A Boy and a Tree One of my favorite stories from childhood is “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein. If you know the story, many of the boys fondest memories are tied to the playtime he had on the swing of the tree, climbing it, then using the tree as a resource bit by bit until all that was left was…
If you knew the gift of God Introduction Our theme verse for this message is John 4:10 10 Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water. Jesus had been Baptizing…
Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The central concept for today’s message is time — kairos. As one examines time in today text as well as in other portions of Scripture, one quickly realizes that time is a gift. As with all other gifts, God calls…
The Gift You Did Not Know You Wanted. Father has been known to give gifts to His children they did not know they needed or wanted. Jesus is a gift that people do not know they want. Jesus gave forgiveness of sin when they were asking for physical healing. Elisha was plowing the fields and did not know…
The Gospel Project® for Adults
Leader Guide ESV, Unit 6, Session 2, © 2018 LifeWay Christian Resources, Permission granted to reproduce and distribute within the license agreement with purchaser. Edited by Rev. Lex DeLong, M.A. Summary and Goal The construction of the tabernacle, God’s place of dwelling among His people. God provided…
Serving as the church - 2nd Timothy
Take responsibility In this world we know it is hard for people to take responsibility for many things. Timothy specifically, and the church through implication are told to take responsibility. Commissioning and encouraging words to Timothy ( 2Tim4:5 ) 5 But you, be sober in all things, endure hardship,…
Paw Paw Bible Church • Sermon • • 14 views • 25:50
What are the trimmings? The Nativity, The Lights, The Gifts, The Tree, The Feast What is the meaning of each of these trimmings? The Nativity - Tells the Christmas Story. The Lights - Who is the Light of the world? 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He…
What gift will you bring? growing up as a child you probably remember be consumed by what you were getting for Christmas. I don’t know about you. but before the internet we did our “wish list via the sears catalog ..... AS a child it all about what you are getting.... but as you grow older you get joy…
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Central Park Christian Church Topeka • Sermon • • 46 views • 29:14
1 I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one…
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Central Park Christian Church Topeka • Sermon • • 20 views • 32:56
1 But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, 2 and with his wife’s knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and laid it at the apostles’ feet. 3 But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit…
The book of James
In our journey through James we are going to see comparisons between our actions and our faith. Last week I introduced you to the “Faith gauge”, James is asking us to aim for a strong faith. In so doing the question arises, “What is the evidence of a strong faith?” I want you to keep that question in…
This afternoon I want us to continue thinking about love. I want to challenge us to think differently about how we actually love God. We must love God the in the same manner in which He loved us. 10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for…
In Romans 4:1-12 Paul begins to use the faith of Abraham as an example of all those who belive in Jesus Christ proving once again that salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.
Introduction: Two week ago tomorrow we Americans held our annual celebration of the working men and women of our nation. Now, I’d be willing to bet that none of us here thought of Labor Day in that fashion during that long weekend. No, many may have thought of it as the end of summer, or the last weekend…
The Holy Spirit...Who?-El Espiritu Santo...Quien?
Hope City Bilingual Church Admin • Sermon • • 253 views • 1:06:25
Welcome/Bienvenido: TITHE & OFFERING DIEZMO Y OFRENDA (NLT) 5 They went to Moses and reported, “The people have given more than enough materials to complete the job the Lord has commanded us to do!” 6 So Moses gave the command, and this message was sent throughout the camp: “Men and women, don’t prepare…
The Book of Genesis
and I am no longer worthy to be called your son. Make me like one of your hired servants.” ’ “And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new…
The Grace of Giving
The grace of giving is an outcome of our submission to the gospel. Giving to the ministry of the gospel overflows in thanksgiving of more and more people which results in the glory of God!
The Grace of Giving
November is missions emphasis month. Why do we have a missions emphasis month? What is the point? We have several goals in mind including: to revive and increase our zeal for the Great Commission, to help you get to know, in a personal way our current missionaries, and to inspire you to give generously…
Ephesians - The Secrets of the Church
What does the movie "Unhinged" and the Pixar oeuvre have in common? And what does this have to do with Paul's majestic summary of God's grace in Ephesians 2:1-11? And how could this possibly tie in with the 19th century gold rush in North Queensland? You'll have to listen to find out!