January 2022 Topical Messages
Getting Out of Getting Stuck Bobbi and I returned from our end of February-March 2020 cruise vacation to have the nation locked down the following Monday. Although our 50th anniversary was in June of 2021, we weren’t able to take our celebratory cruise vacation until a couple months after, in the relative…
Love One Another
Grief & Mourning “Grief is the painful emotion of sorrow caused by the loss or impending loss of anyone or anything that has deep meaning to you.” Biblical Counseling Keys on Grief Recovery, June Hunt. Be gracious to me, O Lord , for I am in distress; my eye is wasted from grief; my soul and my body…
Philippians: Summer 2019
Rev. Christian B Creyer • Sermon • • 73 views • 17:41
Over the last few weeks, we have begun to explore Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi. We have learned that Paul thought that the church needs to live a life that exhibits our belief that God is always in control. We learned that Paul believes, even when things are at their worst, that we need to…
Introduction Last week we introduced Xerxes a King of kings that was a fool. Showing off his glory through a 6 month party and then throwing a 7th day part for the common folk. Where every single guest got a unique Gold cup. and You thought your grab bags were cool. When he is really drunk he decides…
Introduction I love ancient civilizations and so from time to time I will look at pictures and read articles about them. It is incredible to me that right now buildings exist that were constructed in ancient times. For example, the isle of Malta is home to temples believed to be several thousand years…
Choose the correct building materials. The Church is like a building construction project. It is a metaphor of teachers and teachings... Teachers and Teachings Let’s trace the context here... Paul is rebuking the Corinthians for their divisiveness over their leaders (1:10-17). The reason the Corinthians…
Job finally speaks. He gives voice to his anguish and his grief and his pain. After weeks or months of loneliness, agony, and despair; after sitting in silence for seven days since the arrival of his three friends- Job, like a torrential rain, opens his mouth and with broad heavy brush strokes paints…
Russell Jeffares • Vintage Grace Church • Sermon • • 519 views • 59:29
Introduction Main Idea : Suffering and affliction are going to happen. It is how we respond to it that is important. Are you growing bitter? or are you growing better? Illustration : Confession. You guys might not think the same about me after this, but you need to know. I sometime like chick flicks.…
Words of Encouragement 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord , and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields…
Ordinary People: Radical Joy
Jeremy Norton • Mountainview Church Whitehorse • Sermon • • 61 views • 31:47
In this world we’re bombarded with temptation to focus on ourselves. Our status, popularity, career, authority, position, wealth, security, time, race, nationality, sexuality, feelings, thoughts, identity. All of these used by Satan to bring our focus off of Jesus and onto ourselves. Religious Leaders were bringing a works-based teaching into the Philippian church. Match this with a Philippian culture striving for status and position, it was a recipe for disaster. Paul addresses the problem.
LL Clay • NorthPointe Church of God - Nacogdoches, TX • Sermon • • 29 views • 29:47
God designed us to grieve over many types of losses in order to help us accept the new normal for our lives. When grief is intense, how do we walk through the darkness and pain? How do we grieve without sinning? How do we help others in their gried? Pastor Clay walks us through Job's experiences and other Scriptures to help us understand grief in a healthy way.
Another Very Bad Day We are taking a look through the book of Job. It is going to be a bit dark and troublesome for a while. But, there are some parts that we will see as we go through that paint some positives about the Lord. Here is something to keep in mind. Grief can be an act of worship The CHARACTER…
A Very Bad Day When you come to church you come to be lifted up. Job is not the book you think about when you want to be made happy! But, it is in here, and it is in here for a reason. There are some great lessons in Job and we are going to spend some time in this book to glean from it what we can. Now,…
Gospel of Luke
Bulls of Bashan Some of you have gone through Psalm 22 with me in the context of the crucifixion of Jesus, others of you have not. Today we are going to look at some theology, but we are going to dissect this as literature, because this writing speaks to anyone who has been abandoned. Psalm 22 is about…
Dying Well, Grieving Well
Tom Sweeney • Tapestry Church • Sermon • • 74 views • 47:58
We explore the many losses people can experience in life, the inner responses we experience (grief) and the outward expressions of those responses (mourning). A rough timeline of grief is edscribed, as well as how we can accompany those who are grieving.
Exodus: Freed To Worship
Brad Reid • Zion Baptist Church • Sermon • • 19 views • 31:36
Loss is part of our lives... but we often view it as an interruption or an alien intruder into our plans and lives. However, Jesus helps us to understand how we can engage in grief and loss in a biblical way. Jesus, fully God and fully human, entered into the reality of anguish, grief and sorrow and shows us how we can do the same.