My Life in the Church
Intro : How important are the words we use and the way we use them? You’ve heard the old saying, “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me,” that we know is a lie. Words can be an encouraging force for good or they can be a powerful tool of destruction. [ Illus. ] A father and…
If your tongue has ever gotten you into trouble… Raise your hand! — Turn to your neighbor and say: “I’m not surprised!” We’re not surprised, are we? It happens to all of us! — We have ALL had the experience of saying something, and then wishing we hadn’t said it! — “Putting our foot in our mouth!” There…
Reformation Sunday (Observed)
Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him, “If you abide in my word you are my disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:31-32 These are Thy Words O Lord. Help us, and sanctify us in the Truth. Thy Word is Truth. Amen. The Reformation of the Holy…
We are being charged to walk out the words given to us. Is prophesy a road map in our lives? Is what Jesus says you are a road map for your life? 18 “I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it. Jesus calls Simon who he…
Psalms - Songs from the Heart
In Psalm 7, David responds to accusations in surprising ways. Yet, when we look deeper, we see that his response is so much more fruitful than the responses of our contemporaries. In our world, where words are becoming terribly powerful, as they were in the ancient world, we must, like David, find a way to deal with accusations. Join us as we explore David's holy response, and how it draws us closer to God.
Acts 17:1-12 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. Thessalonica Passed through Amphipoli & Apolonia (presumedly no synagogues) Pauls entered the synagogue AS WAS CUSTOM He was there to spread the Gospel The brothers…
Heart of Stone
That Rest For we who have believed enter that rest, as he has said, “As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest,’ ” although his works were finished from the foundation of the world. For he has somewhere spoken of the seventh day in this way: “And God rested on the seventh day from all his…
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Rossville Christian Church • Sermon • • 76 views • 31:33
Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, “I am only joking!” For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases. As charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. The…
How does God sanctify His people? How does God work out practical holiness in our lives? How does God cause us to grow spiritually? There is and always has been one answer to these questions. For every person who has a personal relationship with the God of the universe, for all of those who call themselves…
Central Park Christian Church (Derek Slack) • Rossville Christian Church • Sermon • • 93 views • 36:59
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud. Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord . 1. Pride leads to _foolish behavior_ 2. Follow…
Whose version of the story are you going to believe? Mom making up stories about you when you were little Wife making up stories about you when you sleep Issue- whose authority is to be believed? This is the heart of the issue in 2 Peter 1 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which…
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…
Genesis: Foundational Principles for Life
GOD CREATED… this is a powerful phrase! God brought into existence, created, made life! ( John 1:4 … “ In Him was life ”) Psalm 33:6 ; 9 the psalmist states powerfully.... By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host. For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded,…
A desire for personal glory affects us in more ways that we care to admit. Illustration: Last week we had our Christmas program and one of the songs included all of the little kids from junior church. I love those kinds of specials, because you never know what those kids are going to do when they stand…
For whatever reason, all of my kids are late crawlers. My youngest is 10 months and he has not started to crawl yet. Just like any good dad, I want my kids to succeed and excel at life so I have attempted several times to give my 10 month old baby some instruction on how to crawl. This can be quite difficult…
How long does it take to build a solid trusting relationship with someone? Does it take a little amount of time or a lot of time? What if I told you that you had a half hour to get to know a complete stranger and that after that half hour you would be required to make a decision about whether or not…
Austin Keller • Ubly Christian Church • Sermon • • 5 views • 21:46
In John's gospel, Jesus returns Galilee region with a warm welcome and is confronted by a distressed Official who pleas Jesus to visit his son for healing. With the word of Jesus the son is restored and the Official comes to believe in Jesus as the Messiah.
Roshni Thomas • ALF Kuwait • Sermon • • 56 views • 30:37
How effective are your words? We can imprison or set people free with our words. As the Japanese use gold glue to make back a ceramic ware, let us use our words to mold people together like Christ.
Jeremy Norton • Mountainview Church Whitehorse • Sermon • • 152 views • 28:13
Lonely Planet has become the leader in travel guides, with 40 years experience, 500 titles, and 120 million books in print; not counting their digital platform. Lonely Planet guides are known to improve the destination-experience. The Bible can be considered the guidebook for life's journey. It holds the knowledge and the map to keep us on the right path, and it will certainly improve the experience of our journey.