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)
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
The Sardis spirit overtakes us whenever we begin to take God’s gifts for granted. How quickly we can become the Church of the Living Dead and not even know it.
Text: Revelation 3:1-6Sermon Series: Email from Jesus (Revelation 2-3)
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)
We can’t look to the past and focus on what others have done for Christ. Nor can we live in the future, thinking about what the
Text: Jonah 3Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace
children of today might do thirty years from now. The only generation we can reach is our own.
Can God set a table in the wilderness? Yes, he can. But you’ll never know as long as you stay in Egypt.
Text: Psalm 78:19Sermon Series: Psalms for Today
I am Barabbas. Every man is. Murderer, thief, criminal, insurrectionist, lawbreaker, rioter. Justly imprisoned, rightly condemned, freed from punishment by a substitute who died in my place.
Text: Matthew 27:15-26Sermon Series: Faces Around the Cross
When you have had all you can take, when the world seems to collapse around you, stand up, lift your head, and shout to the skies: His love endures forever!
Text: Psalm 136Sermon Series: Psalms for Today
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