“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
I believe in God because nothing in the universe makes sense without him. After all the arguments on both sides are finished, you still have to decide for yourself. You still have to choose. What choice have you made?
Text: Genesis 1:1Sermon Series: What a Christian Believes
Here is God’s dream for every church. That through preaching the gospel men and women everywhere can experience the life-changing power of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. And to be the kind of place where, no matter what kind of week you’ve had, you can come in and say, “Ahh, I’ve made it.”
Text: Romans 12:13-15Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
No believer is safe who faces Satan in his own strength. No believer is more secure than he who goes into battle wearing the whole armor of God.
Text: Ephesians 6:14-17Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
Christianity is not a religion for sissies or for those who want an easy road. If you are looking for an escape from your problems, Jesus is not for you. Christianity is for strong men and women who will not flee from the struggle.
Text: Ephesians 6:12Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
Christians are both pessimists and optimists, but we are much more optimistic because though we see what is happening in the
Text: Ephesians 5:15-17Sermon Series: Soul Food: Ephesians for the 21st-Century
world around us, we know that Jesus Christ conquered the grave. And because he lives, we too will live.
2 Samuel 2-3 tell the story of David’s long struggle to become king over all Israel. His life is a pattern of how God deals with his children. It is God’s plan to vindicate us slowly, bless us openly, surprise us occasionally, and test us continually. God intends to develop our character, and to do that adversity is essential.
Text: 2 Samuel 2-3Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
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)
There are those who have faith and those who don’t. And if you don’t have faith, you cannot please God. True faith, faith that rests on God and his Word and believes all that he has said, true faith sees the unseen and say, “Yes, it is true.”
Text: Hebrews 11:3-7Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
Procrastination destroys many good intentions. Some things must be done “before winter” or they will not be done at all. There are doors of opportunity that open before us today, but if we do not take advantage of them, tomorrow they will be forever shut.
Text: 2 Timothy 4:21Sermon Series: Passing the Torch (II Timothy)