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)
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)
If you’ve been running, here is some good news. It is never too late to stop running from God.
Text: Jonah 1:4-17Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace
“When we put our coming glory on the scales of eternity, the passing prosperity of the wicked amounts to nothing at all.”
Text: Psalm 73Sermon Series: Psalms for Today
That’s the way it was that first Christmas night 2000 years ago. Baby sleeping, mother dreaming, father thinking, and God watching over it all.
Sermon Series: Christmas Messages
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
The plateaus of life make us deeper, stronger, tougher and more resilient. If you’re on a plateau right now, give thanks to God because it’s part of his plan to make you more like Jesus.
Text: Galatian 5:16-17Sermon Series: Living on a Spiritual Plateau
Spiritual plateaus, like physical plateaus, are natural and normal and necessary. They are part of God’s “scenery” of the Christian life.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3:18Sermon Series: Living on a Spiritual Plateau
We are still the aroma of Christ to the saved and to the lost. Some believe and are saved. Others reject and are lost. That was true 2000 years ago, and it is still true today.
Text: 2 Corinthians 2:12-17Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
Listed below are hymns, gospel songs and choruses that correspond to the various parts of the Lord’s Prayer. I have found it helpful to sing my way through the Lord’s Prayer using these songs to focus my thoughts.
Text: Matthew 6:9-13Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer