Christians are narrow-minded about God’s truth. We believe something the chattering classes find incredible. We believe that God has spoken in his Word and that his Word is to be obeyed, not debated.
Text: Revelation 2:12-17Sermon 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)
You do the figuring. Which is greater? Your sorrows or the vast and immeasurable promises of God, made in his Word, guaranteed by the Spirit, and purchased for us in the death and resurrection of our Lord?
Text: 2 Corinthians 4:16-18Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
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
If we are indeed living in the last days before the return of Christ, we should expect things to get better and worse at the same time. We should expect hard times and good times, increasing opposition and amazing open doors, trouble ahead and glorious gospel victories.
Sermon Series: World Missions
We can live in such a way that others see Christ in us. But for that to happen we must be broken so that the light of Christ can come shining through us.
Text: 2 Corinthians 4:10-12Sermon Series: Never Give Up! (2 Corinthians)
So what can we expect as Christians who live in this world? Well, we can say with Jimmy Stewart, it’s a wonderful life. But it’s not an easy life.
Text: 2 Corinthians 4:8-9Sermon 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)
These four pictures of the Holy Spirit reveal different aspects of his ministry to us. We pray to know the Holy Spirit more deeply for he is Living Water, New Wine, Refreshing Wind, and Blazing Fire from Heaven.
Text: Four Pictures of the Holy SpiritSermon Series: What a Christian Believes