Sermons on Sermons

Sermons on Sermons

A Prayer for all Seasons

A Prayer for all Seasons Matthew 6:9-13 Praying Risky Prayers (Series) A PRAYER FOR ALL SEASONS Matthew 6:9-13 “This, then, is how you should pray; Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one, for yours…

Getting out of the Pit

Getting Out Of The Pit Daniel 6:25-28 Courage In A Hostile Culture (Stories From Daniel)(Daniel 6:10-25 Recap)What’s preventing you from getting out of the pit and moving forward?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Daniel 6:25-28 Then King Darius wrote to all the nations and peoples of every language in all the earth: “May you prosper greatly! 26 “I issue a decree that in every part of my kingdom people must fear and reverence the God of Daniel.“For he is the living God and he endures forever;…

What Are You Known For?

What Are You Known For?    Daniel 6:10 Courage In A Hostile Culture (Stories From Daniel) Daniel 6:1-5 It pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom, 2 with three administrators over them, one of whom was Daniel. The satraps were made accountable to them so that the king might not suffer loss. 3 Now Daniel so distinguished himself among the administrators and the satraps by his exceptional qualities that the king planned to set him over the whole kingdom. 4 At this, the administrators and the…

No One Can Defeat God’s Will

No One Can Defeat God’s Will Daniel 4:36-37 Courage In A Hostile Culture (Stories From Daniel) Nebuchadnezzar is corrupted through vanity and pride.                    Daniel’s interpretation of the King’s dream.                     Daniel urges the king to repent and avoid this terrible judgment.                 The king is humbled through insanity. Daniel 4:36-37 At the same time that my sanity was restored, my honor and splendor were returned to me for the glory of my kingdom. My…

The Cost of True Worship

The Cost Of True Worship Daniel 3:16-18 Courage In A Hostile Culture (Stories From Daniel) When and how do we stand against authority? Daniel 3:16-18  Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. 17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. 18 But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your…

Snobs Offend Jesus

Snobs Offend Jesus   Proverbs 25:6-7         What Would You Do (Series)   Proverbs 25:6-7 Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among his great men; 7 it is better for him to say to you, “Come up here,” than for him to humiliate you before his nobles. Pride is an ugly sin with great consequences.    Where or with who do you struggle with pride? James 2:1-4  My brothers, as believers…

Knowing God’s Power Personally

Knowing God’s Power Personally   Exodus 13:17-18 What Would You Do (Series)   God’s path for you isn’t the shortest or the easiest path.                                     Exodus 13:17-18 When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, “If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.” 18 So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. The Israelites went up…

Inward Battles Cause Outward Battles

Inward Battles Cause Outward Battles James 4:1-7  What Would You Do (Series)   Vs. 1-3 The problem of conflicting passions.                                            James 4:1-3 What causes fights and quarrels among you?                                                           -We are at war with others. Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. 3 When you ask, you do not…

Real Freedom In An Oppressed Culture

Real Freedom In An Oppressed Culture Hebrews 12:1-3 What Would You Do? (Series)   Hebrews 12:1a                                                                                                                       Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, Who are these witnesses and what do they have in common? Hebrews 12:1b                                                                                                                       let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Romans 12:21                                                                                                       Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good. What hinders…

Defeating the Crafty Serpent

Defeating The Crafty Serpent    Genesis 3:1-7 What Would You Do? (Series)   Genesis 3:1a Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals  the Lord God had made. Know your enemy. Who Is Lucifer, Why Did He Rebel? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Genesis 3:1b He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” He wants you to doubt God. Where do you struggle in trusting God? (2 Cor 10:4-5)…

The Power of the Sabbath

The Power Of The Sabbath   Hebrews 4:1-13 What Would You Do? (Series) Hebrews 4:1-5    Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. 2 For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because they did not share the faith of those who obeyed. 3 Now we who have believed…

The Cure For Anxiety

The Cure For Anxiety Psalm 139:23-24 What Would You Do? (series)   Psalm 139:23-24 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Are you willing to be real with God? What are you afraid of? _______________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 43:2 When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk…

What Would You Do? Right Thinking Series

Right Thinking    Genesis 2:25 What Would You Do?   Do you experience emotional freedom?     Genesis 2:25   Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame. What causes shame? Genesis 3:7-10  (Fear)  Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves. 8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool…

You Have Found Favor With God – Service/Sermon

You Have Found Favor With God  Luke 1:26-38   God With Us (Series)   In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Blessings can be challenging.    Why did Jesus choose Mary? _______________________________________________________________________ 29 Mary was greatly troubled…

You’ve Seen God – Service 12-5-20

You’ve Seen God   Service 12-5-20 John 14:1-9  God With Us (Series) John 14:1-4  “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. 4 You know the way…