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)
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
The people of the world can do without our sermons, but they can’t live without our prayers. And if they get our prayers, they might one day listen to our sermons.
Text: Jonah 1:4-17Sermon Series: Outrageous Grace
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
“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
We need an infusion of God’s love to make us open in our friendships, open in our churches, and open on Sunday morning to new people who love the Lord but don’t fit our particular target group.
Text: Galatians 2:11-14Sermon Series: Standalone Messages