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
One day the Sadducees tried to trick Jesus with a very weird question. Jesus’ surprising answer teaches us a great deal about life after death. Our hope of the resurrection rests on the faithfulness of God. Our hope for the future rests not in science, not in speculation, not in some proof text, but in the character of God himself!
Text: Luke 20:27-40Sermon Series: Close Encounters with Jesus
2 Samuel 2-3 tell the story of David’s long struggle to become king over all Israel. His life is a pattern of how God deals with his children. It is God’s plan to vindicate us slowly, bless us openly, surprise us occasionally, and test us continually. God intends to develop our character, and to do that adversity is essential.
Text: 2 Samuel 2-3Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
The amazing faith of Moses’ parents shows us the high value that God puts on children, including those children that are born in less than ideal circumstances. Christians love children because God loves children. Ours is true pro-family religion.
Text: Hebrews 11:23Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
In this message, Ray Pritchard talks about the five character qualities that relate to a man and his anger. When our power is not under God’s control, we hurt ourselves and those closest to us. We need God’s help so that we might become like Jesus who was both gentle and strong, a true “gentle man.”
Sermon Series: Couples Conference 2007
God may arrange things so that your faith bears vast fruit in the years to come. Your legacy will be most clearly seen after you have gone to heaven. Sarah never lived to see the world-changing impact of her faith in God, but we still remember her 4000 years later and honor her example.
Text: Hebrews 11:11-12Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
There are those who have faith and those who don’t. And if you don’t have faith, you cannot please God. True faith, faith that rests on God and his Word and believes all that he has said, true faith sees the unseen and say, “Yes, it is true.”
Text: Hebrews 11:3-7Sermon Series: Outrageous Faith
Our sovereign God allows enemies to enter our lives for our ultimate good. They are often people we are close to; family, people at work, or even in our church. God’s message to us is to love, bless, and pray for them. In doing this, He will bless us. We cannot be set free until we set them free to be blessed by the Lord.
Text: Jeremiah 29:7Sermon Series: Survivor Babylon: How to Make the Best of a Bad Situation
Contentment is not about geography. It’s about your heart. You can serve God in Babylon just as well as you can in Jerusalem. It’s a hard lesson, but it is also good news if we will receive it from the Lord. Let God define your life, not your circumstances.
Text: Jeremiah 29:4-6Sermon Series: Survivor Babylon: How to Make the Best of a Bad Situation
Enjoy the life God has given you. Live every day to the max. Have a blast while you last.
Sermon Series: Chasing the Wind (Ecclesiastes)