Stand Alone: Vision and Future
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Central Park Christian Church Topeka • Sermon • • 88 views • 57:58
Intro: My dog Brick was about three things; eating, napping with a rock in the mouth, and loving his master. In the nine years I had Brick I knew this about him; he would never ever waiver from those things. Those were what he was about. Those were his first loves. Same for our cat Obi. So, what are…
Graduation from High School is a very exciting time. However, the excitement also comes with a ton of stress. While graduation, whether it’s from college, high school, middle school or even Kindergarten can bring excitement, relief and the start of big new plans, for many graduates it also can bring…
Mark 13:14-23 HORRORS ON THE HORIZON Intro : For some time now, we have been following Jesus through the events of His life, as they are recorded in the Gospel of Mark. We have spent the last four months following Jesus through the last week of His life. He is on His way to the cross to give His life…
Genesis: The Blessing
How to know the best thing to do. Mac... the clumsiest retriever. Wanting to, but missing when it comes to timing Makes him look silly Timing is crucially important. Doing what you should do exactly when you should do it. It’s a question that has challenged people across time; but in a much more serious…
He was in the world, and the world was made through him, yet the world did not know him. He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the…
The Wonder Of Christmas
Hope - While we long to see God take action, when we have no clue about His view of time! Introduction: Part of the Wonder of Christmas is how God chose to give much needed hope to His people. For years and years before Jesus ever fulfilled the hundreds of prophecies that pointed to His initial arrival,…
Our brains are wonderful. Have you ever stopped to consider your brain? Despite what we believe it is true that all of us have one, including me. We are able to remember many things. Sometimes we can remember “useless” facts like, you are 2x more likely to be killed by a vending machine than a shark;…
Faith In Action: A Study of James
Introduction There is this movie on Amazon Prime called the “Tomorrow War.” In this movie Dan Forester (Chris Pratt) is a former special forces soldier who is a biology teacher now. He is struggling in his career and just in a difficult situation. He is watching tv with his family when there is a portal…
So Far In Hebrews... Hebrews 1 - God revealed Himself most clearly through Jesus Hebrews 2 - The message declared by angels and proclaimed by Jesus is the Gospel Hebrews 3 - The writer compares Jesus to Moses and implores people to listen to the Spirit’s voice while it remains today Hebrews 4 - We can…
Book of Philippians
This world as we know it won't last. For many that's good news. Why? Because we're living for a different world. A better one. The Apostle Paul speaks of that in this section of Philippians.
In His Steps
1 Peter 1:3-5 Making the Right Choice Ashley George, an unmarried businesswoman, started a retail store after college. After several years of hard work, her business venture failed, leaving no money or clear path forward, until one day the phone rang – twice. The first caller was a former college professor…
We’re starting a new series this morning where we’re going to be looking at the the book of First Peter. As we do that, I want to give you a bit of background on this letter written by the disciples of Jesus. First, this is the same Peter who was a fisherman when he was called and left his nets, who…
Christ is the way series
The Way to life Jesus is the Way, the way to God (Jn14:6) and He is the Way to life (Jn10:10) life now and life beyond this life, in the hereafter (Jn11:25) This morning we are looking at our life, present possession and our life our future hope. Jesus the way to God (Jn14:6) 6 Jesus told him, “I am…
Many people are unwilling to experience the new things God is trying to do in their lives because of the baggage that keeps them longing for the past. When we wonder, "what if" or "if only," we rob ourselves of the fresh work of God within us that can take us places we cannot imagine.
Righteousness of God revealed - Book of Romans
Great expectations (Great expectations picture here) Great expectations is more than a book, or a movie made from the book. Do you ever have expectations of yourself or others? What does the word expectation mean? Defined (N) It is a strong belief that something will happened or be the case in the future.…
Colin Cameron • Sermon • • 96 views • 12:17
Our current reality might look all that great on paper. The church is under pressure like it hasn't been in a long time. We can be quite discouraged at the number of losses over the recent years. However, the message of the cross is a foolish one. If we think the church is perishing, then we need to rely on the message of the cross -- be foolish and believe that we do have a future.
Rejoicing Through Revelation
Focus on the hope that this description stirs in the heart of finding that city whose builder and Maker is God (Heb. 11:10). Draw the attention to the central focus of the city - The Lord, Lamb Temple, God's People becoming the Holy of Holies into Eternity.
Rejoicing Through Revelation
Having described New Jerusalem’s descent, we now consider the Revelator’s description of this indescribable place which the Lord has prepared for them that love Him.
Rejoicing Through Revelation
Do you have the hope of heaven in your soul? Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sins of the world! NOTE: We apologize in advance for areas where the sound quality is not as clear as desired.
I appreciate the music that our worship leaders pick up, purposefully leading us to look away from the craziness of this world and look to God. We are blessed to have musicians who take this responsibility seriously. Some churches have leaders who just throw a few songs together. Some churches don’t…
Christians & Mental Illness
Raise your hand if you’ve heard any of these sayings before. First, raise your hand if you’ve heard, “God never gives you more than you can handle.” Now, keep your hands raised if you believe it. Second, raise your hand if you’ve heard, “God helps those who help themselves.” Now, keep your hands raised…