Intro Turn to Matt 13 Jesus = Prophesied Messiah = Davidic King !! 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I…
How We Grow
Rev. Christian B Creyer • Sermon • • 531 views • 16:43
Let us pray…Gracious and loving God, we come before you today ready, ready to join back together in a physical space, ready to be in fellowship with one another, and so ready to see the faces of those we love and greet each Sunday morning. We are ready but we are not ready. There is much holding us back…
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
I had two friends who decided to join the army at the same time… in fact they were going to be attending boot camp together as well! Both prepared differently… One decided to begin to run, workout, do push-ups, and be ready when the day came for them to go. The other decided that the Army always gears…
The Gospel for REAL Life - A Study of 1 Peter
Mike Measley • EFBC - Evangelical Free Bible Church • Sermon • • 142 views • 51:39
Today we are continuing our study through Peter’s 1st letter. Peter wrote this letter to encourage believers in His day. However, the words the Holy Spirit inspired Him to write, are just as needed today. We face the same struggles of various kinds. God allows trials in our lives to test us. Not so that…
“Never meet your hero, because you will always be disappointed.” We usually have some great expectations for who these people are and what they do, so it is a let down when we find out that they aren’t that different from us. I wonder if the Greek followers in this passage, had that same thought when…
When I was a kid, I had to plant a seed for some sort of VBS craft. Every kid got a styrofoam cup, some dirt, and a seed. I have no idea what the overall purpose was for the craft. But, hey, I was excited to plant that seed. I took the styrofoam cup home. Proudly placed it on our front stoop. And promptly…
The Life of Christ
Ken Richter • Soldier Creek Church of Christ • Sermon • • 9 views • 37:27
A study of Matthew 13 reveals many parables of Jesus using seeds and other small things that contain great power. This lesson asks whether or not we truly understand what God is trying to tell us when He reveals that we, like the Kingdom of Heaven, starts out as a seed.
The Sower 4 Soils Hardened Hearer “You, then, listen to the parable of the sower: When anyone hears the word about the kingdom and doesn’t understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the one sown along the path. Shallow Hearer And the one sown on rocky ground—this…
Book of Luke
Pastor George Coon • ELBC • Sermon • • 8 views • 41:18
Looking at Jesus parable about the seed and the types of ground the seed falls on. Understanding the seed to be the hearts of mankind, and the different ways they respond to hearing God's word. But, seeing that with work all can become good ground.
Dr. James L. Stevens • Lacey Seventh-day Adventist Church • Sermon • • 2 views • 36:48
The Sower, the Seed, and the Soil: Part 2 - Dr. James L. Stevens 2023-02-04 Theme Text: Mark 4:20 NIV "Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times what was sown." Welcome to the Lacey Seventh-day Adventist Church where our mission is sharing the love of God that brings hope, healing, and peace, through Jesus Christ. Whether you're a regular member, a returning visitor, or this is your first time with us, we are so glad you joined us for worship today! CCLI License # 948343; CCLI Live Stream # 20889989
What are the different parables Jesus taught about the kingdom of Heaven? What lessons might we draw from studying them?