We do not gain if we turn away from God in the time of trouble. If we turn away from God, we lose our only ground of hope.
Text: Job 1Sermon 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)
In the spiritual life, direction makes all the difference. True believers aren’t in heaven yet, but they aim their steps in that direction.
Text: Philippians 3:12-14Sermon Series: New Year’s Day Messages
You can have the cheap thrills of the world and feel sick to your stomach the next morning. Or you can have Jesus now, a new life now, forgiveness now, real pleasure now, and you will one day rise to shine like the Morning Star.
Text: Revelation 2:18-29Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
To those who stand strong in the midst of trials, the best is yet to come. We will receive the “crown of life” and reign with Jesus forever. The “second death” in hell cannot touch us at all.
Text: Revelation 2:8-11Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
How easy it is to substitute knowledge for a warm heart toward Jesus. How quickly we justify our hard hearts by pointing to all our well-intentioned religiosity.
Text: Revelation 2:1-7Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
Knowledge alone will not save us and knowledge alone will certainly not change us. You’ve got to do something with the
Text: Romans 12:2Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
knowledge you have.
God intends for the church to become a body of committed, loving truth-tellers. Easy to say, hard to
Text: 2 Corinthians 7:8-13Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
You’ve got a Nineveh in your life right now. Your Nineveh might be someone you love whose behavior has provoked you to the point of anger and bitterness. Nineveh ultimately stands for any part of the will of God that you are afraid to face.
Text: Jonah 4Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace