Psalm 46:10 teaches us to be silent, and in our silence we will know God in the midst of great tragedy.
Text: Psalm 46:10Sermon Series: God of All Comfort
Ray: Here’s a scene from our house, circa 1989. It was 10 P.M. and Joshua and Mark had just returned […]
Sermon Series: Couples Conference 2007
“What Happened, Lord?” It’s a common question, isn’t it? You set out to get a new job, you work hard […]
Sermon Series: Knowing God's Will
The best way not to lose the Holy Spirit in our midst is to watch and pray that it might not happen. Take nothing for granted.
Text: Psalms 51:11Sermon Series: Experiencing God Today: Six Sermons on the Holy Spirit
(This particular sermon was a “tag team” effort where I preached the first part, and Pastor Bob Boerman preached the […]
Text: VariousSermon Series: God Speaks Today
If you know a bit about church history, you know that before Martin Luther became the father of the Protestant […]
Text: Psalm 130:3-4Sermon Series: The Apostles’ Creed
“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, and He delights in his way. Though he fall, […]
Text: Psalm 37:23-24Sermon Series: New Year’s Day Messages