OPEN IN PRAYER HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT YOUR CALLING? In life there is a call and there is a cost. We are called to answer the call. 26 For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; Calling What is it about a call? It goes…
Life as the church - Book of 1 Timothy
A Christians “Jihad” Jihad is a fight or struggle against enemies of Islam. So, what is a Christian Jihad? In other instances that word can be translated at “holy war” or in a literal meaning “struggle.” A Christian struggle may come in several ways. Personal : an inner struggle against evil that is…
The Gospel Project® for Adults
Leader Guide ESV, Unit 3, Session 3 Summary and Goal In the past few sessions, we have followed Jacob as he tricked his father and brother, fled from his home, and traveled to Paddan-aram to find a wife. Even amidst more deception by Jacob and others, God was faithful to His promise to be with Jacob…
Preaching Through the Bible
Jedidiah Cary • Sermon • • 133 views • 44:17
4 Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” God knows you God consecrated you God appointed you 1 Peter 2:9 (ESV) 9 … You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy…
I don’t know if you have noticed the ones plastered all over the room and in the hallways and foyer. Our series starting today is called One. For the next three weeks we are going to look at how God has made us to be one body working together in community. Even though we are individuals we come together…
How to Handle Emotions
4 Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying: 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” 6 Then said I: “Ah, Lord God ! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth.” 7 But the Lord said to me: “Do not say, ‘I am a youth,’…
Ephesians - From Rags to Riches
Why, as Christians, do we spend so much time looking for things to make us complete? We stay confused on the fact of whether Jesus Christ is sufficient. Paul has expressed his thankfulness for their salvation, their belief in Jesus Christ is the son of God and died for our sins and was buried in our…
For our reading this morning, I’m going to invite Drew up to read our Scripture for us this morning: Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision. At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow…
So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God. He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ…
Introduction: As the title figure in the movie Father of the Bride, Steve Martin does everything he can think of to cut the cost of his daughter’s upcoming wedding: trying on the old tuxedo he’s outgrown, offering to be the backyard chef at a down-home barbecue reception, slashing the guest list down…
Have you ever been overwhelmed? I’m not talking about being out numbered, I’m talking about being face to face with something that takes your breath away, that leaves you without words, that for even a moment causes you to stop in your tracks as you do your best to try to comprehend what it is. It could…
Last week we looked at the verse where Jesus likened the kingdom to a fishing net. There are all types of people in this net. And one day there is going to be a great separation where God will separate those that have followed Christ and those that haven’t. I told you that it is our job to participate…
This broken world... This is a completely broken world we live in, amen? There is no doubt of that. This past week has proven just how broken it really is.... Over the last week, we have watched our nation experience a deepening divide that threatens to rip us apart.... And its not just outside the Church!…
Romans: The Righteous Live By Faith
God’s summoning of individuals and people to himself, so that they will belong to him and serve him in his world. The calling of a believer may involve a specific place, task, or vocation in life.
Now is the Time 4 the True Gospel
Now is the Time Have you ever been the last one picked to play on a team? Or were you picked first to play? Not just the appointed few, the appointed (and empowered) many. There were 72. Jesus is Calling a Courageous People Another side to the Shepherd: Sending Lambs Among Wolves What is the Task? Do…
How to Act/Actions Series
Pastor Cherry Geo. Smith, III • BFC • Sermon • • 3 views • 57:56
Every child of God has a specific call on their lives that God is committed to seeing to it that the job gets accomplished. This sermon will help you understand that call more clearly. Enjoy!
M.T. Abraham • ALF Kuwait • Sermon • • 30 views • 35:14
Concerned about what's going on in your life? Remember to praise God in every circumstance. God is on your side. He'll turn around your situation when you praise him.
Following Moses, Finding Jesus
Has God ever called you to do something you didn't want to do? Maybe you didn't feel adequately? Maybe you felt that someone else could do a better job? You beg God to choose someone else but He doesn't. He has chosen you! At some point, we need to have the courage to answer God's call. Today, we unpack Moses' call to leadership and the excuses he tried to give God. Then we'll parallel Moses' call to save Israel, with Jesus' call to save humanity.