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
When you pray, “Hallowed be your name,” you are both the voice and the feet of that petition. As the very words leave your lips, your life is part of the answer.
Text: Matthew 6:9Sermon Series: And When You Pray: The Deeper Meaning of The Lord’s Prayer
Anyone can sing “Shout to the Lord” when life is good, your health is good, your marriage is strong, your kids are doing well, and all is right with the world. If with Paul and Silas you can sing praise to God at midnight in jail, then what you’ve got is real.
Text: Acts 16:25Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
Peter’s fall proves that anyone can fall at any time so we should be warned. His restoration proves that God’s grace truly is greater than all our sin. Therefore, let sinners everywhere flee to Christ for forgiveness.
Text: John 18:25-27Sermon Series: Beyond Denial: Finding Ourselves in Peter’s Story
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
If only a few people will be saved, how can there be a vast multitude in heaven? And why do so many people miss the narrow gate while many others find it? Life on the midway helps us answer those questions.
Sermon 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
The glory of heaven is the Lamb—Jesus Christ, whose victory is celebrated without end. Jesus is the focal point of heaven and
Text: Revelation 5Sermon Series: The Deeper Meaning of the Cross
the center of all attention. Without Jesus there would be no heaven at all. And without him none of us would ever have a
chance to go there.
Hebrews 11:30 says that “by faith” the walls of Jericho fell. But what kind of faith brings down the walls of impossibility? This message points out five characteristics of the faith God honors when we face long odds and the only way forward doesn’t seem to make any sense.
Text: Hebrews 11:30Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
From the story of Abraham offering Isaac, we learn that God calls us to yield our dearest treasures to him. Anything good can become an idol when it becomes too important to us. What is your Isaac? Are you willing to lay it down for Jesus’ sake?
Text: Hebrews 11:17-19Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith