We can’t look to the past and focus on what others have done for Christ. Nor can we live in the future, thinking about what the
Text: Jonah 3Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace
children of today might do thirty years from now. The only generation we can reach is our own.
God will do whatever it takes to bring us to the place where we remember him. He’ll stop at nothing. Whatever it takes to get us on our knees is good for our spiritual growth.
Text: Jonah 2Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace
If God forgave David, he will certainly forgive you. If a murdering adulterer could find grace, there is hope for you and me.
Text: Psalm 51Sermon Series: Psalms for Today
You find out what you really believe when others mistreat you. Sometimes the real test of your faith is what you don’t do.
Text: Matthew 5:11Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
God prefers losers who know their weakness, see their flaws, admit their mistakes, and cry out to him for help.
Text: 2 Corinthians 4:7Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
While living in this flesh, we face the same limitations as others do. We keep going because our confidence is on God, not in ourselves.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3:4-6Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
Maybe we should make 2010 a Year of Good Riddance in which we say farewell to anger, bitterness, blaming, finger pointing, self-justification and a critical spirit, and ask God to grant us a fresh infusion of his grace in all of our relationships.
Text: 2 Corinthians 2:5-11Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
This petition reminds us of how weak we really are. We are sitting ducks for the flaming darts of the devil. Unless the Lord helps us, we will not only face temptation, we will succumb to it every single time.
Text: Matthew 6:13Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
When we pray, “Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors,” we are asking God to forgive our sins according to the same standard we have used in forgiving the sins of others. When you pray this prayer you are really saying, “O God, deal with me as I deal with other people.”
Text: Matthew 6:12Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
“Your kingdom come” is not a passive prayer. If you ever decide to make the kingdom of God the first priority in your life, you may not become a missionary, but you will become fundamentally different from the world around you.
Text: Matthew 6:10Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer