Jesus sometimes puts us in the fire in order to purify us until He can see His image in us. Remember that He prunes so that we can grow because He is much more interested in our character than He is in our comfort. He takes His launderer’s soap and cleans us so that we’re forgiven. Isaiah 1:18: “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.”
Text: Malachi 2:17-3:5Sermon Series: Step It Up
This is the final sermon in the series, Praying with Paul. We started on the first Sunday of January and […]
Text: Romans 15:30-33Sermon Series: Praying with Paul
With this sermon, we are almost to the end of the “Praying with Paul” series. There is one more sermon […]
Text: Romans 15:5-7Sermon Series: Praying with Paul
Learning how to pray effectively is essential for spiritual growth. Based on the prayers of Paul, we can learn to pray boldly for the commitment of those on the front lines of spiritual conflict, for open doors of opportunity for evangelism, for courage despite difficult circumstances and persecution, and for clarity in presentation of the Gospel – especially encouraging pastors.
Text: Colossians 4:2-4Sermon Series: Praying with Paul
Let God define your life, not earthly circumstances.
Text: I Corinthians 7:17-35Sermon Series: The Overcoming Series
Did the events described in Genesis 1-11 really happen? Does it matter? The answer is yes to both questions. They really happened and it really matters because ideas have consequences. What you believe about where you came from will radically impact the purpose of your life.
Text: Genesis 1:1-2:3Sermon Series: First Things: The Amazing True Story of How the World Came to Be (Genesis 1-11)
The story of Mary Magdalene meeting Jesus at the empty tomb is found only in John’s gospel. I think Mary […]
Text: John 20:11-18Sermon Series: Easter Sermons
Jesus forgets what we remember. And he remembers what we forget. You can find the whole gospel in those two sentences.
Text: Matthew 25:31-46Sermon Series: The Last Days According to Jesus
Many people wonder if we are living in the Last Days. In this message from Matthew 24, Ray Pritchard discusses six signs of the Second Coming of Christ.
Text: Matthew 24:1-14Sermon Series: The Last Days According to Jesus
Over lunch this week, a friend and I discussed the spiritual implications of the terrorist attacks on America. My friend […]
Text: Galatians 6:6-10Sermon Series: Galatians: Truth on Fire